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.

Aerial view of KLIA Main Terminal Buidling
Aerial view of KLIA Main Terminal Building

Aerial view of KLIA Satellite building
Aerial view of KLIA Satellite building

Aerial view of KLIA and klia2
Aerial view of KLIA and klia2

Aerial view of KLIA and klia2
Aerial view of klia2 (near) and KLIA (far)


Aerial view of KLIA and klia2
Aerial view of KLIA and klia2

Aerial view of KLIA and klia2
Aerial view of KLIA and klia2

Aerial view of KLIA and klia2
Aerial view of KLIA and klia2

Aerial view of KLIA and klia2
Aerial view of KLIA and klia2

Aerial view of KLIA and klia2
Aerial view of KLIA


Aerial view of KLIA and klia2
Aerial view of KLIA

Aerial view of KLIA Satellite building
Aerial view of KLIA Satellite building

View of KLIA from the runway
View of KLIA from the runway

Departures drop off area
Departures drop off area

Departures drop off area
Departures drop off area

Departures drop off area
Departures drop off area


KLIA Main Terminal Building in the evening
KLIA Main Terminal Building in the evening

KLIA Main Terminal Building in the evening
KLIA Main Terminal Building in the evening

Departures drop off area
Departures drop off area

KLIA
KLIA

View of Main Terminal Building from the Aerotrain
View of Main Terminal Building from the Aerotrain


View of Main Terminal Building from the Aerotrain
View of Main Terminal Building from the Aerotrain

View of Main Terminal Building from the Aerotrain
View of Main Terminal Building from the Aerotrain

View of Main Terminal Building from the Aerotrain
View of Main Terminal Building from the Aerotrain

View of Main Terminal Building from the Aerotrain
View of Main Terminal Building from the Aerotrain


View of Main Terminal Building from a distance
View of Main Terminal Building from a distance

Malaysia Airlines flights parking at the contact pier
Malaysia Airlines flights parking at the contact pier

Malaysia Airlines flights parking at the contact pier
Malaysia Airlines flights parking at the contact pier

Parking bays and control tower at KLIA
Parking bays and control tower at KLIA


Pedestrian bridge connecting Parking bays and terminal building
Pedestrian bridge connecting Parking bays and terminal building

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.