Named after the sixteenth ruler of Terengganu, Sultan Mahmud Airport is the airport serving the Terengganu state. It is located approximately 15 km from Kuala Terengganu, the capital city of the state. Sultan Mahmud Airport in Terengganu is one of the most popular airports in Malaysia as it serves as the gateway to Pulau Redang, Pulau Lang Tengah and other surrounding islands.
The airport IATA code is “TGG” and ICAO code is “WMKN”.
How to travel between Sultan Mahmud Airport and Kuala Terengganu
At the airport, passengers can find taxis to town right outside the airport arrival hall. Taxi fares are charged per taxi and costs around RM25 one-way into town. From town back to the airport, taxis are available at the Kuala Terengganu Taxi Terminal located opposite Town Bus Terminal, as well as hotel lobby.
By rental car:
There are a handful of car rental companies operating at the airport, including DYG Travel, cartrawler.com and Global Cars. Vehicle types include sedans, SUVs, vans, and minivans. Daily rental is in the range of RM170 to RM620. Passengers can also request to hire chauffeur service.
Airlines served by Sultan Mahmud Airport:
Sultan Mahmud Airport offers direct connectivity to domestic airports including Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Miri Airport, and Subang SAAS Airport. International connectivity is limited to Singapore at the moment and special flights to Jeddah and Medina during the Haji season. Airlines operating from the airport are AirAsia, Firefly, Malaysia Airlines, and Malindo Air.