U-tapao Airport to see a big jump in visitors

Aerial view of U-Tapao International Airport

Aerial view of U-Tapao International Airport. Image: Wikimedia Commons.




U-TAPAO International Airport passenger numbers are expected to double this year and new investment of Bt200 billion to expand the airport’s capacity under the Eastern Economic Corridor Initiative (EEC) is expected to start next year, government authorities say.

Last year, passenger arrivals at the airport were one million, up from 700,000 from the year before, U-Tapao Airport Authority director Rear Admiral Luechai Sri-Eamgool said yesterday. This year the number of arrivals would reach two million.

Full story: The Nation

By WICHIT CHAITRONG
THE NATION

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