Hat Yai International Airport

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Hat Yai International Airport
ท่าอากาศยานหาดใหญ่
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IATA: HDYICAO: VTSS
HDY is located in Thailand
HDY
HDY
Location of airport in Thailand
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports of Thailand
Location 99 moo 3 Tambon Khlong La, Amphoe Khlong Hoi Khong, Songkhla, Thailand
Hub for Thai Lion Air
Elevation AMSL 90 ft / 27 m
Coordinates 06°55′59″N 100°23′34″E / 6.93306°N 100.39278°E / 6.93306; 100.39278
Website http://www.hatyaiairportthai.com/
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 10,007 3,050 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 2,465,370
Aircraft Operations 17,056
Source: Airports of Thailand[1]

Hat Yai International Airport (Thai: ท่าอากาศยานหาดใหญ่) (IATA: HDYICAO: VTSS) is the major southern hub airport in Thailand, located near the city of Hat Yai. It is under the management of Airports of Thailand, PCL. It is also an important airport for Muslims on the pilgrimage to Mecca. Annually, more than 1,500,000 passengers, 9,500 flights and 12,000 tons of cargo are handled at this airport. Located at longitude 100° 23' 55" E and latitude 06° 55' 46" N, 28 m above sea level, the airport is 9 km (6 mi) from downtown Hat Yai. Highway No. 4135 (Sanambin Panij road) links to the airport. Its service hours are 06.00 to 24.00.

During the 2005 Songkhla bombings, a bomb planted at the departure lounge by Pattani separatists exploded on April 3, 2005, killing one passenger and injuring 10.

The runway can handle 30 flights per hour and its durability is rated at PCN 60/F/C/X/T.

There are seven taxiways and an apron area of 56,461 m².

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations Terminal
AirAsia Kuala Lumpur International
Business Air Charter:Seoul-Incheon International
Nok Air Bangkok-Don Mueang Domestic
Thai AirAsia Bangkok-Don Mueang, Chiang Mai Domestic
Thai Lion Air Medan International
Thai Lion Air Bangkok-Don Mueang, Hua Hin, Surat Thani Domestic
Thai Smile Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi Domestic
Tigerair Singapore International

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1], AOT Investors Site | accessdate = 2011-12-11

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