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KUL Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: KUL / WMKK
Airport Names:
  1. Kuala Lumpur International Airport
  2. Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Kuala Lumpur
Location: Sepang (near Kuala Lumpur), Malaysia
GPS Coordinates: 2°44'35"N by 101°41'53"E
Area Served: Greater Klang Valley
Operator/Owner: Government of Malaysia
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 70 feet (21 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL):

  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport has three parallel runways.
  • The furthest airport from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) is Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport (XMS), which is nearly antipodal to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (meaning Kuala Lumpur International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport), and is located 12,404 miles (19,962 kilometers) away in Macas, Ecuador.
  • As there are international flights operating out from the airport, therefore terminals of the airport are equipped with immigration processing facilities and security scanning for all passengers including domestic passengers.
  • In addition to being known as "Kuala Lumpur International Airport", another name for KUL is "Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Kuala Lumpur".
  • At present, inter-terminal connection is provided on the landside at Gateway@KLIA2 complex and there are provisions for future airside inter-terminal connection.
  • The closest airport to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) is  KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场 (XKL), which is located 27 miles (43 kilometers) N of KUL.
  • The airport's site spans 100 square kilometres 2, of former agricultural land and is one of the world's largest airport sites.
  • Because of Kuala Lumpur International Airport's relatively low elevation of 70 feet, planes can take off or land at Kuala Lumpur International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) has 3 runways.
  • The airport is operated by Malaysia Airports Sepang Sdn Bhd and is the major hub of Malaysia Airlines, MASkargo, AirAsia, AirAsia X, Malindo Air and Department of Civil Aviation.
  • Built at a cost of approximately RM4 billion, klia2 is the world's largest purpose-built terminal dedicated to low-cost carriers and it is designed to cater for 45 million passengers a year with future capacity expansion capability.

Map of Nearest Airports from Kuala Lumpur International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Kuala Lumpur International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
127.01 miles (43.46 km) N KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场 (XKL)Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaView  KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场 on a map View satellite image of  KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场 Set XKL as destination Airport Get more information about  KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场
228.72 miles (46.22 km) NNWSultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB)Subang (near Kuala Lumpur), MalaysiaView Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport on a map View satellite image of Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport Set SZB as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport
350.65 miles (81.52 km) SEMelaka International Airport (MKZ)Batu Berendam, MalaysiaView Melaka International Airport on a map View satellite image of Melaka International Airport Set MKZ as destination Airport Get more information about Melaka International Airport
480.46 miles (129.49 km) SSWPinang Kampai Airport (DUM)Dumai, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Pinang Kampai Airport on a map View satellite image of Pinang Kampai Airport Set DUM as destination Airport Get more information about Pinang Kampai Airport
5122.92 miles (197.82 km) NWSitiawan Airport (SWY)Perak, MalaysiaView Sitiawan Airport on a map View satellite image of Sitiawan Airport Set SWY as destination Airport Get more information about Sitiawan Airport
6126.09 miles (202.92 km) NESultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan (KUA)Kuantan, Pahang, MalaysiaView Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan on a map View satellite image of Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan Set KUA as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan
7132.87 miles (213.84 km) NNWSultan Azlan Shah Airport (IPH)Ipoh, Perak, MalaysiaView Sultan Azlan Shah Airport on a map View satellite image of Sultan Azlan Shah Airport Set IPH as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Azlan Shah Airport
8151.25 miles (243.41 km) EMersing Airport (MEP)Johor, MalaysiaView Mersing Airport on a map View satellite image of Mersing Airport Set MEP as destination Airport Get more information about Mersing Airport
9156.03 miles (251.11 km) ESESenai International Airport (JHB)Johor Bahru, MalaysiaView Senai International Airport on a map View satellite image of Senai International Airport Set JHB as destination Airport Get more information about Senai International Airport
10158.68 miles (255.36 km) SSultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport (PKU)Pekanbaru, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport on a map View satellite image of Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport Set PKU as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport
11167.48 miles (269.54 km) SETengah Air Base (TAB) (TGA)Tengah, SingaporeView Tengah Air Base (TAB) on a map View satellite image of Tengah Air Base (TAB) Set TGA as destination Airport Get more information about Tengah Air Base (TAB)
12169.98 miles (273.56 km) ETioman Airport (TOD)Tioman Island, MalaysiaView Tioman Airport on a map View satellite image of Tioman Airport Set TOD as destination Airport Get more information about Tioman Airport
13175.62 miles (282.63 km) ESESeletar Airport (XSP)Seletar, SingaporeView Seletar Airport on a map View satellite image of Seletar Airport Set XSP as destination Airport Get more information about Seletar Airport
14180.12 miles (289.88 km) NEKerteh Airport (KTE)Kerteh, Terengganu, MalaysiaView Kerteh Airport on a map View satellite image of Kerteh Airport Set KTE as destination Airport Get more information about Kerteh Airport
15180.13 miles (289.89 km) ESEPaya Lebar Air Base (PLAB) (QPG)Paya Lebar, SingaporeView Paya Lebar Air Base (PLAB) on a map View satellite image of Paya Lebar Air Base (PLAB) Set QPG as destination Airport Get more information about Paya Lebar Air Base (PLAB)

