Airport Development

Minsar has gained valuable relevant experience in the development of airports of various sizes throughout Malaysia and Brunei. The Consultancy Services provided includes the Master Plan and Feasibility Study stage, right through to Detailed design and Supervision of the Construction Works.

Minsar is the Lead Consultant, as well as the Civil and Structural Engineering Consultancy on the airport development projects shown on this page.

  • New Mukah Airport, Sarawak

Master Plan Study for Proposed New Mukah Airport, and Detailed Design for Phase 1 development for ATR72 aircraft operation. Earthworks completed in 2016 at RM130mil.

  • Kota Kinabalu Airport Redevelopment, Sabah

Master Plan for Redevelopment of Existing KKIA for ATR72 operation. Works included Runway Extension to 3,780m, rehabilitation of existing Runway and Taxiway Pavement & extension to full parallel Taxiway and existing Apron. The Project was completed in 2013 (RM 700mil.).

  • Upgrading of Labuan Airport, Labuan

Redevelopment of Labuan Airport for unrestricted AB330 operation, including a New Terminal Building and relocation of TUDM Hangar for Design & Build Contractor – RM 365 mil. Completed in 2009.

  • Batu Berendam Airport Extension, Malacca

Master Plan Study, for Upgrading of Batu Berendam Airport, Malacca for Airbus B737/A320 operations.

  • Kuching Airport Redevelopment, Sarawak

Extension of existing Runway to 3,780m over low swampy land, and a New Terminal with separate Arrival & Departure  (RM 620 mil.) – Completed in mid 2008.

  • Extension of Langkawi International Airport

Extended Runway to 3,780m for B747 operation. Works involved sea reclamation and subsoil improvement for the Airfield Extension, and a 8km long Double-Sided Sheet Pile Off-shore Breakwater. (RM315 mil. in1995)

  • New Bintulu Airport, Sarawak

Turnkey Design and Build a new airport 2,780m Runway and a Apron with 5 aircraft stands (RM 380 mil., 2003).

  • Extension of Miri Airport, Sarawak

Extended existing Runway to 2,745m, a new partial Parallel Taxiway and a new Terminal Building for AB330 Operation (RM 200 mil. in 2004).

  • Extension of Mulu Airport, Sarawak

Extension of the existing Runway to 1,500m with Navigational Aid System for Fk-50/ATR72 operation for Design and Build Contractor. Project cost was RM 65 million, and completed in 2003.

  • New Airport at Tg. Manis, Sarawak

New Airport at Tg. Manis, Sarawak for STIDC, with a 1,500m x 30m Runway and a New Terminal and Apron for eventual Fk-50 Operation. Project cost was RM 75 million, and was completed in 2004, except for the ILS system.

  • Modernization of Brunei International Airport

The Project was won through Design and Build Tender among International Firms. The upgrading works doubled the size of existing Terminal (total 32,000m2) and a new main Carpark, (B$130mil. Completed in 2015).

  • Feasibility & Master Plan Study of New Lawas Airport, Sarawak

The 5-months study was commissioned by Ministry of Transport, Malaysia in Feb. 2016. The study entails the traffic analysis and projections, assessment of existing Lawas Stolport, Site Selection of a new airport, economic and financial evaluation of a new airport.