Comparison Between KLIA, LCCT and KLIA2 Airports In Malaysia

Malaysia’s KLIA2 is the new International Airport Hub that seamlessly connect local and international low-cost and full-service airlines and is designed to cater 45 million passengers a year. KLIA2 officially replaces the Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) from May 2014.

KLIA2 Airport

Below are some factual and numbers comparison between KLIA, LCCT and KLIA2 airports.

Capacity (passengers per year)25 million15 million45 million
Terminal size (sqm)479,40464,067257,000
Retail space (sqm)19,4258,89832,000 (estimated)
Car park (lots)6,208 (covered lots), 5,509 (uncovered lots)3,000 (uncovered lots)6,000
CostAbout RM10 BillionRM300 Million (terminal cost only)RM3.6 – 4.0 Billion (latest estimate)
Runway accessRunway 1 and 2 at KLIARunway 1 and 2 at KLIA4Km runway with a 2.2Km separation from Runway 2
Passenger comfort (capacity / floor space)52 pax per sqm234 pax per sqm124 pax per sqm