Tioman Airport

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Tioman Airport

Lapangan Terbang Tioman
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The runway is only accessible from the north, due to the nearby hills at the south end
Airport typePublic
Owner Government of Malaysia
Operator Malaysia Airports Berhad
Serves Tioman Island
Location Rompin, Pahang, Malaysia
Time zone MST (UTC+08:00)
Elevation  AMSL 13 ft / 4 m
Coordinates 02°49′09″N104°09′36″E / 2.81917°N 104.16000°E / 2.81917; 104.16000
Pahang state in Malaysia
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TOD/WMBT (Malaysia)
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Direction LengthSurface
02/20992 [1] 3,255Tarmac
Statistics (2013)
Passenger change 12-13Decrease2.svg6.8%
Aircraft movements2,089
Movements change 12-13Decrease2.svg5.3%
Sources: AIP Malaysia [2]

Tioman Airport( IATA : TOD, ICAO : WMBT), also known as Pulau Tioman Airport, is an airport serving Tioman Island, Pahang, Malaysia. It is located next to Tekek village (Kampung Tekek). The relatively small size of aircraft able to take off and land at Tioman means that per seat costs are relatively high making it hard for airlines operating out of the island to remain profitable. [3] The airport's runway is "one way" as planes can only land from and take off in one direction (north) due to nearby terrain. Tioman is a popular destination for private pilots based in Singapore and Malaysia, as it is only a little more than one hour away by air from Seletar Airport compared to over 5 hours by surface transport.


Airlines and destinations

Berjaya Air Charter: Kuala Lumpur-Subang
SKS Airways Kuala Lumpur–Subang [4]

Traffic and statistics

Annual passenger numbers and aircraft statistics
% change
% change
% change
200457,957Increase2.svg 1.82,447Decrease2.svg 7.10Steady2.svg
200554,054Decrease2.svg 6.72,146Decrease2.svg 12.30Steady2.svg
200657,559Increase2.svg 6.52,256Increase2.svg 5.10Steady2.svg
200746,260Decrease2.svg 19.61,989Decrease2.svg 11.80Steady2.svg
200848,767Increase2.svg 5.42,141Increase2.svg 7.60Steady2.svg
200949,057Increase2.svg 0.62,180Increase2.svg 1.80Steady2.svg
201054,056Increase2.svg 10.20Decrease2.svg0Steady2.svg
201162,010Increase2.svg 14.70Steady2.svg2,222Increase2.svg
201260,141Decrease2.svg 3.073Increase2.svg2,205Decrease2.svg0.8
201356,054Decrease2.svg 6.830Decrease2.svg 59.82,089Decrease2.svg5.3
20149,217Decrease2.svg 83.615Decrease2.svg 50.01,019Decrease2.svg51.2
Source: Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad [5]


Busiest Flights Out of Tioman Airport by Frequency
RankDestinationsFrequency (Weekly)
1Flag of Selangor.svg  Selangor, Subang (SZB)5

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