The new Malaysian Airport, Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2), is built to be Malaysia’s Next Generation International Airport Hub that allows seamless connectivity for both local and international low-cost & full-service carriers. Officially opened on May 2, 2014, the klia2 is built to cater for the explosive growth in low-cost travel industry, capable of servicing 45 million passengers a year.
|Facts and figures about klia2 terminal|
|Capacity to accommodate 45 million passengers per year|
|257,000 m2 total area, 32,000 m2 retail space and shops|
|6,000 car park lots|
|Estimated total cost of RM4.0 Billion|
|4Km Runway 3 with a 2.2km separation from Runway 2|
|Tallest Air Traffic Control Tower (ATCT) in region|
|Skybridge spanning 300 meters long|
|124 pax / m2 passenger comfort (capacity / floor space)|
klia2 2009 videos
New LCCT closer to KLIA main terminal
The new 2-billion ringgit, Low Cost Carrier Terminal or LCCT will be just 1.5 kilometers away from the main terminal of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport or KLIA, compared to 20 kilometres for the current LCCT. This video was uploaded on 13 Mar 2009.
New low cost carrier terminal (LCCT)
Transport Minister Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat said that a new low cost carrier terminal (LCCT) is needed to meet the country’s future aviation needs, Monday. This video was uploaded on 2 Feb 2009.