The Kuala Lumpur International Airport, or KLIA, is Malaysia's main international airport and one of the major airports in South East Asia. It is the largest and busiest airport in Malaysia. In 2016, it handled 52,643,511 passengers and 642,558 tonnes of cargo.

Facts and figures about KLIA terminal
Grand opening 27 June 1998
IATA / ICAO KUL / WMKK
Hub for Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, MASKargo, UPS Airlines, AirAsia, AirAsia X, AsiaCargo Express
Passengers 52,643,511 (2016)
Airfreight 642,558 tonnes (2016)
Main Terminal Building & Contact Pier
Floor area 3,620,000 sq ft
Capacity 5 million passengers per annum
Parking Bays 20 (aerobridge), 23 (remote)
Satellite Building
Floor area 1,543,590 sq ft
Capacity 20 million passengers per annum
Parking Bays 26 (aerobridge), 15 (remote)

Following are pictures of KLIA taken at various time for your review. Check out the KLIA layout plan.

Satellite Building, KLIA

Aerotrain platforms, KLIA Satellite Building, KLIA
Aerotrain platforms, Satellite Building, KLIA

Aerotrain platforms, KLIA Satellite Building, KLIA
Aerotrain platforms, Satellite Building, KLIA

Forest in KLIA Satellite Building, KLIA
Forest at Satellite Building, KLIA

Shops at Satellite Building
Shops at Satellite Building

Shops at Satellite Building
Shops at Satellite Building


Boarding gates area
Boarding gates area

Satellite Building, KLIA
Satellite Building

Satellite Building, KLIA
Satellite Building

Satellite Building, KLIA
Satellite Building

Satellite Building, KLIA
Satellite Building, KLIA

Satellite Building, KLIA
Satellite Building


Aerotrains platforms
Aerotrains platforms

Aerotrain arriving the Satellite building
Aerotrain arriving the Satellite building

Aerotrain track, KLIA
Aerotrain track

Watching aerotrain passed by
Watching aerotrain passed by

Satellite Building, KLIA
Satellite Building

Cadbury's chocolate promtions at the Satellite building
Cadbury's chocolate promtions at the Satellite building


Aerotrain platforms at Satellite Building
Aerotrain platforms at Satellite Building

Starbucks coffee shop
Starbucks coffee shop

Shops at Satellite Building, KLIA
Shops at Satellite Building, KLIA

Satellite Building
Satellite Building, KLIA

Forest view at the Satellite Building
Forest view at the Satellite Building


Main Terminal Building, KLIA

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

Elevator for floor access
Elevator for floor access

Walking toward immigration and customs check counters
Walking toward immigration and customs check counters

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

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

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


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

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

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

Escalators for floor access between level 5 and level 3
Escalators for floor access between level 5 and level 3

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

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

Entrances to Level 5 of Main Terminal Building
Entrances to Level 5 of Main Terminal Building


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

Navigation map for assistance
Navigation map for assistance

Check in counters area, Level 5
Check in counters area, Level 5

Check in counters area, Level 5
Check in counters area, Level 5

AirAsia sales counter, Level 5
AirAsia sales counter, Level 5

Royal Selangor shop on Level 5
Royal Selangor shop on Level 5

Royal Selangor shop on Level 5
Royal Selangor shop on Level 5

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


Information counter on Level 5
Information counter on Level 5

Check in counter areas
Check in counter areas

Check in counter areas
Check in counter areas

Check in counter areas
Check in counter areas

Check in counter areas
Check in counter areas

Check in counter areas
Check in counter areas

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


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

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

Escalators for inter level floor access
Escalators for inter level floor access

Arrival Hall, Level 3
Arrival Hall, Level 3

Level 3, Main Terminal Building
Level 3, Main Terminal Building

Inter floor access, Main Terminal Building
Inter floor access, Main Terminal Building

Elevators for inter level floor access
Elevators for inter level floor access

Elevators for inter level floor access width=
Elevators for inter level floor access


Elevators for inter level floor access
Elevators for inter level floor access

Escalators for inter level floor access
Escalators, Main Terminal Building, KLIA - May 2006

Pick up areas for arrivals, Main Terminal Building
Pick up areas for arrivals, Main Terminal Building

Entrance to Level 3, Main Terminal Building
Entrance to Level 3, Main Terminal Building

International Arrival Hall on Level 3
International Arrival Hall on Level 3

International Arrival Hall on Level 3
International Arrival Hall on Level 3

International Arrival Hall on Level 3
International Arrival Hall on Level 3

International Arrival Hall on Level 3
International Arrival Hall on Level 3


Night view of KLIA drop off areas
Night view of KLIA drop off areas

The ground breaking ceremony for Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) took place on 1 June 1993 and the grand opening was officially inaugurated by the 10th Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Ja'afar of Negeri Sembilan, on 27 June 1998.