AOT: Expansion of Suvarnabhumi Airport to Proceed as Planned


AOT: Expansion of Suvarnabhumi Airport to Proceed as Planned

The expansion of Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thailand’s main airport and one of the two international airports serving Bangkok, will proceed as planned according to Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited (AOT).

To better facilitate incoming visitors in the future, especially when China relaxes its travel restrictions and the situation in Ukraine eases, expansions to the northern wing and developments to the existing terminals in the eastern wing have been proposed.

AOT has submitted its draft plan to the Ministry of Transport (MOT) and the Office of the National Economic and Social Development Council and is currently undergoing a feasibility study, which is expected to be completed in 2023.

AOT said developments for the eastern wing, which is projected to handle 15 million annual passengers, is estimated to have a budget of THB 7.8 billion. As for the northern wing’s expansion, Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob estimates that it will require at least a budget of THB 41.2 billion.

The company is also working on connecting the eastern and northern wings.

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