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Khon Kaen International Airport
|Airport type||Public / Military|
|Operator||Department of Airports|
|Location||Mueang Khon Kaen, Khon Kaen, Thailand|
|Opened||6 February 1963|
|Elevation AMSL||670 ft / 204 m|
Airlines and destinations
|Nok Air||Chiang Mai|
|Thai AirAsia||Bangkok–Don Mueang, Chiang Mai, Hat Yai, Phuket|
|Thai Lion Air||Bangkok–Don Mueang|
|Thai VietJet Air||Bangkok–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 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. The terminal will be expanded from 16,500 m2 to 44,500 m2 to accommodate 1,000–2,000 passengers per hour.
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