Pasir Gudang is an industrial town located 35 km east of Johor Bahru
(LAT: 01°30′10″N 103°56′8″E). It is located at the eastern end of the Johor Bahru metropolitan area. The population is around 100,000 people. It is connected by the 4 lane Pasir Gudang Highway, a trunk road, and a railway line to Johor Bahru. The main industries are transportation and logistics, shipbuilding, petrochemicals and other heavy industries, and oil palm storage and distribution.
It is the site of one of two major power stations in the state of Johor, the Sultan Iskandar Power Station.
Tourist and holiday attraction:
Pasir Gudang Kite Museum is located here, on top of Kite Hill. It is the first kite museum in Malaysia and has a unique working windmill whose mechanism works to generate enough electricity to supply the daily needs of the museum. It also hosts the annual Pasir Gudang International Kite Festival.
The 3.86 km Johor Racing Circuit is located here, hosting one of the legs of the World
Motorcycle Championship. It is one of only two legs held in Asia
. Other events annually hosted here are World Superbike Championship, the World Endurance Race and the Johor Racing Series for motorcycles and cars.
Pasir Gudang has one golf course, the Tanjung Puteri Golf Resort. It has an area of 8.3 km² and 3 courses named Plantation, Village and Straits.