is being constructed to replace the current Low-Cost Carrier
Terminal, which was constructed in 2006. The new terminal expected to be
completed and opened on May 2, 2014, as according to owners, Malaysia Airport
Holdings Berhad (MAHB), the total cost to build the KLIA2 is
estimated at RM4.0 Billion which is currently 90% completed. KLIA2
is located just two kilometers from the main
KLIA Terminal. Upon
complete, it will be the largest LCC Terminal in
the region with a total area of 242,000 sq
There will be a total of
68 aircraft parking bay with departure gates for each parking bay
while the new budget terminal will cater to around 30 million
passengers. There will also be a third runaway which is located 1.5
km from the second runaway.
will feature a multi-modal transportation hub for buses, taxis, and
Express Rail Link (ERL) train to provide connectivity for passengers and
also for the public. There is also talk of a possible KTM Train link
nearby making it easy to get here. Other facilities here include a
semi-automated baggage handling system, support zones, cargo and inflight complexes, a 6,000-vehicle parking complex, two to three hotels
and AirAsia's future headquarters.
new low-cost terminal is completed, it will be equipped with facilities
to cater to passenger comfort, including a public shopping mall and a
fully automated baggage handling system. Among the main hotels that will
be built here is the Tune Hotel which will serve as one of the main
budget hotels here. Another possibility is that
Pan Pacific will also
open a hotel here.
the highlights here is the much talked about 300 meter long pedestrian
skybridge in an airport. The skybridge will connect the international
pier and the domestic pier. This modern skybridge will be the longest in
Asia and third longest in the world where passengers will have the
experience of 'walking over' the aircraft compared to
travelers take the aerotrain on ground level.
There will be 225 Commercial Lots at KLIA2. From the 225 lots, 118 lots
will be for Retail, 81 lots Food and Beverage and 26 lots for Services. Watch
out for the KLIA2 Commercial Lots tender notice on 9th December 2010 in
The opening of KLIA2 will help make the
Kuala Lumpur International
Airport (KLIA) as one of the aviation hubs in Southeast Asia.