KOTA KINABALU – Power to Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) was fully restored at 03:20 a.m. on February 24, 2022 following a temporary outage that began from 4:45 p.m. on February 23, 2022. The power outage s occurred during the power supply migration work carried out by the airport contractor and had only affected certain areas of the terminal building. Passenger processing at the terminal was able to continue as usual due to the availability of alternative power supply provided by several generator sets for essential operations. Flight operations such as landing and take-off were not affected and there were no flight delays.
Acting Senior Managing Director of Airports Malaysia, Kamaruzzaman Razali, said the airport operator deeply regrets the incident: “We apologize for the inconvenience caused to our airport customers and business partners. during the power outage The airport technical team was immediately deployed to resolve the problem and they worked tirelessly with the contractor to restore the main power supply. , we have also deployed additional manpower to the affected areas to ensure the continued safety of passengers.
“The airport team is also committed that flight movements will not be affected throughout the period. The 14 departing flights and 22 arriving flights were smooth, the last flight taking off from BKI at 00:40,” he added.
Malaysia Airports remains committed to providing a safe and enjoyable travel experience across its network of airports and will continue to make passenger safety and comfort its top priority.
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