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Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK)

Full Airport Name

(Bangkok) Suvarnabhumi All-embracing Airport

Address

Bang Phli, Samutprakarn, 10540 Bangkok, Thailand

Airport Code

BKK

Country Code

66

Telephone

(0)2 132 1888

Fax

(0)2 132 1889

E-mail

aotpr@airportthai.co.th

Website

www.airportthai.co.th/airportnew/bia/html

Number of Terminals

1 (The Domestic and All-embracing terminals are amid in the aforementioned building. There are affairs for the architecture of a additional terminal architecture for bargain airlines.)

Time Zone

GMT + 7

Location

The airport is amid in Racha Thewa in the Bang Phli commune of Samut Prakan province, 30km (18.5 miles) east of Bangkok

Airport News

Airport news: After added than four decades of planning, Bangkok's fresh 155-billion baht (US$4 billion) Suvarnabhumi All-embracing Airport (featuring one of the better terminal barrio and the tallest ascendancy belfry in the world) was clearly opened in backward September 2006. The fresh airport can handle as abounding as 76 flights per hour on its two accompanying operating runways. Named Suvarnabhumi (meaning 'Golden Land') by His Majesty King Bumibol Adelyadej, the fresh airport is one of the better and best avant-garde in the world. Long-term affairs for four runways crabbed two capital terminals and two accessory barrio with a accumulated accommodation able of administration up to 100 actor cartage and 6.4 actor tonnes of burden a year are on the cartoon board.

Driving Directions

Road admission to the airport is provided by bristles fresh highways affiliated to Bangkok's alien arena road. The capital admission alley (and the best acceptable route) is an animated two-by-five lane alley activity arctic from the commuter terminal to the fresh Bangkok-Chonburi Expressway.

Car Parking

Road admission to the airport is provided by bristles fresh highways affiliated to Bangkok's alien arena road. The capital admission alley (and the best acceptable route) is an animated two-by-five lane alley activity arctic from the commuter terminal to the fresh Bangkok-Chonburi Expressway.

Car Hire

Car rental account counters can be begin at the Arrivals level. Travellers can book their rental car there and booty the airport shuttle bus accurate avenue to the Transport Center, breadth the car can be best up. Car rental casework at the airport are provided by all-embracing and bounded operators.

Public Transport

Driving by auto or bus from the airport to burghal Bangkok takes about 50 minutes. Road: Taxi: Public taxis can be begin on Akin 2 (Arrivals). Alternatively, travellers can booty a adulatory airport shuttle bus to the Transport Center auto stand. Limousine: To get a limousine, travellers should acquaintance the Auto Account Counter at the Arrivals akin (second floor). The auto analeptic breadth is by the alien barrier on the Arrivals level. Six types of auto are on action with a absolute of 380 cars attainable about the clock. Bus: Public bus account is provided from the bus terminal at the airport's Transport Center (which can be accomplished by demography a chargeless airport shuttle bus). Public buses abandon frequently to Bangkok and the surrounding area. Buses go to Minburi (no. 549), Happy Land (no. 550), Victory Monument (no. 551), On Nut BTS base (no. 552), Samut Prakan (no. 553) and Don Muang Airport (no. 554). In addition, Airport Accurate provides air-conditioned bus casework amid Suvarnabhumi Airport and Bangkok hotels, operating four bus routes to burghal Bangkok. The analeptic breadth for buses is by the close barrier on akin 2 (Arrivals), while the declivity breadth is by the close barrier on akin 4 (Departures). Rail: Work on a burghal airport terminal in Makkasan and a 28.5km (17.5 miles) accelerated abuse articulation to the fresh airport started in July 2005 and is due for achievement by aboriginal 2008. When operational, the accelerated articulation is accepted to booty travellers from burghal to airport in 15 minutes.

Information and Help Desks

There are advice counters on the abandonment akin (tel: (0)2 132 9324/5/6/7) and aloof alfresco the baggage analeptic breadth on the accession akin (tel: (0)2 132 9328/9).

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: Bureaux de change are amid in the Arrivals anteroom on akin 2. There are ATMs in several places throughout the terminal building. Public telephones are attainable on all levels. Eating and drinking: There are affluence of restaurants, aliment outlets and confined in the terminal building, on akin 1, 2, 3 and 6. In addition, there are four restaurants and two confined in the airport auberge nearby. Shopping: Shops affairs aggregate from afresh cut flowers to artist accouterment are attainable on levels 2, 3 and 4 of the terminal building. Duty chargeless shops are on the departures akin (level 4). Luggage: Baggage trolleys are attainable in the Arrivals and Departures halls. Lost and begin casework can be accomplished on (0)2 134 221. Other facilities: A advanced array of accessories are attainable in the terminal building, including acceptable Thai beating and comfortable spa facilities. The Airport Medical Center is attainable on (0)2 132 7777. Airline lounges are amid on akin 3, some of which action aboriginal chic and business travellers affluence spa and beating rooms, a fine-dining area, coma apartment with full-size collapsed beds, a business centre, a host of clandestine affair rooms, advanced video and beheld ball rooms, battery rooms, choice basement areas and congenital check-in facilities.

Conference and Business Facilities

There are no business accessories at the airport but the Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Auberge (see Hotels below) offers feast and appointment accessories for up to 800 people, as able-bodied as six affair rooms.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

Facilities and arrange for disabled travellers are in place, but the airport's designers accept been criticised for not authoritative the airport abundantly attainable for disabled people. For example, it has been argued that the restrooms advised for bodies with appropriate needs are not ample abundant for wheelchair users.

Hotels

The 612-room Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Auberge (tel: (0)2 131 1111) is the airport's official hotel. It is amid in advanced of the commuter terminal architecture and affiliated to it by a 300m (328 yards), air-conditioned underground walkway. The auberge is anchored beeline aloft the underground abuse base that aloft achievement (expected in aboriginal 2008) will be affiliated to the burghal of Bangkok by a accelerated abuse link. Auberge Ibis Huamark Bangkok (tel: (0)2 308 7888), Avana Bangkok Auberge (tel: (0)2 744 4280), Royal Princess Srinakarin (tel: (0)2 721 8400) and Kanary House (tel: (0)2 374 5544) are some hotels that are amid aural 30 account from the airport.

 

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