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Phuket Airport Runway 09 closed for repairs

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Nok Air Boeing 737-800 in Phuket.

Nok Air Boeing 737-800 at Phuket International Airport. Photo: Jakkrit Prasertwit.

Runway 09 at the Phuket International Airport was closed today, February 26, and will be closed again tomorrow from 2 am – 7am for fixing cracks in the runway surface.

There are small cracks in an are covering 9 square metres while there is another 84 square metres area between the runway and the taxiway that requires repair attention. PIA officials say that the cracks are a result of the increased traffic during the tourism high season and the recent surge during Chinese New Year. They say the runway needs to be closed urgently as a general precaution although they believe that the cracks never were seen as an immediate danger to aircraft operations at the airport.

Full story: Phuket Gazette

Kritsada Mueanhawong
Phuket Gazette

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