Chiang Rai International Airport
Mae Fah Luang-Chiang Rai Airport
|Operator||Airports of Thailand PCL (AOT)|
|Location||404 Mu 10 Ban Du, Mueang Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai, Thailand|
|Elevation AMSL||390 m / 1,280 ft|
Mae Fah Luang - Chiang Rai International Airport (Thai: ท่าอากาศยานแม่ฟ้าหลวง เชียงราย; pronunciation (help·info) ) (old name: Chiang Rai International Airport (Thai: ท่าอากาศยานเชียงราย) (IATA: CEI, ICAO: VTCT) is in the city of Chiang Rai in northern Thailand. The airport is about 8 km from the city center. Since 1998 it has been managed by the Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited (AOT). In 2013 the airport handled over 1,000,000 passengers and 7,000 passenger flights. The airport has international flight facilities and serves few international routes to Kunming, Haikou, Hangzhou, Changsha, Xishuangbanna, Shenzhen, and Chengdu.
In 2014, Airports of Thailand said that they would expand Chiang Rai airport. The plans include building an additional taxiway and more shops, and possibly extending the runway. This should be completed in 2030.
Airlines and destinations
- Old Chiang Rai Airport (no longer operational)
- "Chiang Rai Airport". Google Maps. Retrieved 2015-01-23.
- "2013 (Statistic Report 2013)". Airports of Thailand PLC (AOT). Archived from the original on 2014-12-07. Retrieved 2015-01-23.
- Liu, Jim. "Sichuan Airlines adds Guangzhou – Chiang Rai service from late-Dec 2019". Routesonline. Retrieved 13 December 2019.
- Liu, Jim. "Thai VietJet Air adds Udon Thani service from Nov 2019". Routesonline. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
Chiang Rai travel guide from Wikivoyage