KLIA2 is the World's Largest Purpose-Built Terminal for Low Cost Carriers to handle 45 million passengers per annum; built at lowest cost per passenger with aerobridges and better passenger convenience, accommodating enhanced commercial activities, and increasing in scope to meet the Regulatory, Airlines, Airport and Public requirements.


Key Features of KLIA2

reasons why KLIA2 is bigger and better

  • World's Largest Purpose-Built Terminal for LCCs
    45 million passenger terminal
  • Superior Facilities
    Built at lowest cost per passenger with aerobridges and enhanced passenger convenience
  • Viability Intact
    AAA Rating
  • Increase in scope
    • Regulatory requirements
    • Airlines requirements
    • Public requirements
    • Airport requirements


PROPOSED REQUIREMENTS

Based on airlines requests:


Based on public requests:

  • Aerobridges

Based on regulatory requests:

  • Total international passenger arrival and departure segregation
  • No walking on apron
  • New ATC Tower for Runway 3 and future Runway 4 and backup for existing Runway 2

Other requests:



THREE LEVELS TERMINAL

The KLIA2 terminal is changed from 2-level (2-storey) terminal to 3-level (9-storey) terminal.

Bigger KLIA2, superior facilities



INCREASED FOOTPRINT

Comparison: Original Design (2009) vs. Current Design (2011)

Bigger KLIA2, bigger area


The scope of construction has undergone a BIG Expansion due to the increased footprint.

Items Provisional (Feb' 2009) RM 2.0 Billion Revised RM 3.6 - 3.9 Billion Increase in Scope (%)
Terminal Building GFA
150,000 m2
GFA
257,000 m2
+71.3%
Aircraft Stands Area
500,000 m2 50 semi contact stands
Area
803,709 m2 68 gates & 8 remote stands (80 aerobridges)
+60.7%
Earthworks Area
4.85 mil m2
Area
11.19 mil m2
+130.7%
Runway 3, Taxiway Pavement, AGL System Code C
Length: 2.50 km Width: 45 m
Code E
Length: 3.96 km Width: 60 m
+64.7% (Area)
DCA Facilities Apron Control Tower
Height: 77 m
Air Traffic Control Tower
Height: 93 m
+20.8% (Height)
+115.4% (Nav. Aids)
Public Infrastructure Length
8 km with 1.5 km elevated road
Length
15 km with 5.4 km elevated road
+87.5%
+260.0%


VIABILITY INTACT

With AAA rating reaffirmed, KLIA2 is designed and built to accommodate enhanced commercial activities.

  • Continued growth in low cost travel - 30 million passengers by 2017 and 40 million passengers by 2022
  • Bringing forward future capex
  • 55,000m2 commercial space
  • Private sector projects - Integrated complex, Privatized hotels, District cooling
  • New South Support Zone - MRO, hangar, Cargo
  • Additional advertising opportunities
  • Royalties on service providers
  • Long term car park
  • Airline and other offices
  • Catalyst for land development opportunities



AIRPORTS COMPARISON

  KLIA LCCT KLIA2
Capacity (passengers per year) 25 million 15 million 45 million
Terminal size (sqm) 479,404 64,067 257,000
Retail space (sqm) 19,425 8,898 32,000 (estimated)
Car park (lots) 6,208 (covered lots) 5,509 (uncovered lots) 3,000 (uncovered lots) See expansion 6,000 KLIA2 Parking
Cost about RM10 Billion RM300 Million (terminal cost only) RM3.6 - 4.0 Billion (estimate)
Runway access Runway 1 and 2 at KLIA Runway 1 and 2 at KLIA 4km runway 3 with a 2.2km separation from Runway 2
Passenger comfort
(capacity / floor space)
52 pax per sqm 234 pax per sqm 124 pax per sqm


TRAFFIC - ACTUAL & FORECAST

Bigger KLIA2, Actual and forecast travellers

Operational Statistics

Year Passenger
movements
Cargo Handled
(tonnes)
Aircraft
movements
1998 6,524,405 156,641 64,123
1999 13,172,635 417,068 116,589
2000 14,732,876 510,594 109,925
2001 14,538,831 440,864 113,590
2002 16,398,230 527,124 127,952
2003 17,454,564 586,195 139,590
2004 21,058,572 651,747 164,483
2005 23,213,926 653,654 182,537
2006 24,570,385 677,446 183,869
2007 26,938,970 649,197 193,982
2008 27,529,355 667,495 209,681
2009 29,682,093 601,620 225,251
2010 34,087,636 697,015 244,179
2011 37,704,510 669,849 269,509
2012 39,887,866 673,107 283,352

Source: en.wikipedia.org.


Airport Tax

International passengers travelling through Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) have to pay RM65 as airport tax while the domestic charge remains at RM9.

The airport tax for international travellers at low-cost carrier terminals (LCCT) has been increased to RM32 from RM25. Domestic flyers need to pay RM6.

Source: theborneopost.com

15 November, 2013
The finalised passenger service charges (PSC) or airport taxes for Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) will be made public by end of this year, Read more on Airport taxes at KLIA2 to be announced by year-end.

19 August, 2013
The passenger service charge (PSC) at KLIA2 will be the same as the low-cost carrier terminal (LCCT), said Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Aziz Kaprawi. Read more on Aziz Kaprawi: No increase in passenger service charge at KLIA2.


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This information published on this page is based on MAHB: Why klia2 has to be bigger?.