Flight Operations to Kuala Lumpur Airports

Flight Operations to Kuala Lumpur Airports

Flight Operations to Kuala Lumpur Airports: Following the F1 this Autumn? The 2017 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix takes place in Kuala Lumpur from Friday, September 28 – October 1.  Here’s the most up-to-date information about the two airports in Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysian Permits
  • Private flights: Overflight and landing permits are required
  • Non-schedule flights: Overflight and landing permits are required
  • Allow three working days for permit approval

There are two airports in Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport and Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport is more convenient for passengers CIQ as it will be done at FBO, and slots are not required at Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International, unlike Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport

  • IATA: SZB
  • ICAO: WMSA
  • Distance from City: 15 Km W of Town.
  • Latitude/Longitude: N03-07.9 / E101-32.9
  • Elevation / Reference temperature: 89 ft / 27 m
  • Magnetic Variation: 00W
  • Fuel Types: Jet A1, AVGAS
  • Time zone: UTC +8 hours
Operational Information
  • This is a civilian airport and an AOE
  • Fire Category: 7
  • This airport operates 24 hours a day
  • There are no parking restrictions at this time
  • CIQ will be at the FBO
  • Slots are not required

Accommodation near the airport:

  • The Saujana Hotel (5 minutes)
  • Westin Kuala Lumpur (20 minutes)
  • Grand Dorsett Subang Hotel (20 minutes)
NOTAM – WMSA 

WMSA SULTAN ABDUL AZIZ SHAH INTL
A2708/17 – MIL DISPERSAL TWY LINE AND PRKG BAY NR ARE FADED WITH LIMITED
VIS. PILOT TO EXER CTN WHILE TAX IN AND OUT. 21 AUG 05:00 2017 UNTIL 20 OCT
23:59 2017. CREATED: 21 AUG 04:47 2017

A0806/17 – INSTR APCH CHART AD2-WMSA-8-3-IAC RWY15 VOR WITHDRAWN. 09 MAR 06:30 2017 UNTIL PERM. CREATED: 09 MAR 07:34 2017

Kuala Lumpur International Airport 

  • IATA: KUL
  • ICAO: WMKK
  • Latitude/Longitude: N02-44.6 / E101-41.9
  • Elevation / Reference temperature: 70 ft / 21 m
  • Magnetic Variation: 00W
  • Fuel Types: Jet A1, AVGAS
  • Time zone: UTC +8 hours
  • Fire Category: 9
Operational Information
  • This is a civilian airport and an AOE
  • This airport operates 24 hours a day
  • There are no parking restrictions at this time
  • CIQ will be at a reserve counter
  • Slots are required
  • WMKK is a distance of 50km from the city

Accommodation near the airport:

  1. Sama-Sama KLIA (5 minutes)
  2. Shangri-la Putrajaya (25 minutes)
  3. Marriott Putrajaya (25 minutes)
NOTAM – WMKK 

A2982/17 – PORTION OF TWY A FM INT A1 TIL INT A5 CLSD FOR MAINT WORKS.
RMK : 1) INT A1,A2,A3 AND INT A4 NOT AVBL FOR ACFT TAX.
2) INT A5 AVBL FOR ACFT TAX.
MARKER BOARDS WITH FLAGS AND UNSERVICEABILITY LGT PLACED TO
DENOTE CLOSURE. DLY BTN 0100-1000 EXC ON 19 AND 20, 14 SEP 01:00 2017 UNTIL
24 SEP 10:00 2017. CREATED: 12 SEP 05:23 2017

A2981/17 – PORTION OF TWY U4 ABM BAY Q9 CLSD FOR MAINT WORKS. RMK:
1)BAY Q9 NOT AVBL MARKER BOARDS WITH FLAGS AND UNSERVICEABILITY LGT PLACED TO DENOTE CLOSURE. 12 SEP 03:53 2017 UNTIL 12 SEP 14:00 2017. CREATED: 12 SEP
04:15 2017

A2979/17 – BAY P2 CLSD FOR MAINT MARKER BOARDS WITH FLAGS AND UNSERVICEABILITY LGT PLACED TO DENOTE CLOSURE. 12 SEP 07:00 2017 UNTIL 12 SEP 11:00 2017. CREATED: 11 SEP 12:03 2017

