Attraction Kuala Lumpur International Airport, 64000 Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia Published on: 15-01-2016
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Why Kuala Lumpur International Airport is special ?
Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is Malaysia's main international airport and one of the major airports of South East Asia. Built at a cost of US$3.5 billion in Sepang district of Selangor, it is located approximately 45 kilometres (28 mi) from Kuala Lumpur city centre and serves the Greater Klang Valley conurbation.
KLIA is the largest and busiest airport in Malaysia. In 2014, it handled 48,930,409 passengers and 753,899 tonnes of cargo. It is the world's 20th-busiest airport by total passenger traffic, 13th-busiest airport by international passenger traffic, and 28th-busiest airport by cargo traffic. The airport is operated by Malaysia Airports (MAHB) Sepang Sdn Bhd and is the major hub of Malaysia Airlines, MASkargo, AirAsia, AirAsia X, Malindo Air and Rayani Air.
What to explore at Kuala Lumpur International Airport?
KLIA features a number of modern design features that assist in the efficient operation of the airport. It is one of the first Asia Pacific airports to become 100% Bar Coded Boarding Pass capable.
Money: There are banks, bureaux de change and ATMs dotted throughout the two main terminal buildings.
Communication: Wi-Fi internet is available throughout the airport, free of charge. In addition, there are internet kiosks in several locations. Public telephones can be found in both terminals. A post office is located in the departures area of the Main Terminal.
Food: There is a good selection of places to eat at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. In particular, the Satellite Building boasts a large choice, with cafés and restaurants spread between its various concourses.
Shopping: Visitors here can choose from a range of shops, including gift retailers, bookshops, fashion boutiques and electronics shops. Duty-free shopping is available in the Satellite Building.
Luggage: Luggage lockers and trolleys are available for hire. For issues concerning lost property (tel: +603 8776 4312), travellers should contact the nearest information counter for further assistance. A baggage wrapping service also operates in the departures hall of the main building.
Other: Other facilities available at Kuala Lumpur International Airport include nurseries, baby changing facilities and a play area for children. A 24-hour clinic is on hand to deal with medical enquiries, while pharmacies can assist with minor medical issues. There is a quiet/prayer room in the departures area of the Main Terminal, while Muslim prayer rooms can be found in both main terminals.
How to get to Kuala Lumpur International Airport?
Rail:KLIA Ekspres is the direct non-stop express rail service between the airport and KL City Air Terminal (KLCAT) at Kuala Lumpur's Central Station.
Bus:Express buses from the airport to KL Sentral station are available (fare: RM10), while local buses are also available to Nilai (fare: RM2.50) and Banting (fare: RM3.20).
- Free wifi. Clean and comfy place
- Good for shopping at Free duty shop
- Nice airport and free wifi
- Plenty of restaurants what else you need
- Nice airport, shops and restaurants all over
Kuala Lumpur International Airport, 64000 Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia
Tips for you
Normally a queue to get in and out of the country and its not a busy airport by international standards, make sure you leave plenty of time for catch your flight.