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Kuala Lumpur Airport Code KUL

Airport Codes

ZIP CODE 64000

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 2°44'44"N / 101°42'35"E


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Station ID: WMKK
Observation Time: 13/05/2021 6:18 pm

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About Kuala Lumpur Airport Code

Kuala Lumpur Airport code is KUL. The airport got its IATA code from its name itself. Its elevation above sea level is 21 meters. This public airport is home to AsiaCargo Express, Malaysia Airlines, MASkargo, and UPS Airlines. 

About Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL)

Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL), also known as KLIA, is located 45 kilometres south of Kuala Lumpur city in the heart of Malaysia’s Sepang District of Selangor. Regarded as the busiest airport in Malaysia, KLIA welcomes more than 59 million passengers annually. 

It features all the basic amenities such as on-site parking, restaurants, and lounges among others to meet the requirements of all passengers. 

Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) is connected to the city centre by all modes of transport. 

Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) Runways

Kuala Lumpur Airport features three parallel asphalt concrete runways: 

14L/32R 4,019m asphalt concrete

14R/32L 4,000m asphalt concrete 

15/33 3,960m asphalt concrete 

Air traffic at these runways is monitored by Tower East and Tower West. Tower West is the world’s tallest tower with a height of 133.8 meters. 

Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) Terminals

Kuala Lumpur Airport comprises two main terminals: KLIA and klia2. 


Spread across an area of 39,000 square meters, this terminal has 216 check-in counters and self-check-in facilities along with two parking lots for more than 11,000 vehicles. 


This facility can handle 45 million passengers a year. It features 80 aerobridges, 68 departure gates, and a retail space of 35,000 square meters among other amenities.

Nearest Airports to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL)

Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  Airport 42 km 

Sultan Azlan Shah Airport 200 km 

Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Airport 229 km 

Major Airports Operating from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL)

Air Arabia

Air Astana 

Air China 

Air Mauritius 


AirAsia X

All Nippon Airways

Bangkok Airways 

Batik Air 

Biman Bangladesh Airlines 

Cathay Pacific 

Cebu Airlines 

China Southern Airlines 



Ethiopian Airlines 

Etihad Airways

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
14R-32L 13,288 ft 197 ft Asphalt Yes
14L-32R 13,530 ft 197 ft Asphalt Yes
15-33 12,993 ft 197 ft Other “paved” Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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