Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SAAS Airport) was formerly known as “Subang International Airport”, which served as the key airport in Malaysia and Kuala Lumpur until the inauguration of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in 1998. Today the airport is commonly known as Subang Airport and serving as a second airport for Kuala Lumpur. It is also a favorite private aviation hub. Its IATA code is “SZB” and ICAO code is “WMSA”.
How to travel between Subang SAAS Airport and KL City
Kuala Lumpur city center is around 31 km from SAAS Airport. Passengers can travel to and from Kuala Lumpur:
SAAS Airport operates coupon taxi system similar to those found at other airports. The taxi counter is stationed near Skypark Information Counter. Passengers are required to purchase taxi coupon and hand it to taxi driver for a ride. From Kuala Lumpur to the airport, passengers can board metered taxi at any taxi stand in the city. On top of the taxi fare charged by distance, an airport surcharge may apply. Alternatively, passengers can make bookings via UNICABLINK or Blue Cab Malaysia.
The airport operates “SkyPark shuttle bus” servicing Aiport – Kelana Jaya LRT Station – Mutiara Damansara – Plaza Damas – Terminal Pekeliling route for arriving passengers, and Terminal Pekeliling – Plaza Damas – Mutiara Damansara – Kelana Jaya LRT Station – Airport route for returning passengers. Bus tickets can be purchased either on board or at the counter. From Kelana Jaya LRT Station, passengers are convenient connected to the Kuala Lumpur city center via the Kelana Jaya Line city rail.
By rental car:
Passengers can contact Hertz Car Rental or various car rental providers available online.
How to travel between Subang SAAS Airport and Shah Alam
Shah Alam is around 12 km from SAAS Airport. Passengers can travel to and from Shah Alam:
Please refer above for information.
From SAAS Airport to Shah Alam, passengers can board RapidKL Bus no. U81, outside the airport terminal building, to Pasar Seni LRT Station. Pasar Seni is one of the important bus hubs of RapidKL, where passengers can find connecting bus to Shah Alam. Bus U81 itself stops by Section U3 and Section U5 of Shah Alam. Bus U80 stops by Section 2 Shah Alam (UiTM), while Bus U65 stops by Section 20 Shah Alam.
Airlines served by Subang SAAS Airport:
Although not an international airport, SAAS Airport does offer direct connectivity to selected international destinations, mostly holiday spots in Indonesia and Thailand, as well as Singapore. Domestic destinations include Alor Setar, Johor Bahru, Kota Bharu, Kuala Terengganu, Langkawi, Pangkor, Penang, Redang, and Tioman. Currently there are several airlines operating at the airport, namely Berjaya Air, Firefly, AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines and Malindo Air.