The KLIA2 terminal is first designed to cater 30 million passengers
a year, measured around 150,000 sqm, and scheduled to complete in
April 2012 for a total cost of 2 billion Ringgit.
During its construction phase, the KLIA2 terminal is revised to
257,000 sqm with the capacity to cater up to 45 million passengers.
Originally, KLIA2 was to be only a two-storey building, but this has
been increased to an equivalent of nine storey, for a three-level
terminal comprising separate departure, arrival and ground support
The cost is increased to 3.6 billion Ringgit, and it is rescheduled
to open on April 2013.
MAHB has also made provisions for a fully automated baggage handling
system although there has been earlier requests for a non-fully
To cater for higher passenger traffic, MAHB has also drawn up plans to
accommodate the superjumbo Airbus 380 aircraft, as well as premium
lounges, for enhanced passenger comfort.
Under its current construction plan, MAHB has provided for the
construction of four hotels and a public shopping mall next to the