Map of Furthest Airports from Kuala Lumpur International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Kuala Lumpur International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,403.66 miles (19,961.71 km) SSWCol. Edmundo Carvajal Airport (XMS)Macas, EcuadorView Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport on a map View satellite image of Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport Set XMS as destination Airport Get more information about Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport
212,388.63 miles (19,937.52 km) ESEMariscal Lamar International Airport (CUE)Cuenca, EcuadorView Mariscal Lamar International Airport on a map View satellite image of Mariscal Lamar International Airport Set CUE as destination Airport Get more information about Mariscal Lamar International Airport
312,349.68 miles (19,874.83 km) SRio Amazonas Airport (PTZ)Shell Mera, EcuadorView Rio Amazonas Airport on a map View satellite image of Rio Amazonas Airport Set PTZ as destination Airport Get more information about Rio Amazonas Airport
412,329.33 miles (19,842.08 km) SChachoan Airport (ATF)Ambato, EcuadorView Chachoan Airport on a map View satellite image of Chachoan Airport Set ATF as destination Airport Get more information about Chachoan Airport
512,323.06 miles (19,832.00 km) SECamilo Ponce Enriquez Airport (LOH)Loja, EcuadorView Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport on a map View satellite image of Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport Set LOH as destination Airport Get more information about Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport
612,320.35 miles (19,827.64 km) ESEJosé Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (GYE)Santiago de Guayaquil, EcuadorView José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport on a map View satellite image of José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport Set GYE as destination Airport Get more information about José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport
712,311.68 miles (19,813.68 km) ESESanta Rosa International Airport (ETR)Santa Rosa, El Oro, EcuadorView Santa Rosa International Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Rosa International Airport Set ETR as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Rosa International Airport
812,308.08 miles (19,807.88 km) SCotopaxi International Airport (LTX)Latacunga, EcuadorView Cotopaxi International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cotopaxi International Airport Set LTX as destination Airport Get more information about Cotopaxi International Airport
912,282.85 miles (19,767.28 km) ESECap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport (TBP)Tumbes, PeruView Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport on a map View satellite image of Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport Set TBP as destination Airport Get more information about Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport
1012,277.02 miles (19,757.90 km) SEJosé María Velasco Ibarra Airport (MRR)Macará, EcuadorView José María Velasco Ibarra Airport on a map View satellite image of José María Velasco Ibarra Airport Set MRR as destination Airport Get more information about José María Velasco Ibarra Airport
1112,255.04 miles (19,722.52 km) SMariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO)Quito, EcuadorView Mariscal Sucre International Airport on a map View satellite image of Mariscal Sucre International Airport Set UIO as destination Airport Get more information about Mariscal Sucre International Airport
1212,254.92 miles (19,722.33 km) SSWFrancisco de Orellana Airport (OCC)Coca, EcuadorView Francisco de Orellana Airport on a map View satellite image of Francisco de Orellana Airport Set OCC as destination Airport Get more information about Francisco de Orellana Airport
1312,247.63 miles (19,710.60 km) ESEGeneral Ulpiano Paez Airport (SNC)Salinas, EcuadorView General Ulpiano Paez Airport on a map View satellite image of General Ulpiano Paez Airport Set SNC as destination Airport Get more information about General Ulpiano Paez Airport
1412,246.32 miles (19,708.49 km) SEReales Tamarindos Airport (PVO)Portoviejo, EcuadorView Reales Tamarindos Airport on a map View satellite image of Reales Tamarindos Airport Set PVO as destination Airport Get more information about Reales Tamarindos Airport
1512,230.98 miles (19,683.81 km) SEEloy Alfaro International Airport (MEC)Manta, Manabí, EcuadorView Eloy Alfaro International Airport on a map View satellite image of Eloy Alfaro International Airport Set MEC as destination Airport Get more information about Eloy Alfaro International Airport