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 thaiso.com | bangkok | travel and transport | in and out | don muang bangkok international airport
Don Muang train station is near the airport and can be reached direct from one of the air conditioned airport walkways; from here you can travel by train to the main Hualampong train station in Bangkok and further connect to the metro train to access more areas of the city.
The international terminals are built next to each other whilst the domestic terminal is a short distance away and is connected to the international terminals by an air conditioned walkway; a free shuttle bus service runs between the terminals.
Suvarnabhumi International Airport is located 30 kilometres East of Bangkok in the Samut Prakan province and is expected to be ready for passenger traffic in 2006 though that is not confirmed as yet.
www.thaiso.com /bangkok/travel-transport/international-airport.htm   (984 words)

  
 Bangkok International Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bangkok International Airport is an important hub of Asia and the hub of Thai Airways International.
Bangkok International Airport's intended successor, Suvarnabhumi Airport, has been under construction since 2002 and is currently expected to open in 2006.
The present airport's fate has not been officially decided yet: while it seems certain that all international traffic and Thai's domestic operations will be moved to Suvarnabhumi, BIA may continue to serve low-cost carrier as well as charter flights.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Don_Muang_International_Airport   (576 words)

  
 Don Muang - Bangkok Airport -
Bangkok's Don Muang international airport (pronounced as dawn meu-ang, Thai for 'town on the highland') is about 25km north of central Bangkok.
Don Muang has grown rapidly since being built in the 1920's and now handles 25 million passengers a year, which is way more than originally planned for.
As a consequence, a new airport is under construction to the east of Bangkok in Samut Prakan province.
www.into-asia.com /bangkok/airport   (913 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Kuala Lumpur International Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Kuala Lumpur International Airport (abbreviated as KLIA) is Malaysia's main international airport and is situated in Sepang district, in the south of the state of Selangor, about 50 km outside the capital city, Kuala Lumpur.
However, Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok is aiming for a height of 433 feet.
The airport is the main hub to Malaysia Airlines and Air Asia, and half of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore air connection operated by both Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Kuala-Lumpur-International-Airport   (2226 words)

  
 TRAVEL TIPS -- Getting Around Bangkok's Don Muang Airport
The airport is so well equipped, in fact, that when I stayed with friends who lived near the terminal complex, we tended to use it as a sort of glorified shopping mall.
Don Muang train station lies across the highway from the airport and I found it a cheap way to avoid Bangkok's endemic traffic jams.
Should you be stuck at the airport with a few hours to kill, cross the pedestrian walkway over the highway into the town of Don Muang.
www.fabuloustravel.com /tips/airports/bangkokairport.html   (1009 words)

  
 Travel guide / Thailand / travelling to and within Thailand / air transportation
Tickets are sold at the Thai Airway’s limousine counter in the arrival hall of the international terminal, at the Thai counter in the arrival hall of the domestic terminal and on platform 12 of Hua Lamphong station.
The Don Muang railway station and the airport terminals are just a few hundred meters apart and there is a foot bridge crossing the highway.
To go to the Don Muang Airport by train is a valuable option especially during night hours when there are no buses and one would otherwise have to take a taxi.
www.cockatoo.com /english/thailand/thailand_travel_air.htm   (1030 words)

  
 THE COMFORTS - Thailand
A second international airport is currently under construction in the south of Bangkok and is due to open in 2003.
Don Muang railway station is 500 metres across the road from the airport and provides services to Bangkok where connections can be made to all parts of the country.
Airport Buses (AB), from the airport to the city and back, operate from 0430 hrs to 0030 hrs, at approximately 15-minute intervals (depending on traffic).
www.thecomforts.com /thailand_entering.htm   (638 words)

  
 Bangkok International Airport guide, Bangkok, Thailand
The international terminals are built side by side with the domestic terminal nearby, connected by an air-conditioned walkway and a free shuttle bus.
Don Muang train station is a short distance away and is accessible via an overhead walkway.
Don Muang provides excellent car parking space for both short term and long -term parking and it is fairly inexpensive.
www.121airports.com /bangkokinternationalairport.htm   (668 words)

  
 Bangkok international airport - Bangkok TravelPuppy
Bangkok International Airport, located 25km (15miles) north of the city centre, is operated by the Airports Authority of Thailand.
A second international airport – Suvarnabhumi Airport – is currently under construction at Nong Ngu Hao, to the southeast of Bangkok, which will be in operation by 2005.
Thai International (tel: (02) 513 0121) is the national airline and Bangkok Airways (tel: (02) 265 5555) and Angel Airlines (tel: (02) 937 8908) operate domestic flights and a small number of international routes in the region.
travelpuppy.com /thailand/bangkok/international-airport.htm   (416 words)