A2977/17 – INT U5C CLSD. 12 SEP 02:00 2017 UNTIL 30 SEP 14:00 2017. CREATED: 11 SEP 10:57 2017

A2976/17 – PORTION OF TWY U5 ABM BAY Q14 CLSD. RMK:
1)BAY Q14 NOT AVBL FOR ACFT PRKG.
2)INT U5D NOT AVBL FOR ACFT TAX. 12 SEP 02:00 2017 UNTIL 13 SEP 14:00 2017.
CREATED: 11 SEP 10:55 2017
A2975/17 – BAY K7 CLSD. 12 SEP 02:00 2017 UNTIL 12 SEP 11:00 2017. CREATED: 11 SEP 10:51 2017

A2973/17 – BAY B4L CLSD. RMK:
1)BAY B4R AVBL FOR ACFT PRKG. 12 SEP 02:00 2017 UNTIL 24 SEP 10:00 2017. CREATED: 11 SEP 10:01 2017

A2970/17 – BAY C35 CLSD FOR MAINT
MARKER BOARDS WITH FLAGS AND UNSERVICEABILITY LGT PLACED TO
DENOTE CLOSURE. DLY BTN 0200-0630, 12 SEP 02:00 2017 UNTIL 14 SEP 06:30 2017.
CREATED: 11 SEP 04:11 2017

A2969/17 – PORTION OF TWY U4 ABM BAY Q3 CLSD FOR MAINT
WORKS. RMK:
1)BAY Q3 NOT AVBL
MARKER BOARDS WITH FLAGS AND UNSERVICEABILITY LGT PLACED TO
DENOTE CLOSURE. 12 SEP 14:00 2017 UNTIL 27 SEP 02:00 2017. CREATED: 11 SEP
04:09 2017

A2967/17 – PORTION OF TWY U4 FM INT U3F TIL TWY Z CLSD FOR MAINT
WORKS. RMK:
1)INT U3F AVBL
MARKER BOARDS WITH FLAGS AND UNSERVICEABILITY LGT PLACED TO
DENOTE CLOSURE. 11 SEP 04:00 2017 UNTIL 15 SEP 14:00 2017. CREATED: 11 SEP
03:58 2017

A2966/17 – PORTION OF TWY H FM ABM BAY C37 TIL T/LANE S5 CLSD FOR MAINT
WORKS. RMK:
1)INT H3 AND T/LANE S4 NOT AVBL
2)BAY C37 AVBL
3)ACFT TO AND FM QUAD ESS TO TAX IN AND OUT VIA T/LANE S5
4)ACFT FM BAY C37 TO PUSH BACK AND TOW FORWARD TIL ABM T/LANE S3
FOR START UP
MARKER BOARDS WITH FLAGS AND UNSERVICEABILITY LGT PLACED TO
DENOTE CLOSURE. DLY BTN 0200-0630, 11 SEP 03:37 2017 UNTIL 12 SEP 06:30 2017.
CREATED: 11 SEP 03:55 2017

A2965/17 – PORTION OF TXL S4 FM BAY C01 TIL ABM TWY H CLSD.
RMK: 1) BAYS C01, C32, C34, C36, C38, C51, C52 AND C53 NOT AVBL
2)ACFT TO AND FM QUAD SS TO TAX IN AND OUT VIA TXL S5
MARKER BOARDS WITH FLAGS PLACED TO DENOTE CLOSURE. 0200-0630, 11 SEP 02:00
2017 UNTIL 12 SEP 06:30 2017. CREATED: 10 SEP 22:52 2017

A2959/17 – PORTION OF TWY U4 ABM BAY P09 CLSD
RMK: BAY P09 NOT AVBL MARKER BOARDS WITH FLAGS AND UNSERVICEABILITY LGTS PLACED TO DENOTE CLOSURE. 11 SEP 01:00 2017 UNTIL 16 SEP 15:00 2017. CREATED: 10 SEP 16:05 2017

Baggage ClearanceBaggage is cleared at the final airport of destination

Currency: The local currency is Malaysian Ringgit-MYR

Transport
  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport is 45 km from the city center.
  • Kuala Lumpur is well supplied with public transport, including taxis and car rental.
  • There are two trains services connecting the airport and the city – the non-stop KLIA express and the KLIA transit
  • For a complete network chart of the trains, monorail and LRT information  http://www.myrapid.com.my/rail/routeshttp://www.malaysiaexpat.com/resource…
  • Once in the city, the Hop On Hop Off Bus is an easy way to get around

For more information on the Malaysian Grand Prix, visit https://www.formula1.com/en/championship/races/2017/Malaysia.html

For support with Flight Operations to Kuala Lumpur Airports, email dxb@uas.aero