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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):

  • The gates in Satellite Terminal A have the prefix C.The Satellite A terminal has 27 boarding gates altogether.
  • ^Note 1 Air Mauritius flies via Singapore.However Air Mauritius doesn't have traffic rights to transport passengers solely between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.
  • The 36,000 square metres Low cost carrier terminal was opened at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on 23 March 2006 to cater for the growing number of users of low cost airlines, especially the passengers of Malaysia's "no-frills" airline, AirAsia.
  • 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.
  • Upon KLIA's completion, Subang Airport's Terminal 1 building was demolished.
  • In addition to being known as "Kuala Lumpur International Airport", another name for KUL is "Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Kuala Lumpur".
  • The Passenger Terminal Complex was built with an emphasis on allowing natural light into the building.
  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) has 3 runways.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set MEC as destination Airport Get more information about Eloy Alfaro International Airport