Hat Yai International Airport

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Hat Yai International Airport
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HDY is located in Thailand
Location of airport in Thailand
Airport type Public
Operator Airports of Thailand PLC (AOT)
Location 99 Moo 3 Tambon Khlong La, Amphoe Khlong Hoi Khong, Songkhla, Thailand
Hub for Thai AirAsia
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
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 10,007 3,050 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 3,639,936
Aircraft Operations 24,607
Freight (tonnes) 37,374
Source: Airports of Thailand[1]

Hat Yai International Airport (Thai: ท่าอากาศยานหาดใหญ่) (IATA: HDYICAO: VTSS) is the major southern hub airport in 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.[2]


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]

Airlines Destinations Terminal
AirAsia Kuala Lumpur–International International
Bangkok Airways Phuket[3] Domestic
Nok Air Bangkok–Don Mueang Domestic
Thai AirAsia Bangkok–Don Mueang, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Khon Kaen, U–Tapao-Pattaya Domestic
Thai AirAsia Johor Bahru[4][5] International
Thai Lion Air Bangkok–Don Mueang, Udon Thani Domestic
Thai Smile Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi Domestic
Tigerair Singapore International

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