Thailand Hotels Travel Guides & Hotel Reservations  
Thailand Hotel ReservationsThailand Travel InformationThailand Business DirectoryContact UsFrequently Asked Questions
Travel Guide in Chinese Version
Destination GuidesTraditional FestivalsEvent CalendarTravel ArticlesTravel NewsThings to see & do
You are here: Travel Guides > Tips & Facts > Suwannaphum Airport

Site Search

Search for hotels, rooms, travel guides, etc.
Destination Guides
Koh Samui
Hua Hin/Cha-Am
Mae Hong Son
Phang Nga
Koh Chang Travel Guide
Travel Tips & Facts
General Info
Customs Regulations
Getting Around Thailand
Some Useful Thai words
Do's and Don'ts in Thailand
Things to See & Do
Culture & Way of Life
Beauty of Nature
Thai Boxing
Massage & Spa
Civilization Sources

Bangkok (Suwannaphum) Airport Guide

The official opening of Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok's new international airport, on 28 September 2006, gives new impetus to the country's quest to make Bangkok and Thailand the aviation hub of the region.

At 563,000 square metres, the passenger terminal is currently the largest in the world. The airport also features the world's longest runway, 75.3 metres by 4,000 metres long and the world’s tallest control tower, 132.2 metres high, providing the best visual coverage of overall airside.

Passenger Terminal Complex

Facilities for both domestic and international passengers are situated in the same building. The concourse buildings are connected to the passenger terminal. 

The Suvarnabhumi Passenger Terminal Complex comprises 7 floors above ground level and 2 floors below ground level.

1st floor: Bus Lobby
Passengers travelling with a tour agency proceed to the 1st floor for buses and coaches. The Association of Thai Travel Agents (ATTA) office, a medical centre, AOT offices for electricity monitoring and airport control offices are also located on the 1st floor.

2nd floor: Arrivals Hall
for both domestic and international passengers

3rd floor
consists of airlines passenger waiting lounges, security checkpoints, meeting points, shops, service counters and CIP lounges

4th floor: Departures Hall
features facilities for both international and domestic passengers, lounges for premium passengers Thai Airways International PLC, customs control checkpoints, some governmental offices, airline booths, airport information counters and escalators in the centre take passengers right up to restaurants on 6th floor.

5th floor: Offices for Thai Airways International and Star Alliance airlines

6th floor: Restaurants
can be accessed via the escalators from 4th floor

7th floor: Observation area

Concourse Buildings

There are 7 concourse buildings: A, B, C, D, E, F and G. Concourse buildings A and B are for domestic passengers. Concourse buildings C, D, E, F and G are for international passengers.

Passengers walk to the concourse buildings from the terminal complex via concourse building D, which is directly connected to the terminal complex. The intersections of the concourse buildings are termed the airside centre.


Related Articles
Getting Around Thailand


Hotels in Top Destinations
Bangkok Hotels
Pattaya Hotels
Phuket Hotels
Krabi Hotels
Koh Samui Hotels
Chiang Mai Hotels
Hua Hin/Cha-am Hotels
Travel Blog
COPYRIGHT© MODERNTHAILAND.COMAbout Us | Booking Conditions | Privacy Policy | Site Security | Blog | Link Directory