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Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)

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Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)
Address43900 Sepang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Telephone(03) 8776 2000
Websitewww.klia.com.my
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT +8
LocationThe airport is located 55km (34 miles) south of Kuala Lumpur.
Airport codeKUL
Country dialling code60
Airport newsA new terminal for low-cost carriers is being built to replace the existing and remote LCC facility, and is due to open in 2012.
Transfer between terminalsThe Aerotrain operates between the Main Terminal and the Satellite Building every three to five minutes.
Driving directionsFrom Kuala Lumpur, take the North-South Central Link Expressway (ELITE), which is the primary access road for the airport. A second access is via the eastern route, which links the Nilai interchange with the airport. The journey from downtown Kuala Lumpur to the airport takes about one hour.
Car rentalAvis, Kasina Baru, Hertz, Pantas, Mayflower Orix, and Insas are represented at the airport, with desks in the Arrivals area.
Public transport and taxisBus: express buses to Kuala Lumpur and local buses to Nilai KTM Komuter Station and Subang are available from the bus station located on the ground floor of Block C in the covered car park.
Taxi: taxis are available from Arrivals. Passengers should buy a coupon at taxi counters at Arrivals and are advised not to use taxis offered by illegal taxi operators.
Rail: KLIA Ekspres (tel: (03) 2267 8088; www.KLIAekspres.com) is the direct non-stop express rail service between the airport and KL City Air Terminal (KLCAT) located at Kuala Lumpur's Central Station (journey time: 28 minutes). KLIA Transit is another high-speed commuter train between the airport and KLCAT, but this stops at several intermediate stations and takes 35 minutes.
Car parkingThere are extensive parking facilities at the airport. Blocks A, B, C and D of the covered short-term car parks are situated near the terminal; there is also an uncovered car park, which is connected to the main terminal building and the Pan Pacific Hotel by a courtesy shuttle service. For more information on parking call (03) 8776 8442.
Information and help desksThere are airport information counters in the Main Terminal (tel: (03) 8776 4386/4389), the Contact Pier (tel: (03) 8776 0259) and the Satellite Building (tel: (03) 8776 2454). Information kiosks, with touch-screen, text, audio, video and graphic technology, are situated throughout the airport. The Visitors Service Centre (tel: (03) 8776 5651/5647) is located on the third floor of the Main Terminal in the baggage reclaim area. It is headed by Tourism Malaysia, is manned 24 hours a day and provides visitors with first-hand information on places to visit in Malaysia, accommodation and transportation, as well as airport and flight information.
Airport FacilitiesMoney and communications: there's a bank, several bureaux de change, ATMs and a post office. Wi-fi is now also available throughout the airport free of charge. In addition, there are also internet kiosks in several locations. Phones can be found in both terminals.
Eating and drinking: there are plenty of restaurants, snack bars, delis, fast-food outlets, bars and cafés at the airport.
Shopping: there are also many shops, including several gift shops, bookshops, fashion shops, electronics shops, a perfumery and a jeweller. Duty-free is also available.
Luggage: luggage lockers and trolleys are available. For lost property, travellers should contact the nearest information counter for further assistance or send an email to publicrelation@malaysiaairports.com.my. A baggage wrapping service also operates in the Departure Hall of the Main Building.
Other facilities: these include nursery/baby-changing facilities, a children’s play area, a 24-hour clinic, pharmacies, various members lounges, a prayer room, designated smoking areas, and a fitness centre with showers, sauna and spa (in the Airside Transit Hotel).
Conference and business facilitiesThe Plaza Premium Lounge (tel: (03) 8787 1766; www.plaza-ppl.com) is equipped with telephone, fax, internet and videoconferencing facilities, as well as postal and secretarial services. The Airside Transit Hotel (tel: (03) 8787 4848) has a business centre offering fax, photocopying, internet, workstation hire and secretarial services. The KLIA Pan Pacific Hotel (tel: (03) 8787 3333; www.panpacific.com) offers extensive meetings and events facilities, including purpose built auditoria.
Disabled facilitiesThese include ramps, lifts, wheelchair-accessible toilets and adapted telephones; passengers should advise their airline of their needs in advance, to arrange personal assistance. Reserved car parking spaces are available on level 2 in the covered short-term car park.
Airport hotelsThere are a number of hotels in and around the airport grounds, and hotel reservation desks at Arrivals.

KLIA Pan Pacific Hotel
KLIA Pan Pacific Hotel is located within a 5-minute walk of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The hotel has a range of dining options and meeting rooms.
64000 KLIA, Jalan CTA 4B
Sepang, Malaysia
Tel: (03) 8787 3333
Web: www.panpacific.com

Airside Transit Hotel
The 80-room Airside Transit Hotel is available in the Satellite Building, near Gate C5 of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Facilities include a fitness centre and business services.
64000 KLIA, Kuala Lumpur International Airport
Selangor, Malaysia
Tel: (03) 8787 4848
Web: www.klia.com.my

Concorde Inn Hotel
Concorde Hotel Inn is a 3-minute drive from the Kuala Lumpur Intetrnational Airport and is linked via a complmentary shuttle bus service. The 338-room hotel has dining facilities and a number of meeting rooms.
Sepang 43900, Jalan KLIA 1/60, KLIA
Selangor, Malaysia
Tel: (03) 8783 3118
Web: sepang.concordehotelsresorts.com

Empress Hotel
Empress Hotel is an 8-minute drive from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The hotel has a range of meeting facilities, including a 1200-seater ballroom.
Sepang 43900, Jalan St 1C/7
Medan 88 Bandar Baru Salak Tinggi
Selangor, Malaysia
Tel: (03) 8706 7777
Web: www.empresshotelsepang.com

Equatorial Hotel
The Equatorial Hotel is located near the Kuala Lumpur International Airport and houses six restaurants, a swimming pool and a ballroom.
Jalan Sultan Ismail 50250
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: (03) 8210 2222
Web: www.equatorial.com

Palm Garden
Palm Gardenresort is located near the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The hotel has a range of dining options, meeting rooms and spa facilities.
62502 Putrajaya, Malaysia
Tel: (03) 8943 2233
Web: www.palmgarden.com.my
Full airport nameKuala Lumpur International Airport
CityKuala Lumpur
CountryMalaysia
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