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Air Travel to Malaysia

Air Travel to Malaysia

You may enter Malaysia via land, sea or air. Two Malaysian airlines, Malaysia Airlines and Air Asia, ensure accessibility through direct or transit flights from most parts of the world. A host of other international airlines also offer flight services to Malaysia.

There are five international airports in Malaysia: three in Peninsular Malaysia, one in Sabah and one in Sarawak.

  • Kuala Lumpur International AirportKuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is one of Asia's major aviation hubs and is a destination in itself. It is located at the top of the southern corridor of Peninsular Malaysia, bordering the states of Selangor and Negeri Sembilan. It is situated in the Sepang district, approximately 50 km from the capital city, Kuala Lumpur.
  • Penang International AirportPenang International Airport is situated 16 km south of Georgetown, the capital city of Penang.
  • Johor International AirportSenai International Airport is located almost 30 km away from JB city center, in the town of Senai, near Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Whether you are coming from Singapore, out-station or from JB City, the drive to Senai International Airport is straight forward with prominent signage to lead you.
  • Kuching International AirportKuching International Airport is the main gateway into Sarawak and it is situated 11 km south of the city of Kuching.
  • Kota Kinabalu International AirportKota Kinabalu International Airport is located approximately 8 km from the city of Kota Kinabalu, the state capital of Sabah, and it is the main gateway into the state of Sabah and into Borneo.

You may also enter Malaysia by land through Thailand or Singapore as well as by sea through ports.


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