Bangkok Airport Information


Suvarnabhumi Airport (IATA: BKK, ICAO: VTBS) (meaning 'Golden Land'), also known as (New) Bangkok International Airport, is an international airport serving Bangkok, Thailand. It was officially opened for limited domestic flight service on 15 September 2006, and opened for most domestic and all international commercial flights on 28 September. The airport is currently the main hub for Thai Airways International, Bangkok Airways, Orient Thai Airlines, Thai AirAsia and will be a hub for the new Thai Tiger Airways.

The airport is located in Racha Thewa in Bang Phli district, Samut Prakan Province, about 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of downtown Bangkok. The name Suvarnabhumi was chosen by King Bhumibol Adulyadej and refers to the golden kingdom hypothesised to have been located somewhere in outheast Asia.

Designed by Helmut Jahn of Murphy/Jahn Architects, the airport has the world's tallest control tower (132.2 metres / 434 feet), and the world's third largest single-building airport terminal (563,000 square metres / 6,060,000 square feet). Suvarnabhumi is the 5th busiest airport in Asia, having handled 40.5 million passengers in 2009, and is also a major air cargo hub. The airport inherited the airport code BKK from Don Mueang after the older airport ceased international commercial flights. A modern motorway no.7 connects the airport, Bangkok, and the heavily industrial Eastern Seaboard of Thailand, where most of the manufacturing for export takes place. Major airlines

Thai International (telephone: (02) 513 0121) is the national airline and Bangkok Airways (telephone: (02) 265 5555) operate domestic flights and a number of international routes in the region. Other major airlines include: ANA, Air China, Air France, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Garuda Indonesia, Gulf Air, Japan Airlines, Lufthansa, Malaysian Airlines, Northwest, Qantas, Qatar, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Swiss, and United Airlines.

@ Approximate flight times To Bangkok from : .

London 11 hours 35 minutes

New York 16 hours 55 minutes.

Los Angeles 18 hours 50 minutes

Toronto 19 hours 50 minutes

Sydney 9 hours 25 minutes

@ Inclusions :

- Transportation.

- All admission fee as in the itinerary

- English Speaking Guide

@ Exclusions :

- Personal expenses

- Option Tour

@ Child Policy :

- Child overthan 120 cms we will charge as adult rate

@ Itinerary :

Duration : 08:30 hrs - 12:30 hrs

- Pick up from hotel.

- Visit Royal Grand Palace & Emerald Buddha: This city landmark should be the first place on any visitor's itinerary, which features some of the most spectacular architecture in South East Asia. The palace begun in 1782. It is a consisting of several building with highly decorated architectural designs.

- Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) The magnificent Royal Chapel, Wat Phra Kaew in the same compound enshrines the Emerald Buddha Image, most revered by people.

- Cross Chao Phraya River by boat to visit Wat Arun. (Temple of Dawn) The most attractive in this temple is the pagoda Khmer - style. Wat arun was restored during brief Thonburi period to be the Royal Chapel of King Taksin.

- At the end of tour will be visit to local product store.

Remark : Please do not were short, sandals, no-sleeves T-shirts. Camera may not used inside the buildings.

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