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Penang - Bayan Lepas International  Airport

Penang International Airport is located in Bayan Lepas, 16 kilometres away from Georgetown, in the southern part of Penang.

penang international airport is in bayan lepas The airport serves as a connecting point for direct international flights within major cities in South East Asia namely Bangkok, Phuket, Macau, Hong Kong Singapore, Jakarta, Medan, Surabaya, and Taipei. Domestic flight connections to Kuala Lumpur International Airport offers subsequent air connectivity gateway to global cities worldwide.

A fabulous view of Georgetown, Penang Bridge and the mainland regions appears as the airplane approaches Penang island. As the airport is located near the industrial region, the roof top of multi national factories appear in sight as the plane flies nearer to the airport for touch down.


Penang being known as "The Pearl of the Orient" is a selected destination by international tourist. The island is well known for colonial architectural Heritage Buildings, hawker food, nice beaches and multi racial culture. Infrastructure upgrading and expansion work is on-going at the airport for improvement and to cater for increasing traffic demand. 


The project expansion project is expected to complete by June 2012. The new terminal facade will be upgraded with modern and contemporary concept with more retail and food outlet of upscale local names and renown international brands.  Currently the departure terminal is located on the ground floor building while the arrival terminal is on the lower ground level.  Multi-national airline companies are located on the mezzanine floor. All airlines share he same landing terminals within Penang airport.


The expansion works involve upgrading the main infrastructure, utility and related buildings, main terminal and air-side area facilities. Once completed, the floor area will be increased to 52,000 sq metre in order to support 5 million projected passengers figures. Current traffic is about 3.5 million. 

Penang International Airport,
11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang
Tel : +6 04 - 4 643 4411
Fax : +6 04 - 4 643 5399

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