Khon Kaen Airport

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Khon Kaen Airport

ท่าอากาศยานขอนแก่น
Khon Kaen airport (24583602473).jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic / Military
OperatorDepartment of Airports
ServesKhon Kaen
Maha Sarakham
Kalasin
LocationMueang Khon Kaen, Khon Kaen, Thailand
Elevation AMSL670 ft / 204 m
Coordinates16°27′59.86″N 102°47′01.18″E / 16.4666278°N 102.7836611°E / 16.4666278; 102.7836611Coordinates: 16°27′59.86″N 102°47′01.18″E / 16.4666278°N 102.7836611°E / 16.4666278; 102.7836611
Map
KKC is located in Thailand
KKC
KKC
Location of airport in Thailand
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
03/21 10,007 3,050 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passengers1,830,012

Khon Kaen Airport (Thai: ท่าอากาศยานขอนแก่น (IATA: KKC, ICAO: VTUK)) is near the city of Khon Kaen in Khon Kaen Province, Thailand.[1]

Airlines and destinations

AirlinesDestinations
Nok AirBangkok–Don Mueang
Thai AirAsiaBangkok–Don Mueang, Chiang Mai, Hat Yai, Pattaya–U–Tapao, Phuket
Thai Lion AirBangkok–Don Mueang
Thai SmileBangkok–Suvarnabhumi

2021 airport upgrade

The airport has seen an annual growth rate of 20 percent annually since 2013, handling around two million passengers in 2017. The Department of Airports (DOA) has signed a signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to upgrade Khon Kaen Airport by 2021. The two billion baht project will increase passenger capacity from 2.8 million to five million per year.[2] The terminal will be expanded from 16,500 m2 to 44,500 m2 to accommodate 1,000–2,000 passengers per hour.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Khon Kaen Airport". Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). Retrieved 29 August 2018.
  2. ^ Sattaburuth, Aekarach; Jotikasthira, Om (29 August 2018). "Prayut orders airport design contest probe". Bangkok Post. Retrieved 29 August 2018.
  3. ^ Natanri, Chakkrapan (23 September 2018). "Construction of new Khon Kaen airport terminal begins". Bangkok Post. Retrieved 25 September 2018.

External links

An A320-200 of Thai Air Asia