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Direct flights to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

Kota Kinabalu International Airpo - Airport code: BKI

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Non-stop flights to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

Last updated on: 05-10-2021

Kota Kinabalu International Airpo is the second largest airport in Malaysia. It is an international airport. In total there are 32 airports around the world that have direct flights to Kota Kinabalu, spread around 32 cities in 10 countries. Currently, there are 17 domestic flights to Kota Kinabalu.

Kota Kinabalu is mainly known for sightseeing & culture.

This month, there are 805 flights arriving at Kota Kinabalu Airport, which are 189 flights per week or 27 flights per day.

The most frequently departed flights to Kota Kinabalu are routes from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) in Malaysia and Tawau (TWU), also in Malaysia. These two routes together are operated 401 times this month, and make up for 50% of all monthly arrivals at Kota Kinabalu International Airpo.

The longest flight to Kota Kinabalu BKI is departing from Tokyo (NRT). This non-stop flight takes around 5 hours and 30 minutes and covers a distance of 2,575 miles (4,144 km).

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List of all direct flights to Kota Kinabalu

Below you can find a list of all cities and countries that have direct flights to Kota Kinabalu, ordered by popularity.

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Currently, there are 11 airlines that fly to Kota Kinabalu. Most flights to Kota Kinabalu are operated by AirAsia, as they connect 20 airports to BKI. That’s around 2 times as much as Malaysia Airlines, the second biggest airline in terms of operated flight routes to Kota Kinabalu. Below you can find the list of airlines that operate all BKI flights:

Business class flights to Kota Kinabalu

There are 4 airports that have flights to Kota Kinabalu in Business Class. All airports that offer business class flights to BKI are listed below:

International flights to Kota Kinabalu

Brunei
Flights from Brunei to Kota Kinabalu

Brunei and Muara is the only city in Brunei with direct flights to Kota Kinabalu. From Brunei and Muara, direct flights are offered by Royal Brunei Airlines. This is a seasonal route that starts in October and ends in April.

China
Flights from China to Kota Kinabalu

There are 5 airports in China that have non-stop flights to Kota Kinabalu.

From Guangzhou and Hangzhou, you can fly with AirAsia.
From Quanzhou, you can fly non-stop to Kota Kinabalu with Xiamen Airlines (SkyTeam). This route is recently announced though, and not operational yet. It will start in May 2021.
From Shenzhen and Wuhan, all direct flights to Kota Kinabalu are operated by AirAsia.

Hong Kong
Flights from Hong Kong to Kota Kinabalu

In Hong Kong, the only airport that has a direct connection to Kota Kinabalu is Hong Kong. From Hong Kong, direct flights are offered by AirAsia. This is a seasonal route that started in January and ends in April.

Japan
Flights from Japan to Kota Kinabalu

There is 1 airport in Japan that has a direct connection to Kota Kinabalu, which is Tokyo. From Tokyo, direct flights are offered by Malaysia Airlines (Oneworld). This is a seasonal route that starts in December and ends in March.

Macao
Flights from Macao to Kota Kinabalu

In Macao, the only airport that has a direct connection to Kota Kinabalu is Macau. From Macau, direct flights are offered by AirAsia. This is a seasonal route that started in January and ends in April.

Philippines
Flights from Philippines to Kota Kinabalu

Manila is the only city in Philippines with direct flights to Kota Kinabalu. From Manila, you can fly non-stop with AirAsia or Cebu Pacific. This route is not operational yet but will start in July.

Singapore
Flights from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu

There is 1 airport in Singapore that has a direct connection to Kota Kinabalu, which is Singapore. From Singapore, you can fly non-stop with AirAsia or Scoot.

South Korea
Flights from South Korea to Kota Kinabalu

If you are looking for a direct flight from South Korea to Kota Kinabalu, there are 2 airports to choose from.

From Busan, direct flights are offered by Air Busan. This is a seasonal route that starts in October and ends in April.
From Seoul, the only airline with direct flights is Jin Air. This is a seasonal route that starts in July and ends in October.

Taiwan
Flights from Taiwan to Kota Kinabalu

Taipei is the only city in Taiwan with direct flights to Kota Kinabalu. From Taipei, you can fly non-stop with AirAsia or Malaysia Airlines (Oneworld). This route is not operational yet but will start in July.

Thailand
Flights from Thailand to Kota Kinabalu

In Thailand, the only airport that has a direct connection to Kota Kinabalu is Bangkok (Don Muang). From Bangkok (Don Muang), direct flights are offered by AirAsia. This is a seasonal route that started in January and ends in April.

Domestic flights to Kota Kinabalu

Malaysia
Flights from Malaysia to Kota Kinabalu

There are lots of domestic flights to Kota Kinabalu (BKI). 17 airports in Malaysia have direct flights to the airport.

From Bintulu Division, direct flights are offered by AirAsia. This route is not operational yet but will start in June.
From Gunung Mulu National Park, the only airline with direct flights is Malaysia Airlines (Oneworld).
From Johor Bahru and Kota Bharu, you can fly with AirAsia.
From Kuala Lumpur, direct flights are offered by AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines (Oneworld) and Malindo Air.
From Kuala Terengganu, you can fly non-stop to Kota Kinabalu with AirAsia. This route is not operational yet but will start in June.
From Kuching, you can fly non-stop with AirAsia or Malaysia Airlines (Oneworld).
From Kudat, Labuan, Lahad Datu, Lawas and Limbang, all direct flights to Kota Kinabalu are operated by Malaysia Airlines (Oneworld).
From Miri, direct flights are offered by AirAsia.
From Penang, you can fly non-stop with AirAsia or Firefly.
From Sandakan, you can fly non-stop with AirAsia or Malaysia Airlines (Oneworld).
From Sibu, the only airline with direct flights is AirAsia.
From Tawau, you can fly non-stop with AirAsia or Malaysia Airlines (Oneworld).

Alternative airports near Kota Kinabalu

Flying to an alternative airport near Kota Kinabalu could give you other options to reach your destination. For example, the possibility to fly with a different airline or alliance, or finding a cheaper airfare. For this reason, alternative airports near to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) are listed below. The closest alternative airports are Labuan (LBU) and Kudat (KUD).

Frequently asked questions - FAQ

How many airports are there in Kota Kinabalu?

There is 1 airport in Kota Kinabalu: Kota Kinabalu International Airpo (BKI).

What is the best airport to fly into Kota Kinabalu?

The most convenient airport to fly into Kota Kinabalu is Kota Kinabalu International Airpo (BKI).

How many airlines fly to Kota Kinabalu?

There are 11 airlines flying to Kota Kinabalu from 32 airports around the world, as of May 2021.

Which airlines fly to Kota Kinabalu?

AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines and Air Busan operate most flights to Kota Kinabalu. To get a full overview of all operating airlines, please use the airline filter.

Which alliances are flying to Kota Kinabalu?

SkyTeam and Oneworld are currently the only two alliances that operate flights to Kota Kinabalu.

How many nonstop flights are there to Kota Kinabalu?

There are roughly 805 flights arriving at Kota Kinabalu every month (or 189 flights each week), from a total of 32 airports worldwide.

What is the official name of Kota Kinabalu Airport?

The official name of Kota Kinabalu Airport is Kota Kinabalu International Airpo.

What is the airport code of Kota Kinabalu Airport?

The airport code of Kota Kinabalu Airport is BKI.

What are the most popular flights to Kota Kinabalu?

Kuala Lumpur, Tawau and Sandakan are the 3 most popular routes to Kota Kinabalu. For a complete overview of all flight routes to Kota Kinabalu, please use our flight map.

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