Suvarnabhumi Airport facts for kids

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Suvarnabhumi Airport is the main international airport of Bangkok, Thailand. It is 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 Donmueang Airport.

Budget

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.

International airlines

International airlines included of 102 airways and 142 cities. There are:

Domestic airlines

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)

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