BURIRAM, 21 August 2017 (NNT) - Buriram province is set to expand its airport to accommodate the increasing number of tourist arrivals.
Buriram has grown more popular among Thai and foreign tourists due to its beautiful historical sites and sports activities. There will be 4 new aircraft parking stands under the expansion plan which will enable the airport to accommodate 6 180-seat airplanes.
An additional taxiway will be paved while the passenger terminal building will be enlarged to accommodate more passengers.
According to Buriram Airport Director Sommai Chaiyanij, there are currently 6 flights from 2 airlines operating daily between Don Mueang International Airport and Buriram Airport. More than 200,000 passengers visited Buriram airport last year. Once the development is completed, the airport will be able to accommodate 12 flights per day.