3 May 2018
Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is committed to ensuring a smooth operation at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and klia2 following a one-month closure of KLIA Runway 3 to make way for maintenance works.
MAHB spokesman said all airlines had been notified on the matter and were aware of the closure.
He said they were also prepared to make an early announcement to the passengers on the changes in flight schedule, if any.
The spokesman said there were about 1,100 domestic and international flights at both airports here on a daily basis, with 84 flight movements per hour.
“With the closure of Runway 3, we expect that there will be less than 60 flight movements per hour,” he said when met by reporters after the MAHB media tour at Civil Aviation Authority Malaysia’s Air Traffic Centre.
MAHB previsouly said it would be closing its Runway 3 from May 11 to June 7 to make way for runway maintenance works.
Managing director Datuk Badlisham Ghazali said it was part of its obligation to put the highest priority in ensuring the sustainability and safety of all runways at airports under its management.
Original Source: nst