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Proposals for Kulim Airport still under study, says Azmin

The economic affairs minister says the Northern Corridor Implementation Authority is looking into the proposals before they are brought to the relevant ministries for consideration.

Small padi town earmarked for new Kulim airport

Sidam Kiri, a stone’s throw from Padang Serai and Kulim, is set to be the site for the new airport.

My stand on Kulim airport has not changed, says Guan Eng

He refutes critics who say he objected to the airport during his time as Penang CM but supported it after becoming finance minister.

Will the proposed Kulim airport beat the northern jinx?

The proposal for a new airport to serve the northern region has been dangled and kicked about since 1991 but every time it seemed to take off, it crashed.

No racial slant intended in opinion on Kulim airport

However, there have been attempts by BN in the past to move projects away from Penang.

BN never intended to upgrade Penang airport, says Guan Eng

The finance minister insists that the proposed airport in Kulim will have no economic impact on Penang.

Engage with Penang on Kulim airport

If billions of ringgit are going to be spent on an airport, it shouldn't be just for the purposes of cargo.

Kulim airport to punish Penang for its success, says deputy CM

P Ramasamy says Penang was long seen as 'the odd one out' in terms of its racial composition and urban development.

Penang floats shared airport with Kedah amid plans for Kulim facility

CM Chow Kon Yeow says the state is also bracing for the possibility of having to shut down PIA if the Kulim facility turns out to be bigger and more sophisticated.

Nothing to worry about, Guan Eng tells Penang on Kulim airport

The former CM says the proposed airport in Kedah will not cost the federal government any money.

Company involved in Changi Airport to lead PIA expansion

Chief minister Chow Kon Yeow says the Penang airport will be able to handle 12 million passengers per year once work is finished, compared to 6.5 million now.

Kulim airport location ideal to develop into cargo hub, says analyst

It will in turn enable Penang airport to achieve an international financial hub status like Singapore, he adds.

Airport in Kulim could nudge PIA out of the picture, says...

But another expert says an international airport in Kulim would be an inefficient use of funds and existing infrastructure.

Kedah to get Kulim airport, other major projects worth RM4.8 billion

Economic affairs minister says federal government wants to help Kedah and several other states catch up with the ‘mainstream’ economic growth.

Penang mulls second international airport on reclaimed island

The government is studying a plan to build a second airport in 30 years' time as it is running out of space to expand the existing one.

RM1.2 bil Penang airport expansion to be done via private financing...

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says a private company will be picked through open tender by the end of this year.

Penang businesses wary over Kulim airport

However, a business leader says having another airport close to the Penang International Airport could be good for the economy.

Penang uneasy with proposed Kulim airport

Chief minister asks whether a second airport in the northern region is necessary as Penang already has a seaport and an airport to handle cargo.