  
 Bangkok Airport; Thailand Airport Arrival at Don Muang Airport. Hotels near Bangkok International Airport.
Bangkok Airport; Thailand Airport Arrival at Don Muang Airport.
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Don Muang also has ATM machines where many western credit cards can draw funds.
guidetothailand.com /thailand-travel-information/airport_arrival.htm   (1155 words)

  
 Travel Channel :: Bangkok   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bangkok's Don Muang International Airport (BIA) (171 Vibhavadi Rangsit Rd., 25 km (15 mi) north of the city center, PHONE: 02/535-2081, www.airportthai.or.th) is the major gateway to Thailand.
A new international airport, southeast of the city, is scheduled to open in 2004.
Don Muang is 25 km (15 mi) from the city center.
travel.discovery.com /destinations/fodors/bangkok/tips_20026_1.html   (876 words)

  
 Don Muang Airport (BKK)
Don Muang International is located 15 miles (22 km) from the center of Bangkok.
There are no meters in Thai taxis traveling between the airport and Bangkok, so be sure to agree on a fare before you depart--it should be around 180 to 250 Thai baht ($7.50-$10).
You can catch a shuttle bus to the airport train station, a short ride across the main highway from Don Muang International.
www.sky-guides.com /don_muang_airport.html   (302 words)

  
 CNN.com - Thai PM wants airport parliament - Mar. 13, 2003
The airport, currently creaking at the seams under the burden of far more passengers than it was designed to accommodate, is due to be replaced by a new international airport to the north of the city in 2005.
On top of that the Thai Airport's Authority has said that Don Muang should be kept as a functioning aviation gateway because even the new airport may be at capacity within just a few years.
"Don Muang airport and its passenger terminals, built at the cost of tens of billions of baht will have no function after Suvarnabhumi airport opens," the Post quoted him as saying.
www.cnn.com /2003/WORLD/asiapcf/southeast/03/13/thai.parliament   (472 words)

  
 Don Muang - Bangkok's International and Domestic Airport - Thailand
Bangkok Airport is split into three major terminals, two International (1 and 2) and the domestic terminal.
Don Muang as it is called, may not be the most sophisticated airport in the world but it works, and is well spread out with handy electronic walk ways, throughout the airport.
The lounges at Don Muang are generally very good, yet basic, with a lot of airlines having just finished their lounge renovations, most lounges at this airport are non smoking.
www.asiatraveltips.com /BangkokAirportDonMuang.shtml   (999 words)

  
 Travel Thailand - Transportation to and in Thailand
Further international flights, mostly from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Hong Kong, land on a less regular basis at the southern airports of Phuket and Hat Yai and Chiang Mai in northern Thailand.
Regular Buses from Don Muang Airport to town are buses numbers 29, 59, 95 and air-conditioned buses numbers 4, 10, 13 and 29 Passenger Service Charge (Airport Tax) A passenger service charge, to be paid at the airport check-in counter, is required of all international and domestic passengers passing through Bangkok International Airport.
International passengers 200 Baht per person Domestic passengers 30 Baht per person Please note that foreign passengers whose passports have been stamped upon arrival are considered to have entered the Kingdom of Thailand.
www.travelthailand.net /transport.htm   (1028 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Bangkok
The Don Muang International Airport, located north of the city, is one of the busiest in Southeast Asia.
In 2001 construction began on a new, larger-capacity international airport about 30 km (about 20 mi) east of Bangkok.
When completed, the new Suvarnabhumi International Airport will relegate the Don Muang airport to domestic flights only.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761567953/Bangkok.html   (1339 words)

  
 Bangkok International Airport Arrival; Don Muang Airport Arrival
Don Muang has ATM machines that will accept many western credit cards and can usually dispense Bt 20,000.
Bus An airport bus operates on a regular schedule from Bangkok's Don Muang Airport to downtown, with stops at popular areas.
Expect an airport fee of Bt 50 to be added to the fare showing on the meter.
www.guidetothailand.com /bangkok-thailand/bangkok_airport.htm   (835 words)

