KOTA KINABALU: Businessman Mohd Redzuan Sufian was amazed with the frequency of flights cruising the sky while he was having his dinner at the Waterfront, the popular hangout for both locals and visitors alike here.
The thunderous sound of airplanes taking off from the Kota Kinabalu International Airport, located about 10km from the city centre, is too great to go unnoticed.
“How many are there (planes)? It has only been about 10 or 15 minutes….a few I think,” the Shah Alam-based contractor asked his Sabahan friend Sharif Baba.
“A lot of them stop here. It’s one of the busiest airports, you know. And these flights must be carrying most of the people here (Waterfront),” said Sharif, referring to the visitors at the dining centre.
Sabah is becoming more popular among tourists, registering about 2.478 million tourist arrivals last year.
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