Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Airport

Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport (IATA: KUA, ICAO: WMKD) is an airport that serves Kuantan, a city in the state of Pahang in Malaysia. The airport is located 15 km from the city. In 2009, the airport handled 226,912 passengers on 3,110 flights, though the airport is able to handle over one million passengers annually. In 2008, Taiwan and Tourism Malaysia had co-operated that there were 23 charter flights directly from Taipei to Kuantan Airport, this condition had made Kuantan Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport the first airport in East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia that received international flights. Passengers have to walk from the aircraft to the arrival hall. Co-located with the airport is RMAF Kuantan, housing 6 Squadron (BAE Hawk) and 19 Squadron (MiG-29) of the Royal Malaysian Air Force.

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Kuantan

Kuantan is the the state capital of Pahang, Malaysia. It is near the mouth of the Kuantan River and faces the South China Sea. Kuantan is the ninth largest city in Malaysia. The National Physical Plan 2005 identified Kuantan as one of the future growth centres and a hub for trade, commerce, transportation and tourism. Kuantan is considered the social, economic and commercial hub for the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia due to its strategic location. Rapid development has transformed and modernised Kuantan. Recently, the introduction of Malaysia's first Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Kuantan is designed to boost the regional economy, tourism and growth.

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LCCs operating in Kuantan

Direct flights from Kuantan

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