|Airport name||City served||IATA|
|Suvarnabhumi Airport||Greater Bangkok||BKK|
|Don Mueang International Airport||Bangkok and Nonthaburi||DMK|
|Chiang Mai International Airport||Chiang Mai and Lamphun||CNX|
|Mae Fah Luang Chiang Rai International Airport||Chiang Rai||CEI|
Thailand has 38 airports, including seven international airports . Six of them are located in Bangkok, Samutprakarn, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Phuket, Hat Yai, which are under the supervision of Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited while U-Tapao International Airport is operated by Royal Thai Navy.
Don Mueang International Airport ( DMK ) is closest to Bangkok city center. BUT, Suvarnabhumi International Airport ( BKK ) is better connected to the city center transport-wise via the Airport Rail Link.
Suvarnabhumi Airport covers an area of 3,240 ha (32.4 km 2 ; 8,000 acres), making it one of the biggest international airports in Southeast Asia and a regional hub for aviation.
Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) is the best airport in Thailand to fly into . It is the biggest airport in Bangkok. It handles a majority of long haul international flights in addition to a high volume of domestic flights .
Phuket is an island with many resort areas, Pattaya is a city. Phuket is more expensive in almost every respect than Pattaya , but Phuket’s beaches are far superior, in fact the beaches in the centre of Pattaya are not suitable for swimming as the water is not clean. Phuket has better beaches but higher costs.
Phuket if you are looking for natural beauty, but it is expensive and the night life is nowhere as good as Bangkok . The beaches are generally clean and beautiful. It is much cheaper than Bangkok or Pattaya and has pretty outrageous nightlife and it is right on the ocean. However, get a hotel with swimming pool.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Thailand . The National Travel Health Network and Centre and WHO recommend the following vaccinations for Thailand : hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, rabies and tetanus.
U.S. citizens carrying a tourist passport and in possession of an onward or return airline ticket do not require a visa to enter Thailand . Upon entry, Thai immigration officials will place an immigration stamp in the passport permitting a 30-day stay in Thailand if arriving by air or land.
Don Mueang Airport is the biggest low-carrier airport serving Bangkok, it handles domestic flights and some international regional flights. Flight fares are cheaper from this airport. So it is a better option to travel to. Suvarnabhumi Airport is the main international airport also serving Bangkok.
Bangkok has two airports – Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Don Mueang Airport (DMK).
Which Bangkok airport is better connected to the city center? Suvarnabhumi Airport is not as close to Bangkok City center as Don Mueang Airport but the main airport of Bangkok is better connected to the city by public transportation.
Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) Acting as the primary international airport serving Atlanta, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the busiest airport in the world by passenger number and second busiest by aircraft movements.
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has awarded Thailand an effective implementation (EI) score of 65.07 percent in its latest safety audit, effectively ranking the country above ICAO’s target of 60 percent, Thai regulators said this week.
The name Suvarnabhumi was chosen by HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej which means “The Golden Land”, specifically referring to the continental Indochina. “ Golden Peninsula”or “Golden Land” is a traditional name for the Thailand-Cambodia-Laos-Burma region.