Airport: Kuala Lumpur International Airport (klia)
IATA code: KUL
ICAO code: WMKK
Kuala Lumpur International Airport
43900 Sepang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur International Airport is often called KLIA. It is a modern airport in Asia and is often used as a hub to and from Australia. The airport is easily accessible by public transport. There are Kuala Lumpur arrivals by train at the terminal. It takes half an hour from the center. You can travel cheaper with the, but the journey takes a little longer. If you have a rental car it will take you 50-60 minutes as well as a taxi which costs around MYR 80. The airport has two major terminals. The Main Terminal 1 has flights from most airlines. The second terminal is smaller but has a much larger capacity at the moment. From Terminal 2 (KLIA 2) there are mainly only KUL Arrivals from low cost airlines.
There are 3 runways at the airport, each measuring 13,000 feet. In 2019, there were 399,827 Kuala Lumpur Airport arrivals and departures, but that will be much less in 2020 due to corona. In 2019, with all flights combined, there were 62,336,469 passengers. Except for 2001, there has always been an increase in passengers since opening in 1998. About two thirds of the flights are international and one third are domestic KUL arrivals and departures. Most of the domestic arrivals are from Kta Kinabalu, Penang, Kuching and Lankawi. Most Kuala Lumpur arrivals come from Singapore with AirAsia, Jetstar Asia Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Scoot, SilkAir and Singapore Airlines. Other important international destinations are from the region (Kakarta, Denpasar, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Taipei, Seoul, Medan and Phuket. As mentioned, it is an important hub for Australia and there are many Kuala Lumpur Arrivals from Sydney, Perth and Melbourne.