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Sandakan Airport (SDK) information

Sandakan Airport is a domestic airport serving the town of Sandakan located in the state of Sabah in Malaysia. The airport welcomes over 800,000 passengers annually from 4 domestic destinations. Sandakan Airport plans to begin serving international flights to Zamboanga, Philippines by the end of 2017.

Sandakan Airport in Sabah has two runways and one terminal building serving all domestic passengers. The airport is described to be medium-sized with modest facilities and services. For dining options, the airport has a cafeteria on the upper floor and a coffee shop within the premises. Sandakan Airport has a few clothing stores and souvenir shops for last-minute purchases but little choice in anything else to entertain while awaiting flight departure. However, the airport is currently undergoing renovations with plans on expansion.

Flights to Sandakan Airport

Sandakan Airport currently only serves domestic flights within Malaysia. The airport only has flights to four destinations:

By the end of October 2017, Sandakan Airport will begin serving international flights from Zamboanga to Sandakan operated by Cebu Pacific.

Currently, there are only two airlines that operate flights to Sandakan Airport. Both Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer direct flights to Sandakan.

Cheapest flights to Sandakan Airport

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Travelling to and from Sandakan Airport to Sandakan’s city centre

Sandakan Airport is located approximately 13 kilometres from the city centre of Sandakan. A taxi ride from the airport to the city centre can cost around MYR21-26 and take about 12 minutes of travel time.

A cheaper alternative to get to the city centre from the airport would be to take a local bus. Sabah Booking operates a bus that leaves the airport every 30 minutes. A bus ride would cost only MYR2 and take about 20 minutes of travel time.

For passengers looking to rent a car at Sandakan Airport, there are a couple of car rental companies with desks at the arrivals area of the airport. These car rental companies are locally operated. If you are looking to book ahead, find a car hire from Sandakan Airport on Skyscanner.

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Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Sandakan: Sandakan.
AirAsia, Qatar Airways, MASwings, Royal Brunei , Firefly, Emirates, Malindo Air and Malaysia Airlines all fly direct to Sandakan.
The cheapest month to fly to Sandakan is April.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.