About Us

Milestones

 
 

1974

Operation Started

The year Senai International Airport was officially opened for commercial operation to serve the southern region of Malaysia. The Airport was previously managed by The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) and later by Malaysia Airport Holding Berhad (MAHB) in the year 1992.

2003

Privatisation to SATSSB

Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd (SATSSB) took over the management and operations of Senai International Airport

2004

Completion of cargo terminal

Senai Cargo Terminal was constructed with a built-up area of 3,600 sq m and has a capacity to handle up to 80,000 tonnes cargo per annum.

2006

Runway extension

The runway was extended from 3,354 metres to 3,800 metres.

2009

Acquisition by MMC

SATSSB was acquired 100% by MMC Corp Berhad and became part of MMC.

616

Flight Weekly

Senai International Airport now handles 616 flight movements weekly, with average of 50 flight movements per day. Airlines operating here include Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia, Firefly, Malindo Air, Asiana Airlines and Spring Airlines which fly direct to eight domestic destinations and seven international destinations.

250%

Passenger growth

Since the inception of Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd, passenger throughput has been steadily climbing from 0.8 million in 2003 to 2.8 million in 2016. The highest jump in terms of passenger movement was in 2013 with 44.3% passengers increase, the highest among other Malaysian airports.

3,800m

Runway length

With such a long runway, Senai International Airport is able to accommodate the landing of the largest passenger aircraft in the world the Airbus A380 as well as the giant cargo carrier Antonov 124.

2010

Completion of Aeromall

The Aeromall was the first stand-alone external airport mall in Malaysia. The development of the Aeromall on a 20ha site, annexed to Senai Airport offers 83,375ft² of retail space to passengers and public for them to have better shopping experience with more choices to shop and dine.

80,000

Tonnes of Cargo

Senai International Airport Cargo Terminal is capable to handle a maximum capacity of 80,000 tonnes of cargo per year. Currently, 90% of the cargo is live seafood and perishable items connecting Sabah and Sarawak to Johor.

2015

SBAT started operations

SATSSB’s commenced its pivate jet terminal, Senai Business Aviation Terminal (SBAT) in March 2015. Since then SBAT has handled various types of private jets such as Cessna, Gulfstream, Jetstar, Fokker and many more. SBAT comes with 3 conference rooms, 2 lounges and an event hall to cater for, meetings, seminars, events and trainings.

63 ACRES

Acres of SAFIZ land

SENAI AIRPORT FREE INDUSTRIAL ZONE has a total land area of 63 acres. Currently the free zone houses companies such as PAN Asia Logistics Investment (PALI), Celestica Electronics (M) Sdn. Bhd, and Pokka (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd.

42.2ACRES

area of Senai Airport Aviation Park (SAAP)

SATSSB is aggressively promoting aviation related activities such as MRO & FBO activities, logistics and distribution centre, General Aviation and Aviation Training at SAAP.