About The Airport
Penang International Airport is located 12 km south of George Town. It is a medium-sized airport with extensive connectivity to major cities in South East Asia. Serving the people of Penang and the surrounding states of Perlis, Kedah, and Northern Perak, the airport has catchment area with a combined population of 5.7 million people.
The airport has a variety of retail and duty-free outlets, cafés and restaurants, as well as premium passenger lounges for travelling convenience and comfort. The airport is consistently being upgraded to accommodate with the increasing traffic of travellers, whether for business or leisure. Currently, it can handle up to 6.5 million passengers per year. Its runways are 3,353m in total length and its airport cargo centre can handle 360,000 tonnes of cargo.
Facts and Figures
- Number of Terminals: 1
- Number of Runways: 1
- Passenger Numbers (mppa): 8,328,648 (2019)
- Cargo Tonnes (p.a.): 139,598 metric tonnes (2019)
- Ownership: Malaysia Airports