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Langkawi International Airport

The Langkawi International Airport, established in 1987 is located at Padang Matsirat, Langkawi in Malayasia and lies at a distance of 20 kms from Kuah and 8km from the seaside resorts in Pantai Cenang. Before the operational launch of the Langkawi International Airport, it was a mere a landing strip transporting a maximum of twenty passengers on each trip. At present the airport has been made into an international-class airport with world class amenities after extensive inspection and repair costing MYR90 million! 

This airport has been refurbished to cater to the growing demand of the business and tourism industry.

Currently the airport boasts of an elongated terminal and a runway that is fitted to accommodate B 747 aircraft-type operation. The airport is also capable of handling 2.5 million passengers per annum and one thousand passengers during the peak hours.
The airport is large and spacious with a four-time larger entrance hall and well-furnished arrival and departure halls. There are also twenty-two duty-free concessionaires including a fast food centre and a restaurant. As Langkawi is a duty- free island you can get drinks and cigarettes at very low prices. The airport also offers ample parking area that can accommodate up to five hundred cars.

Apart from this, the Langkawi International Airport is also famous is a place of great tourist attraction as it is the venue of the illustrious Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA), one of the premier airshows in the world. LIMA is an international aerospace event for aviation industry that combines the most advanced products and latest technology from the aerospace industries. Aerospace includes space travel, air, manufacturing and associated research with industrial, commercial and military applications. Thus LIMA exhibits not only the aerospace but also the maritime industries in the fast-developing Asian commercial aviation, defense and airport markets. LIMA was the pet project of the former Prime Minister of Malayasia- Dr Mahathir Bin Mohamad.

The Langkawi International Airport provides the following airline services in the following destinations-
AirAsia (Kuala Lumpur)
Thai AirAsia (Bangkok)
Malaysia Airlines (Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Johor Bahru and Singapore)
Singapore Airlines
Silk Air (Singapore)

Address: Padang Mat Sirat, Langkawi 07100 Malaysia
Ph-60 4 955 1311