Home » Airport » Currently Reading:

Airports of Thailand open new domestic terminal at Don Mueang International Airport in December 2015

December 29, 2015 Airport No Comments Print Print Email Email

The Airports of Thailand (AOT) open Terminal 2 at the Don Mueang International Airport for domestic flights on 24 December, 2015.

unnamed (2)

The facility has a capacity to handle 11.5 million passengers per year, and is equipped with six rows of check-in counters, totalling 70 counters, including 10 counters for passengers with disabilities.

Terminal2 02 Terminal2 06

Images from AOT

The 24-December soft launch date follows the successful implementation of a three-day thorough trial operation which simulated real check-in conditions, luggage loading, immigration, and boarding of passengers. Public transport, including taxis and airport express buses, are available.

In order to ensure smooth experience for passengers, AOT is currently fine-tuning the final details of some other areas; such as, washrooms, restaurants, and shops.

The new domestic terminal is set for a full opening in February 2016.

Terminal2 04 Terminal2 03

Images from AOT

AOT has ensured that the new terminal as well as current facilities on operations are renovated, maintained and operated in line with the international airport safety and security standards.

Terminal2 01 Terminal2 05

Images from AOT

Don Mueang International Airport currently serves domestic and international flights by low-cost carriers, including Thai Smile, Nok Air, Thai AirAsia, Thai Lion Air, Orient Thai Airlines etc. It is also handling capacity of 28 million passengers per year while the full operation of the second passenger terminal at the Airport will bring the capacity to handle up to 40 million passengers per year.

Comment on this Article:

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

Platinium Partnership


Elite Partnership Sponsors


Premier Partnership Sponsors


Official Media Event Partner


Global Travel media endorses the following travel publication