Tommanggong Airport

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Tommanggong Airport

Lapangan Terbang Tommanggong
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorTommanggong Estate
Serves Tommanggong, Sabah, Malaysia
Time zone MST (UTC+08:00)
Elevation  AMSL 26 ft / 8 m
Coordinates 05°23′59″N118°38′47″E / 5.39972°N 118.64639°E / 5.39972; 118.64639 Coordinates: 05°23′59″N118°38′47″E / 5.39972°N 118.64639°E / 5.39972; 118.64639
Map
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WBKM
Location in East Malaysia
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Direction LengthSurface
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11/296702,198Gravel
Source: AIP Malaysia [1]

Tommanggong Airport( IATA : TMG [2] , ICAO : WBKM) is an airport in Tommanggong in the state of Sabah in Malaysia. [1] The airport permits landings on runway 11 only and departures on 29. [1] Airport may no longer be in operation.

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Sabah is a state of Malaysia located on the northern portion of Borneo. Sabah has land borders with the Malaysian state of Sarawak to the southwest and Indonesia's Kalimantan region to the south. The Federal Territory of Labuan is an island just off the Sabah coast. Sabah shares maritime borders with Vietnam to the west and the Philippines to the north and east. Kota Kinabalu is the state capital city, the economic centre of the state and the seat of the Sabah state government. Other major towns in Sabah include Sandakan and Tawau. As of the 2015 census in Malaysia, the state's population is 3,543,500. Sabah has an equatorial climate with tropical rainforests and abundant animal and plant species. The state has long mountain ranges on the west side which form part of the Crocker Range National Park. Kinabatangan River, second longest river in Malaysia runs through Sabah and Mount Kinabalu is the highest point of Sabah as well as of Malaysia.

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Airlines and destinations

FlyAsianXpress used to fly to Tommanggong Airport from Sandakan Airport. When MASwings took over the operation, they ended the Sandakan-Tommanggong route and hence there is no scheduled commercial airlines currently flying to the airport. There are no plans to restart the air service between Sandakan and Tomanggong as the current method of access would be via estate gravel road belonging to Hap Seng Plantation Holdings Berhad, under their Tomanggong Group of Estates. This airport is accessible via roads leading to Tagas Estate and Litang Estate from Sungai Segama Group of Estates via a ferry crossing.

Sandakan Airport airport

Sandakan Airport is a domestic airport which serves Sandakan, a town in the east Malaysian state of Sabah. It is located 14 km (8.7 mi) west of downtown Sandakan. In 2005, the airport handled 621,513 passengers and registered 10,876 flights.

MASwings Sdn Bhd is a regional airline operating the Rural Air Services (RAS) in East Malaysia. It took over the RAS previously operated by FlyAsianXpress. The first flight was on 1 October 2007, which is also the anniversary of the founding of Malaysia Airlines in 1972. Its headquarters are located in MAS/MASwings Administration Building, Kota Kinabalu International Airport, Sabah. Previously its head office was located in the Beautiful Jade Centre in Miri.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 AIP Malaysia: Index to Aerodromes: WBKM - Tommanggong at Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia
  2. Airport information for WBKM / TMG - Tommanggong at Great Circle Mapper.

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