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Airports in Thailand

Since Thailand is a popular tourist destination, it is always very important to know the details about the Thailand airports. The airports in Thailand are internationally reputed and highly advanced. The public lounges, the customs corner and most importantly the runways are quite updated and very well maintained. The major division which controls the airports in Thailand is known as ‘Airports on Thailand Public Company Limited’ (AOT). Earlier, it was known as ‘Airports Authority of Thailand’. The airport operations are mainly supervised by the Ministry Of Transport in Thailand. Presently, there are 6 international airports under the tough guidance of AOT. They are:

  • Don Muang International Airport
  • Chiang Mai International Airport
  • Hat Yai International Airport
  • Phuket International Airport
  • Chiang Rai International Airport
  • Suvarnabhumi Airport

    It was on 17th December 1903, when the Wright Brothers invented the magic machines, called aero planes. As a result of this invention, various nations reciprocated and realized the necessity of ‘flying’. Thailand showed keen interest in buying aero planes for transport and self protection. Later, Thailand sent three talented men to France, in order to get trained in the art of flying. They went to France, where, air planes were in vogue then.

    Among the airports in Thailand, Don Muang is the busiest one. In the Don Muang Airport, there is a huge air base, where important combat air crafts land. Suvarnabhumi is the next busiest among the airports in Thailand. It is one of the main centers, where the chartered flights and military crafts rest. Suvarnabhumi also supplies the aircraft maintenance tools to other important air bases.

    Apart from the services done, the airports in Thailand are quite attractive too. There are beautiful golf courses prepared along the runways. When a plane lands on the runway, the passengers can enjoy the fantastic courses through the glass windows. If anyone takes a distant view, the runway looks lavish and beautiful. So Thailand travel is always special to the tourists. The airports in Thailand are thus, major causes of the country’s development and pride.

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