Suvarnabhumi Airport is located on a land of 22,000 rais in Samut Prakan Province, where is approximately 31 kilometers east of Bangkok. It is Thailand’s biggest airport and the 3″ largest airport of the world. Suvarnabhumi Airport was opened for commercial services on 28 September, 2006. Itwas designed to beamodernairport equipped with advanced technology systems to provide passengers with excellent services in all aspects. The terminal building includes 7 storeys, whereas a 2-storey basement is the arrival hall and the 4h floor is a departure hall. Passenger waiting areas, meeting points, shops, checkpoints and counter services are available on the 3d floor.
In 2017, Suvarnabhumi Airport accommodated 60.8 million passengers including international and domestic passengers of 49.5 million and 11.3 million, respectively. The international passengers passing through Suvarnabhumi Airport from the top 5countries include passengers from China, South Korea, Japan, India and Malaysia. Presently, Suvarnabhumi Airport is one connecting point among regional gateways. Its maximum capacity per hour is 76 flights.
Connecting to destinations in 64 countries worldwide, there were 127 airlines providing flights for 158 routes in the summer 2017 (26 March – 28 October 2560) and 126 airlines providing 165 routes in the winter (29 October – 24 March, 2018).
Over the past 11 vears, Suvarnabhumi Airport had been a leading airport in the ASEAN region and the international gateway. To enhance its quality and standards, Suvarnabhumi Airport; the pride of Thailand, would be developed continually.