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Photos & Facts : Malaysia's Best and Busiest Airports
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Photos & Facts : Malaysia's Best and Busiest Airports

Malaysia Airport Holdings Berhad (MAHB) kicking off its 25th-anniversary celebration this year and continues to play an important role in the development of Malaysian aviation industry.

Throughout the 25 years, MAHB has been fortunate to enjoy many successes in both, domestic and international arena, cementing its position around the globe as one of the best airport operators in the world.

Celebrating the occasion, Seasia figured out facts that are good for readers to know about this holistic global airport company that manages:

  • KL International Airport (KLIA), among the top 25 busiest airports in the world.
  • klia2, the company's second terminal.
  • six international airports.
  • 16 domestic and 18 airport aerodrome (short take off landing ports -STOLports).

KUALA LUMPUR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Keterangan Gambar (© Pemilik Gambar)

Keterangan Gambar (© Pemilik Gambar)

Keterangan Gambar (© Pemilik Gambar)

Keterangan Gambar (© Pemilik Gambar)

Keterangan Gambar (© Pemilik Gambar)

Throughout 2016, MAHB through its report had achieved milestones as listed below:

  1. 118.5 million passengers pass through its airports including Istanbul's Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SGIA), up 5.7% from 2015;
  2. International traffic recorded 52.8 million passengers, a year-on-year (y-o-y) increase of 6.1%;
  3. Domestic traffic recorded 65.7 million passenger movements with a 5.4% growth;
  4. International passenger growth momentum picked up in the second half of 2016, to 11% from 5% in first half of the year;
  5. A 6% growth at 88.8 million passenger movements from 2015 while the international sector recorded 43.2 million movements, an increase of 8%;
  6. Malaysian airports also registered a strong increase in traffic in 2016 which include Kota Kinabalu, Penang, Langkawi, Alor Setar, Ipoh, Tawau and Mulu. Ipoh experienced high growth rate (more than 20%) following the introduction of a direct service to Singapore;
  7. All the five international airports in Malaysia grew between 3% and 13.6%, and 11 of the 21 international and domestic airports posted growth ranging from 1% to 21%;
  8. KLIA surpassed the 50 million mark in passenger handling for the first time, reaching over 52.6 million passengers last year;
  9. Comparing KLIA and klia2, about 6.3% more passengers or 27.1 million flew from klia2 compared to 25.5 million from KLIA, but the latter saw a 12.8% growth in passengers y-o-y versus a 3% rise in klia2.
  10. December registered the highest number of passengers for 2016 crossing the eight million mark.

We attached also the list of Malaysian airports nationwide, together with the passenger traffic data, recorded up to last year.

According to Malaysia Airport Holdings Berhad, data below also includes the total amount of departure, arrival and transit passengers for the years selected, and for both domestic and international flights arriving in scheduled and non-scheduled services.

KOTA KINABALU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - 7,263,339 PASSENGERS

Kota Kinabalu Terminal 1 @ http://keywordsuggest.org/gallery
Kota Kinabalu Terminal 1 @ http://keywordsuggest.org/gallery

PENANG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - 6,684,026 PASSENGERS

Keterangan Gambar (© Pemilik Gambar)

Cathay Pacific lounge at Penang International Airport sports relaxing atmosphere @ Gaya Travel
Cathay Pacific lounge at Penang International Airport sports relaxing atmosphere @ Gaya Travel

KUCHING INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - 4,919,677 PASSENGERS

Keterangan Gambar (© Pemilik Gambar)

PokéStop: Coffee Shop Art Piece at Kuching International Airport @ PokéStop: Coffee Shop Art Piece at Kuching International Airport
PokéStop: Coffee Shop Art Piece at Kuching International Airport @ 360tour.asia/

SKYPARK TERMINAL AIRPORT - 2,834,384 PASSENGERS

Subang, the old Kuala Lumpur International Airport now termed as a 'Sky Park' and base to a flying club along with a host of aviation related business's  linked mainly to aircraft servicing and maintenance.
Subang, the old Kuala Lumpur International Airport now termed as a 'Sky Park' and base to a flying club along with a host of aviation related business's linked mainly to aircraft servicing and maintenance. A nice little airport with a few nooks and crannies to be explored @ http://paul-d-holmes.blogspot.my

SENAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - 2,828,074 PASSENGERS

The Senai International Airport has recorded an increase in the number of flight routes by 66.67%, from nine routes in 2012 to 15 now. The average flight frequency has also increased by 334% from 129 flights weekly in 2012 to 560 currently @ The Star
The Senai International Airport has recorded an increase in the number of flight routes by 66.67%, from nine routes in 2012 to 15 now. The average flight frequency has also increased by 334% from 129 flights weekly in 2012 to 560 currently @ The Star

LANGKAWI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - 2,665,271 PASSENGERS

Keterangan Gambar (© Pemilik Gambar)

Keterangan Gambar (© Pemilik Gambar)


Source : KLIA Official Website,

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