Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, or more commonly called as Subang Airportor Subang Skypark, is located at Subang in Selangor, Malaysia. The airport takes its name from Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah, the eighth Sultan of Selangor.
The airport served as the country’s gateway and Kuala Lumpur's main airport from 1965 until the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang was opened in 1998. Initially, Subang Airport was meant to be converted into a dedicated low-cost carrier hub, however the airport today still continues to handle both domestic and international flights.
Subang Airport is a hub for Firefly and Berjaya Air. Firefly serves domestic routes to other Malaysian cities as well as regional flights Batam, Medan and Pekanbaru in Indonesia, Koh Samui in Thailand, and Singapore. Berjaya Air also flies to Koh Samui and the popular Malaysian island resort destinations of Pangkor, Redang, Tioman. The airport is a good alternative to KLIA for travel to these popular domestic holiday destinations. There are also local companies which offer chartered flights and helicopter services from Subang Airport.
There are several choices for transport links from the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airportto the city. The airportis conveniently located just 25 minutes away from Kuala Lumpur city centre. The Rapid KL bus departs the Subang Airport every 20-30 minutes and terminates at Central Market near Chinatown, in the city centre. The bus also tops at the KL Sentral for travellers to connect to the city’s train, metro and monorail network. The most convenient mode of transport from the airport is by pre-paid taxi. The taxi station can be found at the arrival area. Travel time by taxi from the airport to the downtown Kuala Lumpur takes approximately 30-45 minutes depending on traffic. The KL City Airport Shuttle bus and other loclaa city bus services also operate from the Skypark Terminal. Travel time is longer, and can take up to an hour or more.
Subang Jaya, or simply Subang as it is called by the locals, is a suburban city in Klang Valley, located just south of Kuala Lumpur. From its beginnings as a quiet township of generally middle to upper-middle class residential areas, Subang has grown over the years with many educational institutions, luxury condominiums large shopping malls. These universities and schools have also attracted many foreign nationals which add to the diverse and cosmopolitan ambience of the city.
Getting around the city is easy as Subang has an extensive bus network with routes serving most areas of the city and is seamlessly connected to the capital. All the metered taxis operating in Kuala Lumpur also serve city of Subang Jaya. Rapid KL and Metrobus buses also cover the city extensively. It is highly recommended to purchase Touch N Go card for convenience in taking public transport around the city and see the sights. Here are just a few of the must-visit attractions in Subang--
Sunway Lagoon Resort
This theme park is very popular weekend draw for locals and tourists alike. It features many outdoor and water sports activities including the Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon, which is a water-themed zone based on the popular cartoon characters. Located in Bandar Sunway, the park has a variety of rides, and attractions including its own hotel, the Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, all within a huge 88-acre site. A definite must visit for a fun family getaway.
Subang Ria Park
The oldest recreational park in Subang Jaya, the Subang Ria Park is also another popular spot for family activities right within the city. Spread out over 70 acres of green, the park also has two large lakes. Here you can find a seafood restaurant, jogging trails, a paintball park and barbeque pits for picnics. Subang Ria Park is easily accessible by public transport.
SIM Flight KL
Located within the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport complex, the SIM Flight KL is definitely worth a visit. This virtual flight simulation centre offers a range of cruise flight simulations suitable for beginners and seasoned flyers. One can experience operation your choice of aircraft for take-off and landing at various well-known airports around the world.
There are many more attractions all within easy reach from Subang Jaya, and the capital is just minutes away. Plan your trip now! Find the best flight for you by searching for promo fares to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, in Subang Jaya. Malaysiaon Skyscanner Singapore.
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