Low Cost Carrier
Terminal (LCCT), KLIA Sepang, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Friday March 17, 2006
The LCC terminal constructed over a 28,000 meter area
will be the second largest terminal after the KLIA. When
fully operational, it will be able to handle 10 million
passengers annually within the next five years. Like
Changi's Budget Terminal, the LCC Terminal is a
dedicated no-frills facility, with no aerobridges.
Passengers will have to walk to the aircraft.
The LCC terminal occupies a total area of 34,000 sq m.
It has 30 aircraft parking bays, 72 check-in counters
and can handle 4,000 passengers an hour, according to
airport officials. AirAsia is the only tenant at the LCC
terminal, but the airport authorities are looking at
attracting more no-frills carriers to the facility.
The LCC Terminal will be opened and ready for
familiarization on 9th March 2006 and will be fully
operational on 23rd March 2006. The Terminal is managed
and operated by Malaysia Airports (Sepang) Sdn Bhd.
The first plane is scheduled to arrive at the terminal
at about 4pm on 23rd March 2006.
LCCT airport tax for domestic flights fixed at RM6.
Airport tax at KLIA's low-cost carrier terminal (LCCT)
has been fixed at RM6 for domestic flights and
Get to Low cost carry terminal (LCCT)
The LCC terminal will also operate shuttle bus services
for passengers, who are connecting to other flights at
KLIA's main terminal. Getting to terminal can be via
buses, taxis and the Express Rail Link (ERL).
The LCC terminal is about 15KM away from the main
terminal building by road. Airport officials are still
finalising discussions with bus and taxi operators to
operate there. A future rail link is also being
Kuala Lumpur registered taxis ferrying passengers to the
Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) will not have to drive
back empty anymore as like in KLIA. They will be allowed
to pick up passengers under the “open system” to be
implemented at the terminal. The move is to address
grouses voiced by city taxi drivers who are unhappy that
they are not allowed to pick up passengers at the KL
International Airport (KLIA).
The budget taxi will charge passengers
for a trip to Kuala Lumpur city centre, the premier
taxi, RM92 per trip, and the family taxi RM138.
Bus and coach
Feeder bus services would be provided to ferry commuters
from the KLIA station and Salak Tinggi station to the
Commercial Vehicle Licensing Board (CVLB) was looking at
applications from bus companies to ply the LCCT-Jalan
Duta route, adding that the current bus company –
Airport Coach and KL Travel – could also apply to pick
up passengers from the new terminal.
( 30th March 2006)
shuttle (SkyBus) service will ply between the terminal and KL
Sentral half-hourly, charging RM9 each way.
provide transfer from LCCT to KLIA terminal, it cost
RM1.20 one way.
The service, operational from 3.30am to midnight daily,
will be available when the RM108mil terminal begins
operations on Thursday (23rd March 2006)
Those travelling by KLIA Ekspres and KLIA Transit – the
two high-speed train services linking KL Sentral with KL
International Airport – can also catch a shuttle bus
from airport to the new terminal at RM1.50 each. The bus
plies every 20 minutes.
It is learnt that bus services are being arranged to
take people to the LCC-T from KL Sentral, ERL Salak
Tinggi station and from the ERL stop at KLIA.
Although no actual fares have been announced, it is
learnt that it could be below RM10 per person one way. ERL charges
RM35 for a one-way trip.
Customer enquiry (6)03- 2267 8000 or visit their website
Parking in LCCT
RM1.00 for 1st 2 hours,
RM2.00 for subsequent hours
Direction to the LCCT
THE terminal is about 15km from the KLIA and can be
assessed by road and rail. If you are travelling along
the Elite Highway, turn off at the exit to the
Paid toll, take the first left exit to Sepang F1
Circuit, Nilai and Banting. A mosque, known as the
KLIA mosque is on your left.
Look out for signboards that say “Kargo”, “Pos Malaysia”
and “MASKargo”. Go straight on this road called Jalan
Pekeliling, until you reach the first roundabout and
take a 3 o’clock turn (YES, Right Turn).
Continue driving straight until you come to a crossroad
of traffic lights where you see Pos Malaysia Mail and
Courier Centre on your right. The LCC-T is located
next to the Pos Malaysia warehouse.
Address of the LCCT
Jalan KLIA S3, Southern Support Zone, KLIA, 64000 Sepang.
Telephone Contact: Malaysia
airport berhad : ++603 8777 8888
Source : Compile from www.thestar.com.my