Airports of Thailand PCL

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Airports of Thailand
Government-owned Public
Traded as SETAOT
Industry Services [1]
Founded 1 July 1979; 38 years ago (1979-07-01)
Headquarters 333 Cherdwutagard Road, Srikan, Don Mueang, Bangkok, Thailand
Key people
  • Prasong Poontaneat (Chairman)
  • Nittinai Sirismatthakarn (President)
Products Airport operations and services
Revenue Increase 56.74 billion baht (FY2017)[2]
Increase 20.68 billion baht (FY2017)[2]
Total assets Increase 178.40 billion baht (FY2017)[2]
Number of employees
6,044 (2015)[3]:59
Parent Ministry of Finance

Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited (AOT) (Thai: บริษัท ท่าอากาศยานไทย จำกัด (มหาชน)) is a Thai public company. It manages six of Thailand's international airports. In 2018, it become the most-valuable airport operator in the world.[4]

AOT was established on 20 September 2002, as a result of the privatisation of the state-owned Airports Authority of Thailand (AAT). At that time, the company was worth 14,285,700,000 baht. The Thai government held, and still holds, 70 percent of the company's stock.[3]:41 During fiscal year 2014 AOT's average daily market capitalization was 282,321 million baht.[5]:4

AOT's fiscal year (FY) runs from 1 October–30 September, thus AOT's FY2015 was from 1 October 2014–30 September 2015.[5]:9

In English, the long-form of the company's name is "Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited", but its short-form logo is "Airports of Thailand PLC".

AOT airports[edit]

AOT operates the following airports in Thailand:[5]:3 The statistics are shown for calendar years.

Name Region 2017 Statistics[6] 2016 Statistics
Passengers Movements Passengers Movements
1 Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) Central 60,860,704 350,508 55,892,428 336,345
2 Don Mueang International Airport (DMK) Central 38,299,757 256,760 35,203,757 244,296
3 Phuket International Airport (HKT) Southern 16,855,637 106,093 15,107,185 97,813
4 Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX) Northern 10,230,070 71,993 9,446,320 69,202
5 Hat Yai International Airport (HDY) Southern 4,367,364 30,067 4,002,487 28,097
6 Mae Fah Luang–Chiang Rai International Airport (CEI) Northern 2,503,375 17,661 2,038,389 14,432
Total 133,116,907 833,082 121,692,744 790,194


Thailand's six AOT airports saw growth in passenger traffic of 21.3 percent in 2015, setting a new record of just under 110 million passengers. Aircraft movements—take-offs and landings—grew in tandem by 16.6 percent from the previous year to 727,750. The growth is expected to continue through 2016 with AOT projecting an 11 percent increase in combined passenger throughput. Air freight moved through the airports remained largely stagnant in 2015, with a marginal 0.63 percent increase to 1.38 million tonnes, reflecting sluggish global trade.[7]


  1. ^ Companies/Securities in Focus: AOT The Stock Exchange of Thailand
  2. ^ a b c "Companies/Securities in Focus; AOT: AIRPORTS OF THAILAND PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED". SET. Stock Exchange of Thailand. Retrieved 31 December 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Annual Report 2015 Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited" (PDF). AOT PLC. Airports of Thailand PLC. Retrieved 23 Jan 2016. 
  4. ^ "World's Most-Valuable Airport Operator Is Now in Thailand". Bloomberg. Retrieved 5 Jan 2018. 
  5. ^ a b c "Airports of Thailand PLC for the Fiscal Year 2015 (Oct 2014–Sep 2015)" (PDF). AOT Investor Relations Center. Airports of Thailand PLC. Retrieved 16 Feb 2015. 
  6. ^ AOT Air Traffic Calendar Year 2017 (Jan-Dec 2017) Airports of Thailand
  7. ^ Kositchotethana, Boonsong (2016-02-01). "AoT airports set new record in passenger traffic". Bangkok Post. Retrieved 1 February 2016. 

External links[edit]

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