Airport Sandakan

Airport Sandakan

Sandakan Airport is the second largest airport in the Malaysian state of Sabah behind Kota Kinabalu airport. Along with the state of Sarawak, Sabah is in the north-west of the Indonesian archipelago, Borneo (ind. Kalimantan.)
  • URL: Sandakan (SDK)
  • Time zone: GMT 8
  • Service telephone: +60 (0) 89 667 782
  • Address: Lapangan Terbang Sandakan, Peti Surat 1719, 90719 Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
  • Operating company: Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad
  • Parking: Yes; paid short and long-term parking
  • Nearby cities: Sandakan (10 km)
  • Directions by car: The airport is near the main road 22 about 8 km or 5 miles west of the inner city.
  • Flight distribution on the days of the week: Monday (14.25%), Tuesday (14.25%), Wednesday (13.97%), Thursday (15.08%), Friday (13.69%), Saturday (14.80%), Sunday (13.97%)
  • Alternative spelling: Сандакан, Σαντακάν, سانداكان, سانداکان, サンダカン, 센다칸, 山打根, सैंडकन, ซานดากัน

Most popular destinations from Sandakan (Flights per week )

  1. Kota Kinabalu (48, 46,15 %)
  2. Kuala Lumpur-International Airport (38, 36,54 %)
  3. Tawau (16, 15,38 %)
  4. other (1.92 %)

Top airlines (percentage of departures and arrivals)

  1. AirAsia Berhad (134, 48,20 %)
  2. Malaysia Airlines (42, 15,11 %)
  3. Firefly (38, 13,67 %)
  4. Emirates Airline (16, 5,76 %)
  5. Qatar Airways (16, 5,76 %)
  6. other (11.5 %)

Location
The airport is about 8 km or 5 miles northwest of downtown. There is currently no direct shuttle bus from the airport into the city centre. However, about 500 meters outside the airport grounds, the bus # 7 (Batu-bus), stops at 30 minute intervals every day and goes into the city. Alternatively, please take a taxi or rent a car.