International Airport (IATA: LGK, ICAO: WMKL), is an airport situated on the duty-free island of Langkawi in the state of Kedah in Malaysia
. The airport is located at Padang Matsirat
and is about 25 minutes of driving from the town centre, Kuah
. Flights from the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur to the airport take about an hour.
The Langkawi International Airport is a tourist attraction because it serves as a venue for the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition or LIMA which is an international aerospace event for aviation industry and aero performances for the public. In 2009, the airport handled 1,539,271 passengers and 39,815 aircraft movements.