Thursday, March 16, 2006

LCC Terminal (LCC-T)


LCC Terminal (LCC-T)
AirAsia – Asia’s leading low fare airline will move to a new home at the LCC Terminal (LCC-T) in Kuala Lumpur on the evening of 23 March 2006.

THE NEW TERMINAL


The need for the LCC Terminal was triggered by the high growth of passenger movements recorded by Malaysia’s no frills airline, Air Asia. The LCC Terminal is located about 20 KM from the KLIA Main Terminal Building (MTB). Construction of the LCC Terminal was on the fast track basis beginning June 2005. The construction and other related costs of LCC Terminal is about RM 108 million.

The LCC terminal is specifically designed to suit the Low Cost Carrier (LCC) business model where it would have no travellators, escalators, aerobridges and would be able to have a shorter turnaround time. The 35,290 square meters LCC terminal comprised one single storey building for departure and arrival. It is designed to handle 10 million passengers a year and there is scope for further expansion should more airlines decide to use it.

The LCC terminal is supported by the existing parking apron and additional infrastructure built includes an extension to the existing parking apron, surface access, curbside road, car parks, and other utilities. The LCC Terminal due to be completed in March 2006 and it will be opened on 9 March 2006 and the official opening will be on 23 March 2006.

FACTS & FIGURES

  • Total Size of the terminal : 35,290 sq meters
  • Check in area : 2,650 sq meters
  • International Departure Hall: 3,240 sq meters
  • International Arrival Hall : 4,340 sq meters
  • Domestic Departure Hall : 4,430 sq meters
  • Domestic Arrival Hall : 1,900 sq meters
  • Public Concourse Main Area : 4,355 sq meters
  • Public Concourse I'tnal Arr. : 325 sq meters
  • Common, Ramp and circulation : 6,760 sq meters

72 Check-in counters

(52 check-in baggage counters & 20 check-in no baggage counters)

International Departure

• 3 Sets of check-in baggage screening machine

• 12 Departure Immigration Counters

• 2 Immigration Auto Gate lanes

• 8 Boarding gates

Domestic Departure

• 3 sets of hand luggage screening machine and walk-through metal detectors.

• 12 Boarding gates

• Common Departure Lounge (Pax capacity 3,000, seats 800)


International Arrival

• 4 International arrival gates

• 12 Arrival Immigration counters

• 2 Immigration auto gates

• 2 Arrival baggage carousels

• 6 Arrival Custom counters

Domestic Arrival

• 4 Domestic arrival gates

• 3 Arrival baggage carousels

How To Get There

Private Vehicles

The primary road access from Kuala Lumpur is North Central Link Expressway, North South Central Link, KESAS and Lebuhraya Damansara Puchong Highway. There will be a road signs to lead drivers to the LCC Terminal. An open 1100 parking lots will be available in front of the LCC Terminal. Parking rate: RM1.00 for 1st 2 hours, RM2.00 for subsequent hours

ERL

There are existing ERL station located at Salak Tinggi and KLIA station. Passengers are able to shuttle conveniently between LCC Terminal and Salak Tinggi ERL station/KLIA station.

Taxis

The taxi operators will be operating at LCC Terminal.

Public Buses

There are public bus services to/from Nilai Commuter Station, KLIA Main Terminal Building, Salak Tinggi ERL station, Pekan Sepang, and Pekan Banting.

Shuttle Bus

The LCC Terminal will offer other services such as a shuttle bus service to link passengers from the LCC terminal to Main Terminal Building, KLIA and vice versa.

Besides, there will be direct shuttle serve between KL Sentral and LCC Terminal.

*Wendy*