There are two airports in Bangkok. The Suvarnabhumi Airport is used by most airlines in Thailand, except a few, which use the Don Muang Airport. While the Suvarnabhumi International Airport is situated 30 kilometres east of central Bangkok, the Don Muang Airport is located 25 kilometres north of the city centre.
It takes around three hours to travel from one airport to the other. Many airlines operate to and from the airports in Bangkok. There are regular flights to Europe, Asia, USA and Australia from Bangkok. Thai Airways International is the national carrier of Thailand. Other domestic airline companies include Thai Air Asia, Nok Air, Bangkok Airways and PB Air.
Bangkok’s airports also operate flights belonging to Air Asia, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific Airways, China Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, Japan Airlines, Jetstar, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Lao Airlines, Lufthansa Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines, Swiss and United Airlines.
The Suvarnabhumi Airport has become the prime airport in Bangkok since it’s opening in 2006. It is one of the busiest in Southeast Asia and is used by almost all international and domestic flights to Bangkok.
A single huge terminal building serves both international and domestic flights. The Suvarnabhumi Airport is a glass-and-concrete construction and is quite efficient in handling large volumes of traffic.
The airport has 24-hour left-luggage facilities on level 2 that lies beside the TAT office. The Don Muang Airport serves only a few flights to domestic routes. Up-to-date transport information and real-time details of airport arrivals and departures may be obtained from airport websites.
Various modes of transfer are available from the airport. Taxis are comfortable and cost around 200B to 350B depending on the distance travelled. Taxis are available from outside the arrivals hall and add 50B plus expressway tolls to the metre charge as airport charge.
Both air conditioned as well as public buses are available to the city from the airport. Luggage is usually not allowed inside the bus. The air-conditioned buses like Bus 29, Bus 510 and Bus 513 are faster and comfortable compared to the regular ones.
Bangkok has an airport which is connected to 7 other destinations. The airlines servicing Bangkok are Air India, Emirates, Jet Airways, Thai Airways Intl and Bangkok Airways.
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