Hat Yai International Airport
|Owner/Operator||Airports of Thailand PCL (AOT)|
|Location||99 Moo 3, Khlong La, Khlong Hoi Khong, Songkhla, Thailand|
|Operating base for||Thai AirAsia|
|Elevation AMSL||90 ft / 27 m|
Hat Yai International Airport (Thai: ท่าอากาศยานหาดใหญ่, RTGS: Tha-akatsayan Hatyai) (IATA: HDY, ICAO: VTSS) is an international airport in southern Thailand in Songkhla Province near the city of Hat Yai. It is under the management of Airports of Thailand, PLC (AOT). It serves more than 1.5 million passengers per year, 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) east of downtown Hat Yai and 43 km east of Songkhla city. 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.
Expansion plans are in the works, as the airport is designed for 2.5 million passengers, and was already seeing 4.5 million passengers in 2018. The upgrade will expand the airport's capacity to serve over 10 million passengers by 2030.
Airlines and destinations
|Nok Air||Bangkok–Don Mueang|
|Thai AirAsia||Bangkok–Don Mueang, Chiang Mai, Khon Kaen, Kuala Lumpur–International, Singapore (begins 1 February 2024)|
|Thai Airways International|| Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi (resumes 1 January 2024) |
Seasonal Charter: Medina
|Thai Lion Air||Bangkok–Don Mueang, Udon Thani|
|Thai Smile||Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi (ends 31 December 2023)|
|Thai VietJet Air||Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi|
Accidents and incidents
- During the 2005 Songkhla bombings, a bomb planted at the departure lounge by Pattani separatists exploded on 3 April 2005, killing two passengers and injuring ten.
Entrance of airport
Hat Yai International Airport Domestic Terminal
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- Hat Yai International Airport, official site