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Limbang Airport is an airport situated beside Mas Hill or Bukit Mas which is about 3 minutes or distance around 4.8 kilometres from the town of Limbang. This airport was opened on the 15 th July 2004 and serves Limbang town which is in the state of Sarawak, Malaysia. It is capable of handling 250,000 passengers per year and handle large turboprop aircraft such as Fokker F50 and the ATR 72-500. It is known as a Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) port and has a single runway around 1,500 metre long and currently serves Malaysia Airport and Malaysia Airlines wings. The old Limbang Short Take Off and Landing (STOL) was built in 1963 by the British Army for use during the confrontation between Malaysia and Indonesia. The old airfield did not meet the safety requirements of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). In addition, the former airfield was surrounded by mountains and the approach path was covered by tall vegetation such as trees, combined with the high ground. This makes it particularly harmful and difficult for civilian aircraft to operate safely into and out of the airfield. Other operators running at this airport include Medevac and logging helicopters, and private turboprop powered aircraft. Among the users of the airport were Malaysia Airlines and former Air Asia subsidiary FAX (Fly Asian Express).
This small museum is located at Limbang town and features amazing exhibits on Limbang Division’s archaeology, culture and crafts, including Chinese ceramic jars that were a symbol of status and wealth for Orang Ulu communities. There are many forms of symbols in here that were passed down by ancestors. It was originally built in 1897 during Charles Brooke’s era and rebuilt in 1991 due to fire incident. Nowadays, people will come here for educational and research purposes.
This hawker area at the city of Limbang comprises mainly of ten stalls selling quick and flavoursome bites which are Limbang’s speciality such as kolo mee (RM5) and wonton mee (RM5) and fresh juices (RM4) like orange, carrot and other juices made fresh at the stall. This place will surely trigger your appetite and visitors will come again and again.
This market sells many crops and jungle food freshly taken and grown at home. Among the ethnics here are Bisaya, Lun Bawang and Iban stallholders which sell jungle edible food, sausage-shaped Ba Kelalan salt and a dozen kinds of upland rice. There is a larger market that takes place all-day Thursday and until noon on Friday. This market has attract many visitors locally and internationally.
Purnama Hotel is located at the heart of Limbang town and known as the biggest hotel in Limbang with 218 spacious guestrooms comprising of suites and deluxe rooms. The hotel is adjoined to a 120 lot shopping complex and is within close proximity to government offices and the town mosque. The market and port town of Limbang stretches out along the eastern bank of Limbang River and serves as one of the 11 administrative divisions of Borneo-Sarawak which is also the northern gateway to Lawas, Sabah, Labuan and Brunei. Purnama Hotel is also the tallest landmark in central Limbang Commercial town which gives the guest a spectacular view Limbang River. The hotel has a conference, meeting and banquet facilities to cater a 1,000 seating capacity for family and business needs.
Jubilee Hotel is located at Bandar Seri Begawan city in Brunei Darussalam and is a budget commercial hotel. This affordable hotel offers air conditioned rooms with free access WiFi to all areas in hotel as well as free airport shuttle. Besides that, this hotel has easy access to many attractions in Brunei such as the famous water village, The Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque which is known as one of the most amazing mosques in Asia and also the Royal Regalia which is the historical centre of Brunei. These places are only a few minutes away from Jubilee Hotel.