KUL Kuala Lumpur Airport Info & Guide
Where is Kuala Lumpur Airport? KUL Kuala Lumpur International Airport commonly known as KLIA is one of Asia's major aviation hubs. It is also Malaysia's main international airport. It is situated in the Sepang district, in the south of the state of Selangor, about 50 kilometres (31 mi) from the capital city, Kuala Lumpur. KLIA was built at a cost of some US$3.5 billion.
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. KLIA is also the stopover point on the "kangaroo route" for Malaysia Airlines.
Kuala Lumpur International Airport serves the Klang Valley Metropolitan Region, Greater Klang Valley, Shah Alam, Malacca, Negeri Sembilan, Selangor and South Perak. With the large catchment area, the airport has become one of the key economic strengths for the nation, where it is well connected via expressways to all parts of Peninsular Malaysia, highly industrialized areas like Shah Alam, and the information and communications technology hub, the Multimedia Super Corridor. It is one of the important components in the economy of Malaysia, as the airport is the main import-export center for the country.
The IATA airport code, KUL was inherited from the previous international gateway for Malaysia, Subang International Airport, which currently handles only turboprop aircraft, general aviation and houses a military air base.
Distance from Kuala Lumpur Airport to City Centre or CBD
The Kuala Lumpur Airport GPS position is 2.746° N 101.710° E or 2° 44.734' N 101° 42.583' E.
Kuala Lumpur Airport WiFi & Internet
There is free wireless internet access at Kuala Lumpur Airport. Other technology supports include:
- Internet Kiosks: there are about a dozen kiosks where you may surf the Internet and send email for free
- Bluetooth Zone: turn on your Bluetooth and receive free KUL Kuala Lumpur International Airport guides.
- Be a smart traveller and be in the know about some Wifi at Kuala Lumpur Airport Connection and Security tips before you connect
KUL Kuala Lumpur Airport Map
Official KUL Kuala Lumpur International Airport Directory and Map (non-Flash)
Other Items of Interest at Kuala Lumpur Airport
Services at Kuala Lumpur Airport include:
- Business centre
- Plaza Premium Lounge (showers, fee) - Satellite Building, Low Cost Carrier Building - RESERVE NOW
- Airport lounges available for rent by the hour (must be booked in advance) - Main Terminal Building
- Use of the Airside Transit Hotel's private shower and gym facilities for a fee (towel, soap,shampoo provided) - Satellite Building, near Gate C5
- Reflexology and massage centre (open 07:00-01:00, closes at midnight Sundays) - Satellite Building
- Nurseries - all terminal buildings
- Children`s play area
- Viewing gallery - at the end of the Main Terminal Building
- Tourism Malaysia Visitor Service Centre - Main Terminal Building, 3rd floor, near baggage claim
- 24-hour radio station Fly FM
- Surau rooms (prayer rooms for Muslims) - all terminal buildings
- Silent room (for quiet prayer or meditation) - Main Terminal Building, Level 5, Departure Hall
- Pharmacy and clinic
- Postal services
- Luggage storage
Kuala Lumpur Airport Departures and Arrivals Airlines
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