Sibu Airport

Sibu Airport (IATA: SBW, ICAO: WBGS) is an airport located in Sibu, a town in the state of Sarawak in Malaysia. In 2012, the airport handled 1,204,267 passengers on 15,923 flights and also handled 1,612 metric tonnes of cargo.

In April 2009, the airport was given RM 150 million for an upgrade of the terminal building. On September 23 2010,Sarawak Minister of Finance and Public Health, Dato' Sri Wong Soon Koh had announced that the expansion project is now on.

The new terminal started its operation on 31 July 2012. The airport terminal is the second largest airport terminal in Sarawak, after Kuching International Airport.

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