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List of the busiest airports in Malaysia


List of the busiest airports in Malaysia

The busiest airports in Malaysia are measured according to data presented by Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad.[1] Senai International Airport statistic compiled from Ministry of Transport (Malaysia) data.[2][3]

Passenger traffic

Shopping Area in Terminal 2, Kota Kinabalu International Airport
Kota Kinabalu International Airport is the country's second busiest airport and East Malaysia's most important air hub

Penang International Airport check-in counters
The city of Penang is served by the homonymous airport, currently the country's third busiest airport

Kuching International Airport at Night

A passenger is described as a person who departs, arrives or pass in condition of transit through any airport located between the borders of Malaysia at any point of time during a year. The data here presented includes 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.[4]

Cargo Traffic

The following is a list of 10 busiest airports in Malaysia in terms of cargo handling traffic. The cargo numbers are in metric tonnes.

Aircraft movements

Commercial aircraft movements

The following is a list of 10 busiest airports in Malaysia in terms of number of commercial aircraft movements (take-off and landing).[5]

Total aircraft movements

The following is a list of 10 busiest airports in Malaysia in terms of total aircraft movements (take-off and landing).[6] This may include commercial, private, training and military aircraft.

Busiest air routes

The busiest air route between two airports within Malaysia is the Kuala Lumpur - Kota Kinabalu sector. This sector is also the 45th busiest air route in the world for the period of August to September 2011.[7] The second busiest route is the Kuala Lumpur - Kuching sector.[7]


  1. ^ Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad. Information for domestic and international airports presented individually in the section MAHB Airports
  2. ^ a b "Statistic:Aviation". Ministry of Transport. Retrieved 16 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Kerteh Airport is owned and operated by Petronas. There were no data available for Kerteh Airport at the time of writing the article.
  4. ^ "2013 Annual Report". Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "Malaysia Airports 2013 Annual Report". Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad. pp. 331/422. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "Malaysia Airports 2013 Annual Report". Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad. pp. 333/422. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "The world's top ten routes are in Asia Pacific". CAPA - Centre for Aviation. 2 September 2011. Retrieved 23 September 2011. 

External links

  • KLIA info pages
  • Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad
  • Department of Civil Aviation, Malaysia
  • Ministry of Transport, Malaysia
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