Friday, December 29, 2006

KKIA Terminal 2 can take 2.5m travellers a year

KOTA KINABALU: Terminal Two of the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) here is capable of handling up to 2.5 million air passengers a year. And, the new terminal which will start operations on January 1 can meet the demand of travelers for another five years.

The need to upgrade the terminal again will depend on the growth of AirAsia, Fly Asian Express (FAX) and Transmile which are using the terminal. It is estimated that between 1.6 million and 1.8 people would visit Sabah via Terminal Two next year.

“And, we expect that some 800,000 passengers would have used the terminal by the end of this year,” Malaysia Airports Berhad (MAB) senior general manager for operations, Datuk Azmi Murad told reporters during a briefing here yesterday. To a question, he said MAB had already requested the relevant parties to provide shuttle service for passengers who needed to go to Terminal One to continue their journeys.

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