Case Study

KLIA2 Airport Kuala Lumpur

Design, supply and install of automated baggage handling system—USD $50M


Malaysia’s next generation international airport hub

The new KLIA2 terminal cost approximately MYR 4 billion and is the largest LCC terminal in the region. Covering a total of 242,000 square meters, the terminal boasts 68 aircraft parking bays and a 300m pedestrian skybridge, under which aircraft can pass.


bags per hour


passengers a year


USD contract value


Key features

  • 128 check-ins
  • Over 10km in aggregate length for over 1200 conveyors
  • Over 2km in aggregate length for 21 carousels
  • 2 high speed tilt tray sorters
  • 250 barcode readers
  • EBS infrastructure for early bags
  • 14 inline screening X-ray machines on the conventional baggage system plus 5 for the out of gauge lines
  • Daifuku Sym3 3D operations SCADA with live bag tracking.
  • CCTV system for the complete baggage system
  • Complete overhead support structure for the system to allow the baggage handlers complete and open access in the bag room.


A leader in airport solutions

The updated system has the capacity to process 32,000 bags per hour, or 30–45 million passengers per year. The bag journey on the system is low, allowing for 100% bag screening for security purposes.


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