The KLIA Passenger Terminal Complex (PTC) comprises of three buildings - the Main Terminal Building, the Satellite Building and the Contact Pier.


The Satellite terminal handles most of the international flights, while the main terminal building's contact pier handles domestic traffic, regional international flights and international flights routed to other hubs within Malaysia.


KLIA Layout Plan

KLIA layout plan

KLIA layout plan


KLIA Main Terminal Building

The KLIA Main Terminal Building (MTB) is located in between the two runways. The floor area of the terminal covers 390,000 square metres and the building consists of 39 square roof units, which enables future expansion of the building.

A total of 216 check-in counters, located in 6 different islands, identified by the letters A - M (excluding I). Multi check-in services are available, designed for the use of all passengers arriving, departing or in transit.

Main Terminal Building, Departure Level, Level 5

KLIA Main Terminal Building, Departure Level, Level 5
Main Terminal Building, Departure Level, Level 5


Main Terminal Building, Level 4

KLIA Main Terminal Building, Level 4
Main Terminal Building, Level 4


Main Terminal Building, Arrival Level, Level 3

KLIA Main Terminal Building, Arrival Level, Level 3
Main Terminal Building, Arrival Level, Level 3


Main Terminal Building, Level 2

KLIA Main Terminal Building, Level 2
Main Terminal Building, Level 2


Main Terminal Building, Level 1

The bus services and ERL train Services are available at this level.

KLIA Main Terminal Building, Level 1
Main Terminal Building, Level 1

KLIA Contact Pier

The Contact Pier is the rectangular-shaped terminal that is connected to the KLIA Main Terminal Building (MTB).

It serves as the domestic terminal for Malaysia Airlines. Some international flights are handled there as well. At the north side of the pier, it can only accommodate narrow-bodied aircraft. In contrast, the south side of the contact pier can accommodate Boeing 737 and Boeing 747 or similar sized aircraft.

The gates in Main Terminal Building's contact pier has alphabet prefix of A and B for domestic flights, which is accessible from domestic departures on Level 3 where passengers descend after security check, and G and H for international flights.



Contact Pier, International Level

KLIA Contact Pier, International Level
Contact Pier, International Level


Contact Pier, Domestic Level

KLIA Contact Pier, Domestic Level
Contact Pier, Domestic Level

KLIA Satellite Building

The 176,000 square metres Satellite Building accommodates international flights departing and arriving at KLIA. Passengers have to travel to the satellite building via the Aerotrain. There is a wide array of duty-free shops and prestige brand boutiques in the satellite building.

Within the Satellite building, wireless internet (Wifi) is provided free of charge. The terminal also has prayer rooms, showers and massage service. Various lounge areas are provided, some including children's play areas and movie lounge, broadcasting movie and sport channels. The terminal also features a natural rainforest in the middle of the terminal, exhibiting the Malaysian forests.


Satellite Building, Passenger Level, Level 1

KLIA Satellite Building, Passenger Level, Level 1
Satellite Building, Passenger Level, Level 1


Satellite Building, Mezzanine Level, Level 2

KLIA Satellite Building, Mezzanine Level, Level 2
Satellite Building, Mezzanine Level, Level 2


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