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Langkawi International Airport (LGK)

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Langkawi International AirportLangkawi International Airport (7 September, 2018)


Langkawi International Airport (IATA: LGK; GPS: 6.34257, 99.73178) is the airport for the holiday destination of Langkawi, Kedah. It has a 3.8 km runway that allows it to accept wide-bodied aircrafts. The airport receives regular flights by AirAsia (Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Singapore), Malaysia Airlines (Kuala Lumpur), Firefly (Penang, Kota Bharu, Subang), Malindo Airlines (KLIA, Subang), Tiger Airways (Singapore) and SilkAir (Singapore) connecting it with Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Singapore. The airport registered 1.2 million passenger movements in 2008 and 1.54 million passenger movements in 2009.

Langkawi International Airport is the venue for LIMA, the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition, an expo for the aviation and maritime industry. The exhibition is held at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre, a facility on the southern part of the airport.

Langkawi International Airport has a main hall which serves both Arrivals and Departures. Arriving passengers enter the hall on the right side while departing passengers approaches the gates from the left side.

Langkawi International Airport is on the map of Langkawi

Arriving at Langkawi International Airport

The procedures at Langkawi International Airport is quite straightforward, and similar to other airports. If you are arriving on an international flight, you will need to first clear customs. Otherwise, after retrieving your luggage, you pass through the baggage check and you are out into the Arrival Hall.

Parking at Langkawi International Airport

As of September 2018, the parking rate is RM2.00 for the first hour or part thereof, and RM1.00 for each subsequent hour, up to RM10.00. Penalty for lost of parking card is RM50.00. Payment should be made at the autopay machine which is located just outside the terminal building. Upon payment, exit the car park within 10 minutes.

Updates on Langkawi International Airport

6 September, 2018
StarMetro reports that the terminal expansion project of the Langkawi International Airport was completed ahead of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Travel Mart, which will happen in Langkawi from 12 to 14 September, 2018. The expansion has increated the total gross floor area of the terminal building from 15,000 sqm to 23,000 sqm. This increases the airport's capacity from 1.5 million passengers to 4 million.

Langkawi International Airport is on the map of Airports of Malaysia

Photos of Langkawi International Airport from 2018

Langkawi International AirportLangkawi International Airport air control tower, with the now closed Hotel Helang in the background. (7 September, 2018)


Langkawi International AirportAirAsia's self check-in kiosk at Langkawi International Airport. (11 September, 2018)


Langkawi International AirportCustoms clearance for international and domestic departures at Langkawi International Airport. (11 September, 2018)


Langkawi International AirportDeparture lounge of Langkawi International Airport. (11 September, 2018)


AirAsia plane on the tarmac of Langkawi International AirportAirAsia plane on the tarmac of Langkawi International Airport (11 September, 2018)


Langkawi International AirportPorch of Langkawi International Airport, newly completed in 2018 following expansion to the airport terminal. (7 September, 2018)


Langkawi International AirportPorch and driveway of Langkawi International Airport, with entrance to Departures (7 September, 2018)


Langkawi International AirportPorch and driveway of Langkawi International Airport, with entrance to Departures (7 September, 2018)


Langkawi International AirportPrivate cars take different lanes from taxis and vans at the Langkawi International Airport. (7 September, 2018)


Langkawi International AirportCar Parking Ticket Machine at Langkawi International Airport. (11 September, 2018)


Baggage carousel at Langkawi International AirportBaggage carousel at Langkawi International Airport (7 September, 2018)


Main hall of Langkawi International AirportThe main hall of Langkawi International Airport. It serves both Arrivals and Departures. (7 September, 2018)


Main hall of Langkawi International AirportThe main hall of Langkawi International Airport. (7 September, 2018)


Photos of Langkawi International Airport from 2005

Langkawi International AirportLangkawi International Airport (4 June, 2005)


Langkawi International AirportLangkawi International Airport driveway (4 June, 2005)


Langkawi International AirportCheck in at Langkawi International Airport (4 June, 2005)

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