Labuan Airport is the airport serving the Federal Territory of Labuan (“FT Labuan”) and is located 8 km off the Sabah coast. FT Labuan is made up of six small islands and one bigger island named “Labuan Island”. The airport’s IATA code is “LBU”, and ICAO code is “WBKL”.
How to travel between Labuan Airport and Labuan Town
Labuan Town, also known as Victoria, is the capital city of FT Labuan. It stands approximately 2 km from Labuan Airport. Passengers can travel to and from Labuan Town:
At the airport, passengers can find taxis that charge fares by travel distance, ranging from RM6.50 for zone 1 to RM26.50 for zone 9. From Labuan Town, taxis are available at Financial Park, Labuan International Ferry Terminal, and Labuan Supermarket (parking area). These taxis are not metered. As such, passengers are advised to negotiate and agree on the taxi fare first. Passengers can also book a taxi by phone.
By rental car:
Car rental companies available at the airport include Sunny Car Rental, ELK Rental Car and Hertz. Passengers can get sedans, SUVs, MPVs with or without chauffeur. Daily rate ranges from RM60 for Perodua Kancil to RM1100 for Toyota Alphard.
Passengers can pre-arrange airport transfer with their respective hotel, tour agency or car rental companies before arriving at Labuan. Sunny Car Rental charges RM30 one-way from and to the airport.
Airlines served by Labuan Airport:
Labuan Airport offers direct connectivity to Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, and Miri. Currently, there are 3 airlines operating from the airport, namely AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, and MasWings (operated by Malaysia Airlines).