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Suvarnabhumi Airport, also known as Bangkok International Airport, is one of the two major international airports serving Bangkok, Thailand. It is located in Racha Thewa in the Bang Phli district, approximately 30 kilometers (19 miles) east of downtown Bangkok.

Here are some key facts about Suvarnabhumi Airport:

  1. Opening: Suvarnabhumi Airport officially opened on September 28, 2006, replacing Don Mueang International Airport as Bangkok’s primary international airport.
  2. Size: It is one of the largest single-building airports in the world, covering an area of approximately 3,240 hectares (8,000 acres). The main terminal building is one of the largest in the world, with a total floor area of 563,000 square meters (6.1 million square feet).
  3. Terminal Facilities: The airport has one main terminal building divided into seven floors. It features extensive facilities, including check-in counters, immigration and customs areas, duty-free shops, restaurants, lounges, and various services such as currency exchange, baggage handling, and car rental.
  4. Airlines and Destinations: Suvarnabhumi Airport serves as a major hub for several international and domestic airlines, offering flights to destinations worldwide. It handles a significant amount of air traffic and passenger volume.
  5. Runways: The airport has two parallel runways, each measuring 4,000 meters (13,123 feet) in length. The design and construction of the runways allow them to handle large aircraft and accommodate the increasing air traffic.
  6. Transportation: Suvarnabhumi Airport provides various transportation options to and from the airport, including taxis, public buses, shuttle buses, limousine services, and car rentals. The Airport Rail Link, an express train service, connects the airport to downtown Bangkok.
  7. Expansion and Development: Since its opening, Suvarnabhumi Airport has undergone several expansion projects to accommodate the growing number of passengers and enhance its facilities. Ongoing development aims to further improve its capacity and services.

Suvarnabhumi Airport serves as a major gateway to Thailand, welcoming millions of international and domestic passengers each year. It plays a crucial role in the country’s tourism and economic activities, providing convenient air travel connections for travelers visiting Bangkok and other destinations in Thailand.

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