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Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Where is Kuala Lumpur Airport?  

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) (IATA: KUL, ICAO: WMKK), also referred to as Kuala Lumpur Airport, is in located at Sepang, Selangor, about 50 kilometres (31 miles) south of central Kuala Lumpur, in the Greater Klang Valley, Malaysia. While commonly referred to as KLIA Airport, or simply KLIA, this is not an official airport code.

The IATA airport code, KUL was inherited from the previous international gateway for Malaysia, Subang Airport (SUB), which currently handles only turboprop aircraft, general aviation and houses a military air base.

In 2012, Kuala Lumpur Airport served 39,887,866 passengers, making it the 14th busiest airport in the world by international passenger traffic, and the 5th busiest international airport in Asia.

Kuala Lumpur Airport is a hub for AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines and Malindo Air. Other airlines that fly to Kuala Lumpur Airport include Air France, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, EVA Air, Iran Air, Japan Airlines, KLM, Korean Air, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines, United Airways and Vietnam Airlines.

KLIA is also the stopover point on the "kangaroo route" for Malaysia Airlines.


Additional Kuala Lumpur Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 8 Mar 2014