LCCT-KLIA opened in 23 March 2006 and it is an extension of the
existing facilities of the KLIA. In November 2006, LCCT-KLIA was
voted CAPA Low Cost Airport of the Year in the CAPA Aviation Awards
Located about 20km away from the Kuala Lumpur International
Airport's Main Terminal Building (MTB), the 35,290 square meters
LCCT was constructed on a fast-track basis at the beginning of June
2005 and it's fully operational on 23rd March 2006. The total
construction and other related costs of LCC Terminal are about RM108
The Low Cost Carrier Terminal, or LCCT-KLIA, is a project
specifically designed and built to accommodate the high growth of
passenger movements for the Low Cost Airlines, especially the
passengers of Malaysia's first 'no-frills' airline, Air Asia.
The LCCT-KLIA is supported by the existing parking apron and additional
infrastructure such as surface access, curbside road, car parks, and
other utilities are available. In observance to the Low Cost Carrier
(LCC) business model, it is designed to facilitate the passengers'
movement of international and domestic departures and arrivals
within a single floor operation area. This terminal is managed and
operated by Malaysia Airports (Sepang) Sdn Bhd.
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