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Langkawi Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Langkawi Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

Toilets are spotless and there are free showers next to the prayer rooms.
- surejb

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Langkawi International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small and friendly single-terminal regional airport with clean facilities and a wide variety of shopping and dining options.
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • At the time of this update, we are unable to confirm if overnight stays are permitted at this airport. One reviewer showed up at night to a locked terminal. Another reviewer was able to sleep in the airport, but reported that travelers are not permitted to sleep on the floor, and must sleep upright in chairs. Write a review to help future travelers.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Economy class passengers can pay to enter the airport’s first class lounge. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Langkawi / Kuah Town Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Langkawi Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

Plaza Premium Lounge - Location: International and Domestic Departure Hall, Airside, Located at the left hand side after immigration before security check point. Showers are available. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door. [ more lounge info ]

Plaza Premium Lounge - Location: Landside, next to immigration at the public concourse. Showers are available. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door. [ more lounge info ]

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Langkawi Airport does not appeal to you, there are no hotels at the airport to seek refuge. The nearest hotels are:

  • One Hotel Helang Langkawi - (5 minute walk from the airport) Located between the airport and MICE (Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre) The hotel provides airport meet & greet service upon request. » Check Rates
  • Alia Residence Business Resort - (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport pick-up is available upon request. Email your flight details to the hotel. » Check Rates
  • Bon Ton Resort - (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Temple Tree Resort - (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. Hotel suggests when using taxis use the designated booth at the airport, cost is RM20 for small taxi. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Langkawi Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Langkawi Airport (submitted by reviewer).

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Location: unknown.
  • Baggage Carts - Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available free of charge. Location: unknown.
  • Bank - Maybank - Location: Arrivals Hall. Hours: 9:15AM - 4:30PM (Mon - Thurs) • 9:15AM - 4:00PM (Fri).
  • Currency Exchange - see Banking above.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - A Duty Free store and a number of other shops are available.
  • Food & Drinks - At the time of this update, we did not have any information regarding the availability of any 24 hour restaurants.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - A reader tells us that charging ports can be found near the bathrooms.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Showers are available in the lounges. [ see Airport Lounges above ]

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Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, please send an email to guides@sleepinginairports.com and we will update this airport guide.

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As of February 2018, Langkawi airport is served by the following airlines: AirAsia • Malaysia Airlines • Singapore Airlines • China Southern Airlines.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Prepaid taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. Stop at the taxi booth in the Arrivals hall to pay for your ride. You will receive a ticket to give to your taxi driver before boarding the taxi. Fares are flat-rate, based on zone.

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Last Updated: 24 November 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .