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The 30 largest airports and airlines in Malaysia

Further information is provided on the 30 biggest airports in Malaysia. At Kuala Lumpur International Airport alone, 63 airlines operate and serve flights to and from 112 destinations.

Out of the nine airlines of the country we have listed biggest 8. AirAsia is leading here with a total of 143 flight destinations.

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The 30 biggest airports in Malaysia

IATANameCityAirlinesDestinations
KULKuala Lumpur International AirportKuala Lumpur63112
BKIKota Kinabalu International AirportKota Kinabalu1830
PENPenang International AirportPenang1720
LGKLangkawi International AirportLangkawi85
KCHKuching International AirportKuching714
JHBSenai International AirportJohor Bahru612
MYYMiri AirportMiri420
AORSultan Abdul Halim AirportAlor Satar42
KBRSultan Ismail Petra AirportKota Baharu47
TGGSultan Mahmud AirportKuala Terengganu44
SZBSultan Abdul Aziz Shah International AirportSubang412
SBWSibu AirportSibu36
BTUBintulu AirportBintulu25
LBULabuan AirportLabuan23
SDKSandakan AirportSandakan24
TWUTawau AirportTawau25
MZVMulu AirportMulu24
KUAKuantan AirportKuantan23
IPHSultan Azlan Shah AirportIpoh21
LMNLimbang AirportLimbang11
MURMarudi AirportMarudi16
BBNBario AirportBario12
LDULahad Datu AirportLahad Datu11
TODPulau Tioman AirportPulau Tiomann/an/a
LGLLong Lellang AirportLong Datih12
ODNLong Seridan AirportLong Seridan12
MKMMukah AirportMukah12
BKMBakalalan AirportBakalalan11
LWYLawas AirportLawas13
KUDKudat AirportKudat12


Freight volume

In 2021, a total of 1.12 billion ton-kilometers (= total mass transported in tons multiplied by kilometers traveled) of cargo was moved by air in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur International Airport alone accounted for around 776,727 metric tons.

The biggest airlines based in Malaysia

The largest airline in the country with scheduled passenger traffic and in terms of fleet size is AirAsia. It flies to 143 domestic and international airports. It currently has a fleet of 243 aircrafts. The main airlines for civil passenger traffic in Malaysia are:

IATANameCallsignFleet sizeDestinations
AKAirAsiaRed Cap243143
MHMalaysia AirlinesMalaysian8164
ODBatik Air MalaysiaMalindo3069
MHMASwingsMaswings1623
D7AirAsia XXanadu1222
FYFireflyFirefly1215
Z9MYAirlineMyair36
KISKS AirwaysSouther Tiger23

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