Don Muang Airport


The airport was officially opened on March 27, 1914, although the field had been in use earlier. Commercial service to Don Muang began in 1924. The first commercial flight was an arrival by KLM.

On September 28, 2006 the airport was replaced by Suvarnabhumi Airport as the main Bangkok international airport. Don Muang airport re-opened on March 25th, 2007 for some domestic flights.

Airport Code
Don Muang IATA airport code is DMK and ICAO code is VTBD

Located at longitude 100° 36′ 30″ and latitude 13° 54′ 52″, 9 feet above sea level, Bangkok International Airport is 24 kms north from Bangkok.

Two runways
Runway 21 R/03L – 3,700 meters long, 60 meters wide (12,139 feet/197 feet)
Runway 21 L/03R – 3,500 meters long, 45 meters wide (11,461 feet/147 feet)

Capacity: 60 flights per hour

Characteristics: asphaltic concrete

Runway 21R/03L = PCN.126/F/D/W/T
Runway 21L/03R = PCN.126/F/D/W/T

Taxiway: 23
Aircraft parking stands: 95.
33 parking stands with contact gates divided into 25 parking stands at international passenger terminal, 8 parking stands at domestic passenger terminal and 62 remote parking bays.

Don Muang Airport Transportation


Taxi Stand: Located in front of the Arrival Halls International & Domestic Passenger Terminals
Fare: Based on meter plus 50 baht airport surcharge

The taxi fare rate within Bangkok and Greater Bangkok is charged by the meter plus a 50 baht airport surcharge. In addition, if taking the tollway, passengers are required to pay the tollway fee.

The taxi fare rate outside Greater Bangkok and other provinces is fixed by BIA without the 50 Baht surcharge for the driver. Passengers should keep part 4 of the taxi ticket as evidence for any service complaint they may have


Transport to/from Don Mueang Airport  to  the  our Hotel

To  Sawasdee Hotel  Khaosan Road old  town  district  :  Distant approximately 27 KM   and  Taxi  fair 400-500 THB .

To  Sawasdee Hotel  Sukhumvit  Raod : Distant  approximately 30 KM  and  the Taxi  fair  450-600 THB

To  Woraburi Sukhumvit Hotel :  Distant  approximately  24 KM  and Taxi  fair  400-500 THB .




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