Kuching Airport Departures KCH

Kuching International Airport (KIA Departures)

Address: 900A, 93250 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
IATA airport code: KCH
Elevation: 27 m
Phone: +60 82-454 242
Owner: Government of Malaysia
Passengers: 5,564,722 (9.2%)
Aircraft movements: 56,876 (11.3%)

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Kuching International Airport (KIA) serves the southwestern Sarawak region of Malaysia. It is the gateway to Sarawak, Sabah, and Brunei; it can handle 5 million passengers in a year and the KIA departures keep increasing. It is the busiest air terminal in Malaysia after Kota Kinabalu International Airport, Penang Airport, and KLIA.


Top routes from KCH
  1. KUL – Kuala lumpur
  2. MYY – Miri
  3. MKM – Mukah
  4. SBW – Sibu
  5. BTU – Bintulu
  6. BKI – Kota Kinabalu
  7. JHB – Johor Bahru
  8. PEN – Penang
  9. MZV – Mulu
  10. TGC – Tanjung Manis

Some other international flight routes go to Singapore, Hong Kong, and Shanghai Pudong. Most of the flight departures are leaving Kuching with the airlines AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines.

About Kuching Airport

Kuching International Airport is located 11 km (6.8 miles) south of downtown Kuching. This airport has been able to cope with the high demand of Kuching departures to the eastern Malaysian region.

It was built in the late 1940s by the then British Sarawak government. It was inaugurated in 1950 for Kuching flight departures and used as an airbase for the Royal Malaysian Air Force. It has undergone a radical change with its remodeling in 2006 and 2008; this increased the surface of the building to 46,000 square meters which let to more KCH airport departures.

Kuching Airport Transportation
  • Kuching airport departures by bus: Kuching International Airport does not have city buses available at the airport. The closest bus station is Kuching Sentral Bus Terminal; it is the choice for passengers on a budget. It is located about 2 km west of the airport. This is a regional bus terminal with three floors, air conditioning and has provided its services since 2012.
  • KCH departures by taxi: If you want a quick trip you can choose to find a taxi, you can take it directly from the airport, and it will take you to any destination in the city. You need to go to the taxi counter in the arrivals area and buy a taxi voucher.
  • Kuching departures by car rental: You can also find the main car rental agencies such as RG Car Rental, Hertz, Pronto, Flexi Car Rental, and others at the airport.
Kuching Airport Terminal

Kuching International Airport has a single terminal for the Kuching flight departures equipped with the necessary services to accommodate 5 million passengers per year. In 2006 the new terminal of this airport was inaugurated for KCH airport departures, which operates several national and international flights.

It has an information and customer service desk so that passengers can make any queries. There are also shops to buy souvenirs, cafes, restaurants, immigration and customs department, transport services, restrooms, clothing stores, etc.