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Deputy Minister of Transport Visit - Mukah New Airport
Posted on : 06 Jul 2021  Source of News: Corporate Communication

Date: 6 July 2021

Venue: Mukah New Airport

Deputy Minister of Transport and MP P221, YB Datuk Haji Hasbi Bin Habibollah, visited the PEMBINAAN LAPANGAN TERBANG BARU MUKAH, SARAWAK (PACKAGE 2-FINAL FORMATION, AIRFIELD PAVEMENT, ACCESS ROAD, LANDSIDE INFRASTRUCTURE, & BUILDING WORKS) project. The completed project was handed over by Regional Manager(Central Region), JKR Sarawak, Ir. Anding Anak Unchi to Senior Executive Operations, Malaysia Airport Holding Berhad, Mr. Abang Ya'kub Abang Hj. Joss (representing Ministry of Transport Malaysia) on 26/04/2021.

The new airport is ideally located 7km away from the centre of Mukah town. It is equipped with a new terminal building, VIP/VVIP building and to accommodate Civil Aviation Authority Malaysia (CAAM), Meteorological Department and Airport Fire and Rescue Services. The airport can cater for 3 twin otter aircrafts concurrently and could handle up to 264,000 passenger per annum.

Also attending, ADUN N.57 Telian YB Yusibnosh Balo, Residen Mukah Puan Hajah Hamdiah, Mukah District Officer Tuan Shafrie Saili, and Miss Nurjannah (Resident Engineer, Central Regional Office, JKR Sarawak).