Buriram Airport

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Buriram Airport

Buri Ram Airport

ท่าอากาศยานบุรีรัมย์
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorDepartment of Airports
ServesBuriram and Surin
Location143 Mu 12, Ron Thong, Satuek, Buriram, Thailand
Elevation AMSL590 ft / 180 m
Coordinates15°13′46″N 103°15′04″E / 15.22944°N 103.25111°E / 15.22944; 103.25111Coordinates: 15°13′46″N 103°15′04″E / 15.22944°N 103.25111°E / 15.22944; 103.25111
Websiteburiram.net
Map
BFV is located in Thailand
BFV
BFV
Location of airport in Thailand
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 2,100 6,890 Asphalt
Statistics (2019)
Passengers293,029
Sources:[1][2][3][4]

Buriram Airport[1] (also known as Buri Ram Airport,[2] Thai: ท่าอากาศยานบุรีรัมย์) (IATA: BFV, ICAO: VTUO), is an airport serving Buriram (also known as Buri Ram) and Surin, the capitals of Buriram and Surin Provinces in Thailand.

Facilities[edit]

The airport is at an elevation of 180 metres (591 ft) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 04/22 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,100 by 45 metres (6,890 ft × 148 ft).[2]

Future Expansion[edit]

In 2019, the Department of Airports announced a 700 million baht second passenger terminal will be built at Buriram airport. It will increase the airport's capacity from 750,000 per year to 1.7 million. There will be an extension on the length of the runway to accommodate larger aircraft in the future.[5]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Nok Air Bangkok–Don Mueang
Thai AirAsia Bangkok–Don Mueang

Previously served airlines[edit]

Airlines Destinations[6] Years served Notes
Thai Airways Bangkok–Don Mueang 1996-2002
Phuket Air Bangkok–Don Mueang 2002-2005
PB Air Bangkok–Don Mueang 2005-2006
Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi 2006-2009

Statistics[edit]

Traffic by calendar year[edit]

Traffic by calendar year[7]
Year Passengers Change from previous year Movements Cargo (tons)
2001 33,964 765 22.1
2002 24,972 Decrease 26.48% 788 6.62
2003 22,390 Decrease 10.34% 712 5.10
2004 30,600 Increase 36.67% 753 2.21
2005 22,321 Decrease 27.06% 541 1.41
2006 8,643 Decrease 61.28% 348 0.24
2007 11,057 Increase 27.93% 424 0.14
2008 8,407 Decrease 23.97% 318 0.02
2009 7,479 Decrease 11.04% 298 0.00
2010 7,410 Decrease 0.92% 240 0.00
2011 8,207 Increase 10.76% 427 0.00
2012 4,575 Decrease 44.25% 318 0.00
2013 11,393 Increase 149.03% 501 0.00
2014 17,431 Increase 53.00% 408 0.00
2015 117,710 Increase 575.29% 1,508 0.00
2016 197,988 Increase 68.20% 2,258 0.00
2017 220,856 Increase 11.55% 2,609 0.00
2018 340,692 Increase 54.26% 3,197 0.00
2019 355,497 Increase 4.35% 3,461 0.00
2020 180,996 Decrease 49.09% 2,404 0.00

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Buriram Airport". Thai Flying Club. Retrieved 20 Aug 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "VTUO – BURI RAM" (PDF). AIP Thailand. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-12-07. Retrieved 20 Aug 2012.
  3. ^ Airport information for VTUO from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  4. ^ Airport information for BFV at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  5. ^ Thodsapol, Hongtong (6 August 2019). "Three airports to be upgraded". Bangkok Post. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Buriram Airport History (Thai)". Department of Airports. Retrieved 4 May 2020.
  7. ^ "Statistics of airports under Department of Airports (Thai)". Department of Airports. Retrieved 4 May 2020.

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