Suvarnabhumi Airport (Thai: ท่าอากาศยานสุวรรณภูมิ; IATA: BKK, ICAO: VTBS), also unofficially known as Bangkok Airport, is the main international airport of Bangkok, Thailand. It is located in Bangchoung, Rachatawa, Noungprue and Bangphli district Samutprakarn province. The area of the airport is about 32 square kilometres (12 sq mi). It is six times bigger than Don Mueang International Airport, the other international airport serving Greater Bangkok.
Budget[change | change source]
The Thai government gave a budget of about 150,000 million baht (US$4.9 billion or 3.7 billion euro) to build this international airport. This included investment of Government service and State Enterprises of 137,000 million baht ($4.46 billion), and private company about 13,000 million baht ($423 million). The airport could support the passengers more than 45 million people. It was designed by Helmut Jahn.
International airlines[change | change source]
International airlines included of 102 airways and 142 cities. There are:
Domestic airlines[change | change source]
Most domestic airlines fly from Don Mueang Airport, but the following airlines fly from Suvarnabhumi:
- Asia Atlantic Airlines (hub)
- Bangkok Airways (hub)
- Business Air
- Jetstar Asia (hub)
- Orient Thai Airlines (hub)
- Thai Airways (hub)
- Thai Smile (hub)
References[change | change source]
- "Bangkok Airport". BBC Three. 2015. Retrieved 2017-12-21.
Series in which young Brits pass through Bangkok Airport to embark on adventures of a lifetime.
- "Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) – Official Airports of Thailand (Bangkok Airport)". Retrieved 2017-12-21.
- http://econ.tu.ac.th/settasan/Pdf/J124.pdf , Suvarnabhumi. (in Thai)