Kuching International Airport

Kuching International Airport (IATA: KCH, ICAO: WBGG) serves the southwestern region of Sarawak, Malaysia. The airport is located 11 km south of Kuching city center, which is approximately about 15 minutes by car with clear traffic.

A new terminal at Kuching International Airport opened in 2006. The airport is a secondary hub for Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia, which operate a number of domestic and international flights. Most flights are from Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu and Johor.


Kuching International Airport hosts a good range of amenities, boutiques, cafés, restaurants, charging stations, praying rooms as well as baby care rooms in both the public concourse as well as the arrival/departure area.

ATM's are found strategically within public concourse areas, and there is a currency exchange counter just outside the International arrival baggage collection area.

The airport also provides free WIFI, Airport CARE Ambassadors, lost and found services, and special assistance for disabled guest. Self check-in facilities are also provided nearby check-in counters.

Kuching Airport hotels

Kuching Airport transfers

While Kuching International Airport is one of the busiest airports in Sarawak, the process to check out is smooth relatively easy. Going through immigration, customs, and baggage recovery usually takes a short time.

A wide choice of transfer options is available at Kuching Airport. You'll find the following modes of transport in the arrivals area:

  • Budget Taxis (In red) - 1 to 4 passangers
  • Premium Taxis (In Blue) - Best for large groups
  • Private car sharing (GRAB/MyCar)
  • Private airport transfers
  • Car rental counters

Kuching Airport transfers

There’s no public bus service from the airport itself. To use a Public bus, you need to head out of the airport to the nearest bust stop which is about 15 minutes by foot. Bus service are irregular and unreliable.

You can choose between having just the airport transfer to take you to the hotel, or opt for the option to get your 4G internet SIM Card also included during your transfer

Arrivals/Departures at Kuching Airport

Airlines flying to Kuching International Airport