Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) (Malay: Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Kuala Lumpur), (IATA: KUL, ICAO: WMKK) is Malaysia's main international airport and one of the biggest airports in Southeast Asia and worldwide. It is located in Sepang District of Selangor, approximately 45 kilometres (28 mi) south of Kuala Lumpur city centre and serves the Greater Klang Valley conurbation.

Kuala Lumpur International Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerKhazanah Nasional
OperatorMalaysia Airports
ServesGreater Kuala Lumpur, Negeri Sembilan, Malacca
LocationSepang, Selangor, Malaysia
Opened27 June 1998 (23 years ago) (1998-06-27)
Hub for
Focus city for
Time zoneMST (UTC+08:00)
Elevation AMSL70 ft / 21 m
Coordinates02°44′36″N 101°41′53″E

Selangor state in Malaysia
KUL /WMKK (Peninsular Malaysia)
KUL /WMKK (Malaysia)
KUL /WMKK (Southeast Asia)
KUL /WMKK (Asia)
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14L/32R 4,019 13,186 Asphalt concrete
14R/32L 4,000 13,123 Asphalt concrete
15/33 3,960 12,992 Asphalt concrete
Statistics (2020)
Passenger13,156,363 ( 78.9%)
Airfreight (tonnes)505,184 ( 26.5%)
Aircraft movements124,529 ( 69.4%)
Sources: MAHB[1] and AIP[2]

KLIA is the largest and busiest airport in Malaysia. In 2020, it handled 13,156,363 passengers, 505,184 tonnes of cargo and 124,529 aircraft movements. It is the world's 23rd-busiest airport by total passenger traffic.

The airport is operated by Malaysia Airports (MAHB) Sepang Sdn Bhd and is the major hub of Malaysia Airlines, MASkargo, AirAsia, AirAsia X, Malindo Air, flyGlobal, UPS Airlines and AsiaCargo Express.

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