Kuala Lumpur Airport Guide to Kuala Lumpur International Airport - KUL

Kuala Lumpur Airport Terminal 1

Kuala Lumpur Airport Terminal 1, also known as Main Terminal and KLIA, handles both international and domestic flights. 

KLIA consists of a main building and a satellite. 

Transfer Between Terminals

Free transfer service between KLIA and Klia2 is now available for passengers with interconnected flights.

Note that the service has to be booked in advance.

main building 

The Main Building facilities are split into 5 levels: 

Ground level

It has bus and train access. There is the KLIA Railway Station as well as ticket counters, some shops and facilities.

Access also to parking lots A, B, C and D and to the PanPacific Hotel. 

Level 1

This is the Arrivals level for both domestic and international services. Find here the baggage claim area and customs.

Ground transportation: Car rental booths. 

Services: Shops, cafés, information counters, ATMs, money changers, prayer areas, medical center, etc. 

Aerotrain transfers to gates A and B (domestic) is located here. 

Level 2

This is the Departures level.

There are check-in counters as well as shops and several services, security and immigration.

Passengers can access to the contact pier with gates A, B, G H.

Level 2 Mezzanine 

This level houses airlines offices and food court, known as Food Paradise as well as Aerotrain transfers to boarding gates H and G. 

CONTACT PIER 

It stands for a rectangular shaped building linked to the Main Terminal which can be reached on foot.

Passengers will find a good variety of shops, duty free, among others.

It houses gates with prefix A and B (domestic departures), G and H for international flights.

Aerotrain departs from here too, connecting the building with the Satellite. 

SATELLITE 

A X-shape building that handles several gates.

Passengers get to the Satellite by the Aerotrain from the Contact Pier. 

Find also here the Sama-Sama Express Transit Hotel in the secured area. 

Level 1

It accommodates the Aerotrain station, the International departure gates and a range of duty free shops and select stores.

There is a pharmacy and information counters too. 

Gates in Satellite Terminal have the prefix C. 

Level 2 - Mezzanine level

It houses lounges, cafés and restaurants. 

Services: Free Wi-Fi, information desk, banks, left luggage, transit hotel, post office, children’s play areas, movie lounge, etc.

Satellite building has a total of 27 boarding gates. 

SERVICES 

- Restaurants and cafés
- Currency exchange
- ATMs
- Information counters
- Post office
- Prayer rooms
- Free Wi-Fi connection
- Banks
- Left luggage
- Movie lounge
- Duty free and shops
- Baggage Wrapping
- Spas and relaxing areas
- Gym
- Children’s Play Area
- Shower facilities
- Tax Refund
- Medical Services
- Pharmacy

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LOUNGES

KLIA Premier Access: International Terminal, Departure Hall, fifth level. Open from 07:00 am to 11:00 pm. Services: Snacks, Wi-Fi, newspapers and magazines, TV. Please note that is a non-smoking facility. 

Snooze KL: Main Terminal, Contact Pier, close to Gates G4 and G6. Open 24 hours. Services: Printers and copiers, private rooms, Wi-Fi. Please note that is a non-smoking facility. 

Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounge (Regional): Main Terminal, within security. From 05:00 am to 12:00 am. Services: Food, showers, newspapers and magazines, children’s area, internet terminals, Wi-Fi, snacks, drinks. Please note that is a non-smoking facility.  

Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounge (Domestic): Main Terminal, within security, close to Gate A2. From 05:00 am to 12:00 am. Services: Food, snacks, showers, Wi-Fi, newspapers and magazines, TV, internet terminals, children’s area, smoking room. 

Malaysia Airlines Golden Business Class Lounge: Satellite Terminal close to the Aerotrain. 24 hours open. Services: Snacks, Wi-Fi, Showers, alcoholic drink, newspapers, magazines, TV, children’s area. 

Wellness Spa: Satellite Terminal, second level, close to Gates C21-C27. 24 hours. Services: Snacks, TV, Wi-Fi, newspapers and magazines. Please note that is a non-smoking facility.  

Cathay Pacific First and Business Class Lounge: From 06:30 am to 10:30 pm. Services: Snacks, Wi-Fi, newspapers and magazines, internet terminals, telephones. Please note that is a non-smoking facility.  

Malaysia Airlines Golden First Class Lounge: Satellite Terminal, close to the Aerotrain. Open 24 hours. Services: Food, snacks, drinks, newspapers, magazines, showers, Wi-Fi, Internet Terminals, TV, children’s area, conference rooms, telephones, smoking area. 

China Airlines Dynasty Lounge: Satellite Terminal, Mezzanine level. Open from 11:30 to 02:20 pm. Services: Snacks, Wi-Fi, premium food, TV, Internet Terminals, telephones, newspapers, magazines. 

Plaza Premium First: Satellite Terminal, Mezzanine level, close to gates C21 and C27. Open 24 hours. Services: Showers, W-Fi, snacks, TV, snacks, newspapers, magazines. Please note that it is a non-smoking facility. 

Flight Club: Satellite Terminal, mezzanine level, close to gates C11-C17. Open 24 hours. Services: Snacks, premium food, TV. Please note that it is a non-smoking facility. 

The Emirates Lounge: Satellite Terminal, Mezzanine level. Lounge hours vary. Services: Snacks, Wi-Fi, premium food, Internet Terminals, printers and copiers, TV. Please note that it is a non-smoking facility. 

Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge: Mezzanine level. From 05:30 am to 09:30 pm. Services: Snacks, drinks, Wi-Fi, food, TV, telephones, newspapers, magazines. Please note that it is a non-smoking facility. 

Thai Airways Royal Silk Lounge: Satellite Terminal, Mezzanine level. From 07:00 am to last departure. Services: Snacks, newspapers, magazines, internet terminals, TV, Wi-Fi.

Sama Sama Express Lounge: Satellite Terminal, Mezzanine level. From 06:00 am to 09:00 pm. Services: Showers, TV, Internet Terminals, printers and copiers, Wi-Fi, newspapers and magazines. Please note that it is a non-smoking facility. 

Plaza Premium Lounge (International Departures): Satellite Terminal, Mezzanine level, close to Gates C11-C17. Services: Snacks, Wi-Fi, showers, newspapers, magazines, internet terminals, telephones. Please note that it is a non-smoking facility. 

Entrance fee: $37 / passenger (3 hours). 

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