Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport Open and Operating Normally, Don Mueang Airport Closed

Nov 03, 2011, 23:51 ET from Tourism Authority of Thailand

BANGKOK, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bangkok is served by two airports. Suvarnabhumi Airport, the main gateway to Thailand with 120 international and domestic airlines, remains open. It is operating normally and handling around 76 flights per hour including all scheduled international arrivals and departures.


Suvarnabhumi Airport is also the main connector for international visitor arrivals to transfer to and from domestic flights serving tourist destinations throughout Thailand such as Phuket, Chiang Mai and Surat Thani. All domestic flights are also operating as per usual.

Don Mueang Airport, the old international airport located about 30 km northeast of Suvarnabhumi Airport, has been closed until further notice due to flooding. The two domestic airlines operating from Don Mueang, which are Nok Air and Orient Thai Airlines, have temporarily switched their operations to Suvarnabhumi Airport.

TAT Call Center:  +66-1672 (8:00 - 20:00 hrs, everyday)
Suvarnabhumi Airport Call Center: +662-132-1888
Nok Air: +66-1318 or +662-900-9955
Orient Thai Airlines: +66-1126

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SOURCE Tourism Authority of Thailand