Kota Kinabalu International Airport

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Kota Kinabalu International Airport (IATA: BKI) is Sabah's international gateway and is located 8 kilometres from the city of Kota Kinabalu. It is the second busiest airport in Malaysia. Airlines with flights servicing Kota Kinabalu include Malaysia Airlines, Air Asia, Dragonair, Korean Air and Silk Air.

There are many daily flights to Kota Kinabalu from Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Johor Bahru in the peninsula; Kuching and Miri in Sarawak; Sandakan and Tawau in Sabah. The flight duration is approximately 2.5 hours from the peninsula. Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia service these routes but book at least a month ahead to get good rates. AirAsia and other budget airlines operate from the Terminal 2 of the airport.

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Airlines, Destinations and Terminals

There are 2 terminals. For more information about airlines, also see the list of airlines and the details about flying with budget airlines.

Terminal 1

  • Asiana Airlines - Seoul-Incheon
  • Dragonair - Hong Kong
  • Jetstar Asia Airways - Singapore
  • Korean Air - Seoul-Incheon
  • Malaysia Airlines - Hong Kong, Johor Bahru, Kaohsiung, Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, Labuan, Osaka-Kansai, Perth, Sandakan, Seoul-Incheon, Tawau, Taipei-Taoyuan, Tokyo-Haneda
  • Malaysia Airlines operated by MASwings - Bandar Seri Begawan, Bintulu, Kuching, Kudat, Labuan, Lahad Datu, Lawas, Miri, Mulu, Sandakan, Sibu, Tawau
  • Royal Brunei Airlines - Bandar Seri Begawan
  • SilkAir - Singapore

Terminal 2

  • AirAsia - Bandar Seri Begawan, Clark, Hong Kong, Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, Labuan, Miri, Penang, Sandakan, Shenzhen, Singapore, Taipei-Taoyuan, Tawau
  • Cebu Pacific - Manila
  • Eastar Jet - Seoul-Incheon
  • Firefly - Kuala Lumpur
  • Indonesia AirAsia - Jakarta



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