Penang is directly accessible from 25 major local and regional airports, and over 100 local and international destinations via the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2).

Located in Bayan Lepas, the Penang International Airport is

  • 16 km or a 30 minutes’ drive from George Town

  • 30km or a 45 minutes’ from Seberang Perai

  • 32 km or a 1 hour’s drive from Batu Feringghi

  • 326 kilometres or a 50 minutes’ flight from KLIA

  • 603 km or a 1 hour 30 minutes’ flight from Singapore Changi

 

Direct air links between Penang and major Asian Cities:
FREQUENCY OF INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS

No Sector Airline Total/Week  
1 Singapore Silk Air 31 87
Air Asia 28
Jetstar Airways 14
Tiger Airways 14
2 Medan Air Asia 24 52
Lion Air 21
Sriwijaya Air 7
3 Hong Kong Dragonair 11
4 Don Mueang (Bangkok) Air Asia 7
5 Guangzhou China Southern Airlines 7
6 Jakarta Air Asia 7
7 Suvarnabhumi (Bangkok) MAS/Thai 7
8 Banda Acheh Firefly 4
9 Ho Chi Minh City Air Asia 7
10 Phuket Firefly 4
11 Taipei China Airlines 4
12 Surabaya Air Asia 3
13 Sanya Malindo 2
14 Wuhan Malindo 2
15 Kunming Lucky Air 2
    Total 203

 

FREQUENCY OF DOMESTIC FLIGHTS
No Sector Airline Total/Week
1 Johor Bahru Air Asia 21
2 Kota Kinabalu Air Asia 11
3 KLIA Air Asia 76 155
MAS 53
Malindo 26
4 Kuching Air Asia 10
6 Kota Bahru Firefly 7
7 Subang Firely
60
164
Malindo 104
8 Langkawi Air Asia
14
21
Firefly 7
10 Melaka Malindo 7
    Total 396