About Penang International Airport
Penang International Airport is situated 16km south of Georgetown, the capital city of Penang, and connects with all major cities in Southeast Asia. The airport serves most major airlines, including two local budget airlines, namely AirAsia and Firefly. The airport has a variety of retail and duty-free outlets, cafés and restaurants, as well as premium passenger lounges for travelling convenience and comfort.
The airport is consistently being upgraded to accommodate with the increasing traffic of travellers, whether for business or leisure. Currently, it can handle up to 6.5 million passengers per year. Its runways are 3,353m in total length and its airport cargo centre can handle 360,000 tonnes of cargo.
MAHB TAKING EXTRA STEPS TO MITIGATE FLOODING AT PENANG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
19 July 2016
PENANG – The unusual bad weather and heavy rain on Monday, 18 July 2016, has flooded and aggravated several low-lying areas in Penang Island such as Bayan Lepas, Batu Maung, Relau, Teluk Bahang including the Penang International Airport (PIA) in Bayan Lepas.
The Meteorological Department had recorded the highest rainfall for the...