Penang’s aviation and maritime sectors by the numbers

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How's the traffic at the Penang International Airport and Penang Port?

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Penang International Airport is the country’s third busiest airport in terms of passenger traffic, behind Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Kota Kinabalu International Airport (Table 1). It has experienced rapid growth over the past six years, from having processed 3,235,423 passengers in 2009 to 5,487,751 passengers in 2013. Despite last year being a turbulent time for the passenger airline industry due to the disappearance of flight MH370 and the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine, the data for 2014 continued to show growth for Penang in this area with passenger travel trends consistent to that of the previous year.


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