If you're planning a visit to Malaysia or simply passing through the Kuala Lumpur International Airport to another destination, don't let yourself be taken by surprise. You'll have a more exciting time if you arm yourself with prior knowledge of the airport and that's exactly why you have us. This travel guides will take you by hand and literally tour the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, you'll become familiar with every detail of this airport so you never feel lost even on your first visit.
The Kuala Lumpur International Airport Malaysia, is the largest and busiest airport in Malaysia. And the 23rd busiest airport by passenger traffic in the world. It's Malaysia's main international airport and handles over 50 million passengers and about 710,186 tonnes of carbon in a year. It has three parallel runways which are capable of handling 78 landing per hour, aircraft movements are controlled by three Air Traffic Control (ATC) Tower, rising as high as 133.8 m and holding the honors of the tallest ATC towers in the world.
The Kuala Lumpur International Airport has two passenger terminals. The first and main terminal is known as KLIA 1 and the second terminal is called KLIA 2. The journey between KLIA 1 and KLIA 2 is mainly through transit trains or KLIA Ekspres, it costs RM2 and takes approximately 3 minutes.
KLIA 1: this first terminal is divided into three, the main terminal, the Satellite terminal and the contact pier and you can connect one to another by trains. The main terminal building (MTB) has a total of 26 check-in counters, with multiple check in services and self check facilities available for passengers departing and arriving. The contact pier which is an extension of the main terminal building has gates labelled A, B, G and D. Gates A and B are for local flights while gates G and D are for international flights. The contact pier is used mainly by the Malaysian Airlines. Satellite terminal has a total of 27 gates for both arriving and departing international flights and it connects to the other terminals by aerotrains.
Restaurants and bars: Old Town White Coffee and McDonald's, WonderKafe restaurant and cafe.
Shops: Harrods, Burberry, Montblanc, 7-Eleven convenience store.
Hotels: Sama Sama Express Airside Transit Hotel , Sama Sama Hotel Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Concorde Inn, The YouniQ Hotel.
Car Rentals: Avis, Europcar, kayak, Sixt. Click here for more information car rentals Kuala Lumpur Airport
Others: Mini cardio gym, Tamara spa, laundry room, Sports and recreational areas
KLIA 2: this is a low cost carriers with 8 rows of check-in counters and boarding gates located in 5 piers for both domestic and international flights; the piers are connected by a skybridge.
Hotels: Tune Hotel KLIA2, Sama-Sama Express klia2, Capsule by Container Hotel.
AIRPORT TO CITY
You can easily find your way from the airport to the city via KLIA Ekspres. The city of Kuala Lumpur is only 28 minutes from the KL international airport. You can also get down to Mitsui Outlet Park for some shopping and fun, it's only 6 km from the airport. Putrajaya city closer to the airport than the Kuala Lumpur and it presents beautiful views of colossal buildings. For more information getting Kuala Lumpur Airport to City
Attractive Tourist's Sights.
A stroll in the Jungle Broadway gives you a real feel of the Malaysian jungle. The infamous Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur Tower, the Eco Forest park are all breathtaking sites you shouldn't miss once you find yourself in the city.
Kuala Lumpur Airport to Malacca Private Transfer
Private Transfer: Kuala Lumpur International Airport to or from Hotel
Kuala Lumpur International Airport Transfer
Shared Arrival Transfer: Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Hotel
Shared Departure Transfer: Hotel to Kuala Lumpur International Airport
Petronas Twin Towers Admission Tickets (E-Tickets)
Half-Day Kuala Lumpur City Tour
KL Hop On Hop Off City Tour
Skip the Line: Kuala Lumpur Petronas Twin Towers Admission Ticket with Delivery
Hot Air Balloon Flight over Serdang
Kuala Lumpur Airport Transfer to Your Hotel
KL Tower Observation Deck Admission Ticket
Kuala Selangor Tour from Kuala Lumpur with Fireflies Boat Ride and Seafood Dinner
Small-Group Food Trail Walking Tour in Kuala Lumpur
Discover the Best Local Food Tour by Night in Kuala Lumpur