About The Airport
Langkawi International Airport is located at Padang Matsirat, about 25 minutes from Kuah Town. It is the venue of the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition, which is an international aviation industry and aero performance event.
To cater to the increasing demand of tourist and business travellers, the airport has extended its terminal to accommodate a maximum of 2.5 million passengers annually and 1,000 passengers during peak hours. The airport's runway is capable of handling B747 aircraft.
The airport has a variety of retail and duty-free outlets, cafés and restaurants, as well as premium passenger lounges for your travelling convenience and comfort.
What makes Langkawi a tourist attraction is that it serves as a venue for the biennial Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA), which is an international aerospace event for the aviation industry, with aero performance for the public. The island is also one of the most beautiful and magical tropical destinations in South East Asia, featuring beaches that are fringed with palm trees, duty-free shopping opportunities, as well as places of interest that revolve around the myths and legends of Langkawi.
Facts and Figures
- Number of Terminals: 1
- Number of Runways: 1
- Passenger Numbers (mppa): 2,946,189 (2019)
- Cargo Tonnes (p.a.): 907 metric tonnes (2019)
- Ownership: Malaysia Airports