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Main airports in Malaysia

It is very convenient to find a comfortable methods of travelling offered at an airport that doesn’t only flies you to your destination but also makes sure it is done in the best way along with benefits. One should never limit their decision to travel to certain places in accordance to the flights’ destinations offered at the airports; based on that assumption Malaysia applies this conception as it holds 62airports, 38 airports located in East Malaysia, and 24 are located in peninsular Malaysia. Here are some of the major airports in the country.

The Kuala Lumpur International airport
Malaysia’s main and top major airports of Southeast Asia, it was cost $ 3.5 million to be built and its located only around 45 KM from Kuala Lumpur city center. This airport usually handles around 48,930,409 passengers, hence named as the 20th busiest airport by the “Total Passenger Traffic” which is run by the “Malaysia airports”



Kota Kinabalu International airport
The state capital of Sabah is Kota Kinabalu, it was estimated that in 2013 around 6.9 million passengers used the airport, thus making it the second busiest airport in Malaysia after the Kuala Lumpur International airport. This airport serves the city and the west coast of Sabah. The interesting fact about it is that it was formerly used as a military airfield! Back then it was used by the Japanese army in World War II and it was then called “Jesselton Airfield”. Today most of the international flights go to Hong Kong; 28 flights per week.

Penang airport
Malaysia’s third busiest airport is located 16 KM south of George Town and links to cities across Southeast Asia. The airport handles around 4.2 million passengers and serves north of western Malaysia. Two budget airlines use this airport, including “Air Asia” and “Fire Fly”. Most flights fly to destinations of Medan, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Hong Kong and Jakarata.



Sultan Abdulaziz airport
The airport is usually called “Subang”, serves general aviation, turboprop domestic and international flights. The airport that is located in Subang deals with “Berjaya air”, “Firefly”, and “Milando” air commercial turboprop services. The major role of the airport is to serve as maintenance and a support facility for the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency Helicopters.