Langkawi International Airport
 
 
     
 
Langkawi International Airport is situated on the duty-free island of Langkawi in Kedah. The airport is located at Padang Matsirat and is about 25 minutes drive from Kuah town.


The airport has been refurbished to cater to the increasing demand of the tourism and business industry. With an extended terminal and runway capable of accommodating B747 aircraft-type operation, the airport is equipped to handle 2.5 million passengers annually and 1,000 passengers during peak hours.


Langkawi is a tourist attraction because it serves as a venue for the biennial Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) which is an international aerospace event for aviation industry, with aero performances for the public. The island is also one of the most beautiful and magical tropical destinations in Southeast Asia, featuring beaches that are fringed with palm trees, duty-free shopping opportunities, as well as places of interest that revolve around the myths and legends of Langkawi.


Traffic

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Passengers

726,817

845,276

830,334

934,024

1,122.911

1,196,956

1,539,271 

Cargo handled
(metric tonnes)

287

325

449

487

524

589

572 

Aircraft movements

8,913

8,711

8,964

27,622

43,234

41,837

39,815 

               

Traffic

2010

2011 2012 2013      

Passengers

1,374,729

1,504,697 1,594,106 1,946,440      

Cargo handled
(metric tonnes)

 

434

 

646 754 630      

Aircraft movements

33,064

31,482 33,056 29.309      
 


Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Langkawi,
07100 Padang Mat Sirat,

Pulau Langkawi, Kedah
MALAYSIA.
Tel: +60 (0) 4 955 1311

Fax: +60 (0) 4 955 1314