RMAF Butterworth (Malay: TUDM Butterworth, formerly the RAF Butterworth and RAAF Butterworth) (IATA: BWH, ICAO: WMKB) is an Air Force Station of the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) situated 4.5 nautical miles (8.3 km; 5.2 mi) from Butterworth in the state of Penang, directly opposite the island itself. It is currently the headquarters of the Five Power Defence Arrangements Integrated Area Defence System for Malaysia and Singapore, which is commanded by an Australian Air Vice Marshal. Wikipedia
Planning a vacation to Butterworth in Malaysia? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. When planning a trip to Butterworth, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Taiping. Add Taiping to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si, Pinang Peranakan Mansion. Also, to reach Butterworth, you'll have to take a flight to Taiping; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Butterworth.