The KLIA Passenger Terminal Complex (PTC) comprises of three buildings - the Main Terminal Building, the Satellite Building and the Contact Pier. The Main Terminal Building covers 390,000 m2 and you can find the departure hall and arrival hall at this building.


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.

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

KLIA Layout Plan

KLIA layout plan (Departure Level)
KLIA layout plan (Departure Level), see larger version

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.

Main Terminal Building, Departure Level, Level 5

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

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.

Check-in counters area on Level 5 of KLIA Main Terminal Building
Check-in counters area on Level 5, see more pictures of KLIA.

Entrance to International departures gates
Entrance to International departures gates, see more pictures of KLIA.


Main Terminal Building, Level 4

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

Food paradise on Level 4, KLIA MTB
Food Paradise on Level 4

Main Terminal Building, Arrival Level, Level 3

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

KLIA layout plan (Arrival Level)
KLIA layout plan (Arrival Level), see larger version

KLIA Arrival Hall, Level 3
International arrival hall on Level 3, see more pictures of KLIA.


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. For the ERL train services, you can opt for KLIA Transit or KLIA Ekspres train for your next destination.

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

KLIA ERL station
KLIA ERL Station

Waiting area at KLIA Bus Station
Waiting area at KLIA Bus Station


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.

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

Gates H for international flights
Gates H at Contact Pier

Gates G for international flights
Gates G at Contact Pier

Contact Pier, Domestic Level

KLIA Contact Pier, Domestic Level
Contact Pier, Domestic Level

Center of Contact Pier
Overhead signboards at Contact Pier for assistance, see more pictures of KLIA.

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.


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. Check out pictures of Satellite Building.

Satellite Building, Passenger Level, Level 1

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

Gate C12 at Satellite building
Gate C12 at Satellite building, see more pictures of Satellite Building

Gate C15 at Satellite building
Gate C15 at Satellite building, see more pictures of 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.


Satellite Building, Mezzanine Level, Level 2

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

The terminal also features a natural rainforest in the middle of the terminal, exhibiting the Malaysian forests.

KLIA - Airport in the Forest, Forest in the Airport
KLIA Satellite Building - Airport in the Forest, Forest in the Airport