About KL International Airport
Launched in 1998, KL International Airport (KLIA) is one of the Southeast Asia's major aviation hubs. Located at the top of the southern corridor of Peninsular Malaysia, bordering the states of Selangor and Negeri Sembilan, the airport is approximately 50km from the capital city of Kuala Lumpur.
The airport offers world standard facilities and is equipped to accommodate the Airbus A380, the world's largest passenger aircraft. There is a huge variety of international and local retail brand and duty-free outlets, cafés, and restaurants as well as premium passenger lounges for your travelling convenience and comfort available at the airport.
A good network of highways and expressways links KLIA to the rest of Peninsular Malaysia. Apart from travelling by car or public transportation, passengers can ride the high-speed train KL Ekspres and KLIA Transit from the City Air Terminal at KL Sentral, where departing passengers can check-in for their outbound flights before boarding. The trip only takes 28 minutes on the KLIA Ekspres and 37 minutes on the KLIA Transit.
It has two terminal buildings, the Main Terminal Building and Satellite Building, connected via a Track Transit System and two runways at approximately 4,000m each. The airport can handle up to 35 million passengers and 1.2 million tonnes of cargo a year. KLIA has matured into a model airport and is fast emerging as the gateway of choice in the region. Most major airlines operate out of KLIA, connecting it to over 100 destinations worldwide.
Malaysia Airports Reopens 6 Out of 9 Aircraft Bays
05 August 2014
Malaysia Airports has reopened six out of nine aircraft bays that were temporarily closed beginning 31 July 2014. This is based on the advice by Kuala Lumpur Aviation Fuelling System (KAFS) that aircraft bays K8 – K18 are declared safe to resume operations. KAFS has also requested to perform further investigations on the other three bays,...