Chiang Rai International Airport

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Chiang Rai International Airport
ท่าอากาศยานแม่ฟ้าหลวง เชียงราย
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Chiang Rai International Airport.jpg
Airport type Public
Operator Airports of Thailand PCL (AOT)
Location 404 Mu 10 Tumbon Ban Du, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai, Thailand
Elevation AMSL 390 m / 1,280 ft
Coordinates 19°57′08″N 99°52′58″E / 19.95222°N 99.88278°E / 19.95222; 99.88278
CEI is located in Thailand
Location of airport in Thailand
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 1,745,568 Increase26.58%
Aircraft Movements 13,402 Increase22.00%
Freight (tonnes) 5,273 Increase46.07%

Mae Fah Luang–Chiang Rai International Airport (Thai: ท่าอากาศยานแม่ฟ้าหลวง เชียงราย) (old name: Chiang Rai International Airport (Thai: ท่าอากาศยานเชียงราย)) (IATA: CEIICAO: VTCT) is in the city of Chiang Rai in northern Thailand.[1] The airport is about 10 km from city centre. Since 1998 it has been managed by the Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited (AOT). In 2013 the airport handled over 1,000,000 passengers and 7,000 passenger flights.[2] The airport has international flight facilities, but only serves three international routes to Hong Kong International Airport , Kunming Changshui International Airport and Haikou Meilan International airport.This is a 100% increase in international flights in the last 12 months.In 2014,Airports of Thailand said that they would expand Chiang Rai airport.The plans include to build an additional taxiway,more shops,and maybe extend the runaway.This should be completed in 2030.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations Terminal
Bangkok Airways Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi Domestic
Beijing Capital Airlines Haikou [3] International
China Eastern Airlines Kunming International
HK Express Hong Kong International
Kan Air Chiang Mai Domestic
Nok Air Bangkok-Don Mueang Domestic
Thai AirAsia Bangkok–Don Mueang, Hat Yai Domestic
Thai Lion Air Bangkok–Don Mueang Domestic
Thai Smile Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi Domestic
Thai Vietjet Air Phuket Domestic

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Chiang Rai Airport". Google Maps. Retrieved 2015-01-23. 
  2. ^ "2013 (Statistic Report 2013)". Airports of Thailand PLC (AOT). Retrieved 2015-01-23. 
  3. ^ "Capital Airlines adds Haikou - Thailand routes in March 2017". routesonline. Retrieved 27 March 2017. 

External links[edit]

Chiang Rai travel guide from Wikivoyage