Friday, December 23, 2005

Phuket International Airport

Phuket International AirportPhuket International Airport ranks second in the country in terms of passenger and cargo volume. Thanks to the fascinating tourist attractions including the world famous beaches in Phuket and the nearby provinces coupled with a complete range of tourist services, Phuket International Airport has welcomed millions of passengers each year. Most of whom are tourists coming from countries all over the world.


Phuket International Airport (HKT), gateway to Phuket Island, a paradise of tourists in the southern part of Thailand. HKT is now under supervision of the Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited [ AOT]. Phuket Island and nearby provinces are popular resort areas, Phuket International Airport then enjoys a high level of arriving passengers from all over the world and plays an important role in promoting travel and tourism in the southern region as well as throughout the kingdom. Nowadays, 10 airlines are on service and more than 2,900,000 passengers, 20,000 flights and 12,000 tons of cargo are handled at this airport.


Located at longitude 98 18' 45" and latitude 08 06' 38", 82 feet above sea level, Phuket International Airport is 32 kms. from downtown Phuket. Address: 222 Moo6,Mai Khoo Subdistrict Talang District, Phuket Province 38110, Thailand.

Service Times of Airport

Service time of airport: 24 hours

Information Service

For any enquiries and assistance, simply approach the airport officers at the Airport Information Counter. The central phone numbers: 327230-7, (Long distant code 076)

Retail Shops

More than 10 retail premises offer shopping delights and duty free buys like liquor, cigarettes, perfume and much more.


Limousine - Ticket sold at counters in the arrival hall 1st floor. Car Rental - There are 2 car rental counters, one in the arrival hall at north end and the other at the south end. Car Park - Total area 26,000 m2 - Capacity 443 vehicles

Other Service

Transit and Transfer Service - Transit area situated in the same area of the international departure lounge. Left Luggage - This services is provided on the 1st floor, domestic arrival hall. Baggage Claim - There are 6 baggage conveyors 2 of which are for domestic arrivals while other 2 for international arrivals and the remaining conveyors are for departing passengers. Lost and Found Passengers can trace their belongings at - Counter of Thai Airways International on the 1st floor. - Office of each airline company. For tracking lost belongings contact airport information counter. Smoking Room - Smoking Room is provided in domestic and international departure lounge. Muslim Praying Room - Muslim Praying Room for Muslim passengers/airport users is on the 3rd floor. Meeting Point - Those who come to pick up passengers can make an appoinment with passengers at the meeting points, located in arrival and departure hall. Medical Service - First Aid is in the departure hall. Service hours is between 06.00 a.m. and 12.00 p.m. Hotel Reservation - Hotel Reservation counter can be found in the arrival hall. Facility for the handicapped Provided facilities for the handicapped are as follows :- - Car Park - Lift - Toilet - Telephone Trolley - Complimentary trolleys are available within the terminal. Source from Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited

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