Hat Yai International Airport

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Hat Yai International Airport
ท่าอากาศยานหาดใหญ่
HDY Arrive.jpg
Domestic Arrivals after 2005 Songkhla bombings
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports of Thailand PCL (AOT)
Serves Hat Yai
Location 99 Moo 3, Khlong La, Khlong Hoi Khong, Songkhla, Thailand
Hub for
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 hatyaiairportthai.com
Map
HDY is located in Thailand
HDY
HDY
Location of airport in Thailand
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 10,007 3,050 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Total Passengers 4,367,364 Increase9.1%
International Passengers 283,899 Increase8.8%
Domestic Passengers 4,083,465 Increase9.1%
Aircraft Movements 30,067 Increase7.0%
Freight (tonnes) 11,568 Decrease3.1%

Hat Yai International Airport (Thai: ท่าอากาศยานหาดใหญ่) (IATA: HDY, ICAO: VTSS) is an international airport in southern Thailand near the city of Hat Yai. It is under the management of Airports of Thailand, PLC (AOT), It is an important airport for Muslims on the pilgrimage to Mecca. Annually, it handles more than 1,500,000 passengers, 9,500 flights and 12,000 tons of cargo.[when?] Expansion plans are in the works, as the airport is designed for 2.5 million passengers, was already seeing 3.56 million using it in Sept 2015, will be expanded to 4.5 million capacity scheduled complete by 2018, and 10 million by 2030.[1]

Overview[edit]

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 4135 (Sanambin Panij Road) links to the airport. Its service hours are 06:00–24:00. 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]

AirlinesDestinations
Bangkok Airways Phuket
Jetstar Asia Airways Singapore
Kunming Airlines Kunming
Malindo Air Kuala Lumpur–Subang, Penang
Nok Air Bangkok–Don Mueang
Scoot Singapore
Thai AirAsia Bangkok–Don Mueang, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Khon Kaen, Kuala Lumpur–International, U–Tapao-Pattaya
Thai Lion Air Bangkok–Don Mueang, Udon Thani
Thai Smile Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi

Accidents and incidents[edit]

Thai AirAsia Airbus A320 at the Airport

References[edit]

  1. ^ PCL., Post Publishing. "Bangkok Post". 
  2. ^ สํานักข่าวไทย TNAMCOT (29 February 2016). "ข่าวดังข้ามเวลา ตอน "ล่า…ระเบิดเมือง" [คลิปเต็มรายการ]" – via YouTube. 

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