Lahad Datu Airport
This simple airport is the gateway to several of Malaysia's most renowned tourist attractions.
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The Lahad Datu Airport is convinently situated within the town of Lahad Datu, in state of Sabah. The areas surrounding the airport has undergone development, a sign that the town has expanded beyond a small coastal town. Although the airport handles smaller aircraft, the volume of passengers is substantial when compared with other towns of similar size due to Lahad Datu's proximity to several major tourist attractions in Malaysia, including the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre and Danum Valley.
The airport offers four daily flights from MASwings to a single dosmetic destination, Kota Kinabalu. The airport does not offer flights to any other destination at present.
The airport building is a simple single storey structure that accomodates both arrival and departure halls. Facilities at the airport are very limited, with only a simple restaurant offered. There are no car rental counters, Automated Teller Machines, or currency exchanges at the airport.
The airport's normal operating hours are between 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. In event of flight delays, the airport will remain open until the flight has taken off, or has been cancelled.
The airport is located within Lahad Datu, just a kilometre away from the town centre. Coupon taxi service is not available at the airport, but hired taxis can be arranged, with fares depending on the destination. There is no public bus service that includes the airport as a stop on its route.
Lapangan Terbang Lahad Datu
P.O. Box 60298,
Malaysia Airport Berhad,
91108 Lahad Datu,
6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.