There are no hotels at Kota Kinabalu Airport, but there are some nearby, including two Shangri-La hotels: Tanjung Aru Resort (Tel. +60(0)88 327 878) and Rasa Ria Resort‎ (Tel. +60(0)88 792 888). Other hotels nearby the airport are the Megah D'Aru Hotel (Tel. +60(0)88 239 666), the Crown Borneo Hotel‎ (Tel. +60(0)88 231 768) and the Seapark Condotel (Tel. +60(0)88 282 828).

Shops and restaurants

There are restaurants and (snack) bars in the Departure Hall (before customs). At the shops behind customs you'll find, apart from the usual duty-free shops, a jeweler, a souvenir shop and a shop specialized in frozen fish products.


You can store your baggage in lockers in the Departure Hall. Near the baggage claim area there's a lost-and-found counter.


In both the Arrivals and Departure Halls there are information desks for inquiries about flight schedules and airport services.


Except for basic facilities like faxing, copying and internet access Kota Kinabalu Airport doesn't offer business facilities. For this you need to turn to the luxury hotels and resorts (see Hotels) which have meeting space and conference rooms available.

Disabled facilities

Kota Kinabalu Airport has good accessibility for the disabled. There are wheelchair ramps and adapted elevators and toilets.

Other services

Maybank and CIMB Bank have exchange offices in the Arrivals and the Departure Halls. You can find ATM's scattered around the terminals. The First Aid station is located on the ground floor (Arrivals Hall). Wireless internet (Wi-Fi) is only available in the VIP lounge at Kota Kinabalu Airport.