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Brunei Airport Information

Brunei International Airport (Malay: Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Brunei (IATA: BWN, ICAO: WBSB) is the primary airport in the nation of Brunei. The Royal Brunei Air Force is also based at the Rimba Air Base which is located in the Brunei International Airport. It serves destinations across Asia and Oceania, with the only airport outside these continents being London Heathrow Airport.

History
Commerical air transport in Brunei began in 1953, with the establishment of air service links connecting Bandar Seri Begawan with Anduki in the Belait District. Initial flights to Malaysia were made to accommodate travellers from Labuan in Sabah and Lutong in Sarawak. Airport services were operated from the Berakas area at an old runway site built by the Japanese during World War II. It was known then as the Brunei Airport.

Present
the airport consist of an international terminal which can handle up to 2 million passengers, a cargo terminal with a capacity of 50,000 tonnes of cargo and a royal terminal where the His Majesty Sultan's Flight is based at. In 2005, Brunei International Airport handled 1.3 million passengers

Here are some of the major Airlines that service Brunei International Airport:

    * Air Asia
    * Cebu Pacific
    * Malaysia Airlines
    * Royal Brunei Airlines
    * Silk Air
    * Singapore Airlines

The above mentioned information is taken from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brunei_Airport

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