  
 Koh-Chang.com - Travel To Thailand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Most visitors arrive through Bangkok's Don Muang International Airport which is connected by daily flights to Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.
By Air: Bangkok's new Don Muang Airport international terminal, adjacent to what is now the domestic terminal, has relieved congestion and handles international passengers with modern efficiency.
A word of caution: The airport has more than its share of hustlers out to make a quick baht, who often wear uniforms and tags that make them seem official.
www.koh-chang.com /about4.htm   (611 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Thailand - Civil Aviation | Thai Information Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The principal international airport was Don Muang outside Bangkok.
The airport had long been Southeast Asia's main air traffic center for flights between Asia and Europe (although at the beginning of the 1980s it was experiencing strong competition from Singapore).
A two-year expansion program for Don Muang was then initiated, and a new state enterprise, the Airport Authority of Thailand (AAT), was legislated and took over administration of the airport in July 1979.
reference.allrefer.com /country-guide-study/thailand/thailand111.html   (527 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Korean Air Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
International flights to Hong Kong and China were flown with Boeing 707s until the airline was privatized.
In August 1983, Soviet fighter planes shot down Korean Air Flight KAL-007, a Boeing 747, which was on a John F. Kennedy International Airport-Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport-Kimpo International Airport flight, on the Anchorage to Kimpo segment.
On 29 November 1987, Korean Air Flight 858, which was travelling on an Abu Dhabi International Airport, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Don Muang International Airport, Bangkok, Thailand-Kimpo Airport, Kimpo, South Korea route was bombed over the Andaman Sea, killing everyone on board.
www.ipedia.com /korean_air.html   (344 words)

  
 The Internet in South East Asia - Information Note
Airport Limousine Service: The Don Muang International Airport has a limousine service to various destinations in the city.
Major international credit cards such as American Express, Diner Club, Master Card and VISA as well as traveller's Cheques are accepted in most shops, restaurants and hotels.
An Airport Tax of Baht 500 is to be paid at the time of departure.
www.itu.int /asean2001/info_note.html   (595 words)

  
 Bangkok International Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The statistics collected by the Airports Council International or ACI, has shown that among the world's 30 largest airports in 1983, Bangkok International Airport (BIA) was ranked the 51st with its 5.68 mil.
Among the world's 50 largest airports, volume of cargo handling at BIA in 1991 was 403,087 tons being the 23rd of the world.
Then in 1998 the volume of cargo increased to 719,324 tons which resulted BIA to become the 24th of the world.
www.airportthai.co.th /airportnew/bia/html   (153 words)

  
 Station Information - Don Muang Airport
Don Muang International Airport (also Don Mueang) is an airport in Bangkok, Thailand.
It is an important hub for Thai Airways International, and has the IATA airport code BKK.
When completed in 2005, Suvarbabhumi will take over all of Don Muang Airport's International Flights.
www.stationinformation.com /encyclopedia/d/do/don_muang_airport.html   (135 words)

  
 Lastupdate Travel Airport Information - Thailand: Bangkok - Don Muang International Airport (BKK)
There are no meters in Thai taxis traveling between the airport and Bangkok, so be sure to agree on a fare before you depart—it should be around 180 to 250 Thai baht ($7.50-$10).
The fare for an airport bus can't be beat; it's around 70 Thai baht ($2).
Major rental car companies have counters both at the airport and in the city, but if you are traveling only within the city of Bangkok, a car is not recommended.
www.lastupdate.info /airport-information/Thailand_Bangkok_018659.html   (399 words)

  
 Don Muang Bangkok International Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bangkok's International Airport name is Don Muang (or Don Mueang).
Bangkok International Airport is located 25 kilometres north of the city of Bangkok on Vibhavadi Rangsit Road.
The domestic airport is quite small, so you will have no problem to find your check-in counter.
www.pattaya-at-night.com /airport   (752 words)

  
 Thailand Airports
Airports - Thailand - Airports Authority of Thailand Airports - Thailand - Bangkok International Airport (BAI...
Bangkok International (BKK) (Don Muang) is 22km (14 miles) north of the city (travel time 40-60 minutes).
Airports, Heliports, WX stations in Thailand Sorted by N to...
www.handii.com /splash/thailand_airports.htm   (1677 words)

  
 Bangkok International Airport - BKK Airport Guide
Bangkok International Airport (BKK) serves a constant flow of business travellers, holidaymakers and backpackers and is one of the top 30 world airports, with over 25 million passengers a year.
A second Bangkok international airport, Suvarnabhumi Airport, is set to receive passenger traffic from 2006.
Suvarnabhumi Airport is approximately 25 kilometres (16 miles) from downtown Bangkok in the Bang Phli district.
www.bangkok-bkk.com   (231 words)

  
 Booking hotels in railay thailand hotel.
A first class hotel with 550 rooms and suites, the Asia Airport Hotel is ideally located just 3 kilometers from Don Muang International Airport.
They are located on the 10th floor with panoramic views of a golf-course, airport and Rangsit city area.
The Asia Airport Hotel is ideally located just 3 kilometers from Don Muang International Airport, on the Zeer Rangsit shopping canter which provides a variety of dining, shopping and entertainment.
www.railay.com /railay/accommodation/asia_airport.shtml   (512 words)

  
 Airports International April 01, 2003 Articles @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Airports International April 01, 2003 Articles @ HighBeam Research
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static.highbeam.com /a/airportsinternational/april012003   (193 words)

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