Sultan Abdul Halim Airport is the airport serving the Kedah state. The airport is located approximately 13 km away from Alor Setar, the capital city of Kedah. The airport serves as an important gateway to Alor Setar, as well as transit point to Langkawi via Kuala Kedah Jetty and Thailand via Bukit Kayu Hitam. Its IATA code is “AOR”, and ICAO code is “WMKA”.
How to travel between Sultan Abdul Halim Airport and Alor Setar
At the airport, look for the taxi booth located just before the airport exit. Taxi fares are fixed before the ride with proper receipt. One-way fare should cost around RM25 to RM30.
By rental car:
Car rental companies available at the airport include Hertz. Daily rental for sedan, SUV and MPV is in the range of RM230 to RM470. Other than Hertz, passengers can try Kedah-Rental.com , which operates from Shahab Perdana Bus Station but offers car drop-off and pick-up service at the airport for a fee.
Airlines served by Sultan Abdul Halim Airport:
Sultan Abdul Halim Airport offers direct connectivity to Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Subang Airport. During the Haji season, the airport offers special flights to Madinah and Jeddah for Muslim pilgrims. Airlines operating from the airport at the moment are AirAsia, Firefly, Malaysia Airlines, and Malindo Air.