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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

  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[edit]

An A320-200 of Thai Air Asia