Hat Yai International Airport (Thai: ท่าอากาศยานหาดใหญ่) (IATA: HDY, ICAO: 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.