Hat Yai International Airport

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Hat Yai International Airport
ท่าอากาศยานหาดใหญ่
Jet Bridge HDY.jpg

IATA: HDYICAO: VTSS

HDY is located in Thailand
HDY
HDY
Location of airport in Thailand
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Airports of Thailand PLC (AOT)
Location 99 Moo 3 Tambon Khlong La, Amphoe Khlong Hoi Khong, Songkhla, Thailand
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 http://www.hatyaiairportthai.com/
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 10,007 3,050 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Passengers 3,147,281
Aircraft Operations 22,319
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. 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.

During the 2005 Songkhla bombings, a bomb planted at the departure lounge by Pattani separatists exploded on 3 April 2005, killing one passenger and injuring 10.

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
Nok Air Bangkok-Don Mueang Domestic
Thai AirAsia Bangkok-Don Mueang, Chiang Mai Domestic
Thai Lion Air Bangkok-Don Mueang, Udon Thani Domestic
Thai Smile Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi Domestic
Tigerair Singapore International

References[edit]

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