Kuching International Airport (KIA) is the main airport in Sarawak and the fourth biggest airport in Malaysia after Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu and Penang.
Kuching International Airport is growing rapidly in recent years promoted by the local government which tries to attract more foreign tourists and airlines to KIA.
The airport is located just 11 km south of the city of Kuching.
There is not a regular bus service from Kuching International Airport to the city leaving two options: by taxi and walking 1km outside the airport to get on a bus.
Taxi: Just outside the arrivals is a taxi coupon stand where a taxi to Kuching costs a fixed RM 26.00. The ride takes about 20 minutes.
Bus: To get on a bus to Kuching you have to walk outside the airport for a bus stop 1km away. When leaving the airport turn left and continue till a T intersection. Turn left again and walk to the big roundabout where you can get a bus heading north to the city: lines 3A, 6, 8G and 9 all go to Kuching.
All prices quoted here were found in July 2017
Kuching International Airport is not a large airport so there are not many flights departing here. There are only a few destinations that you can reach from Kuching International Airport, most of these are operated by Malaysia Airlines. Many people take a flight to Kuala Lumpur and transfer to another flight there.