1 Access to the airport & Car ParkLocated on the 15th kilometer of Bangna-Trad Road, just 25 kilometers from downtown Bangkok, Suvarnabhumi Airport is easily accessible via a series of 5 highways both directly from Bangkok and its surroundings. The airport has 5 main access routes. Among these the most convenient route is via the Bangkok-Chon Buri Motorway (Highway No.7).
Access roads include::
North Access : an elevated 8-lane road from the new Bangkok-Chonburi Highway.
Northwest Access : a 6-lane road joining Romklao elevated road and Kingkaew Flyover.
South Access : a 4-lane road connecting the Bangna-Trad Highway a Bhoorapavithee Expressway.
Northeast Access : a 4-lane road leading to Onnuj Road.
West Access : a 4-lane road linking Kingkaew Road.
Moreover, an underground mass rapid transit rail station is provided under the Passenger Terminal Building during the upcoming phase.
2 Airport Services & FacilitiesFor passengers' convenience, the new airport offers services and facilities such as the 600-room hotel (Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel) covering initially 120,000 square meters, 2 car parking buildings of 22,550 square meters housing parking areas, vehicle maintenance office, car rental center, service area, washing service and other facilities with a beginning capability of 5,000 cars. In addition, an underground station is planned for public transportation.
3 e-AirportThe new airport offers an online information system for passengers' convenience. Supported by electronics system, the e-Check-in shortcuts the complicated and time-consuming procedure and enhances the security efficiency. For mobile phone's additional service subscribers, reservation can be directly made. After entering the airport, they can gain access to several procedures and information i.e. flight ticket checking, automatic check-in, etc. Moreover, the e-Information system will provide them with SMS and WAP flight information.
To tackle today's terrorist and epidemic threats, the Biometric Technology, applied for safety and security efficiencies, helps make the individual identification an personal data verification more easily than the usual passport control approach. Once the BT system is fully developed and globally implemented, air travel will step into the novel security efficiency.
Included in the e-Navigation is a quick guide for passengers by SMS via moblle phones i.e. airport's facilities, translation service, airport's map and GPS, directional guide in-out of the airport, tourist attractions in international languages, etc.
4 Green AirportWith healthily and environmentally conscious construction, Suvarnabhumi Airport recognizes that a pleasant environment can boost a more enjoyable trip and passengers' satisfaction. Planned are the passenger terminal's interior design and airport's landscape. Furthermore, the treated wastewater from the treatment plant is reusable for watering plants.
Due to the Passenger Terminal's high roof design and passengers' 4-meter vertical occupancy, the radiant floor cooling and re-circulated air cooling systems are installed for energy saving. Moreover, the automated air control adjusts the temperature accordingly to the ever-changing passenger volume to reduce the air-condition workload. The new airport's daily wastewater is treated and reused in the air-conditioning system, irrigation system and environmental quality maintenance, resulting in cost cutting as well as energy conservation.
5 Passenger Terminal ComplexThe PTC has 10 entrance gates accessed by 2 roads which are Inner Curb and Outer Curb. It is combined with the connected 7 concourses which are A, B, C, D, E, F, and G. Concourses A, B are for domestic flights and the others are for international flights. Domestic and International passenger services are handled under the same roof. The Passenger Terminal Complex comprises of:
6 Passenger Terminal FacilitiesSuvarnabhumi Airport is designed with passengers' convenience in mind. At the Departures Level, there are 460 check-in counters and 60 passport control counters whereas at the Arrivals Level, there are 83 passport control counters. The whole procedure takes under 45 minutes. The baggage handling facility has a capacity over 9,000 bags and hour.
Scattered everywhere are flight information displays, including audio announcement at intervals, to prevent passengers' boarding failure.
Wherever possible, signage with internationally accepted icons is used as an aid to easy navigation while information and help desks are located throughout the airport. Provided is the Prayer Room in compliance with the international airport's standard.
The new airport offers a variety of facilities, including different outlets in the Departures/transit lounges such as reasonable Thai food shops, Duty Free shops, Children's Play Zone, internet café, pay internet booth, roomy waiting lounges and VIP lounge, etc. for passengers' ultimate convenience.
7 Passenger ServicesThe Domestic and International Terminals are clearly separated.
- Domestic Departures : Passengers use the front entrance on the Terminal's Level 4, pass the check-in procedure and head for the domestic corridor to Concourse Building.
- Domestic Arrivals : Passengers enter the Terminal's Level 2, complete the immigration formalities, baggage claim and custom clearance and head for car parks. In case of connecting international flights, they go up to level 4 instead.
- International Departures : Passengers use the front entrance on the Terminal's Level 4, pass the check-in procedure and head for the connected international corridor on the same level.
- International Arrivals : Passengers enter the Terminal's Level 2, complete the immigration formalities, baggage claim and custom clearance and go to car parks. In case of connection domestic flights they go up level 4 and head for the domestic corridor.
8 PotentialsThe new airport has an initial capacity of 45 million annual passengers, 76 flights an hour and over 3 million tons of cargo. 2 runways with a distance width of 2,200 meters, each 3,700 meters and 4,000 meters long, able to accommodate A380. Also included are 51 aircraft stands with aerobridge gates of which 4 are designed to handle the super jumbo Airbus A380 and 69 remote parking bays and 2 car parking buildings connected to the passenger terminal to serve over 5,000 cars. A gross 563,000-square-meter area is set for an assortment of 24/7 Duty Free shops. The completed project will feature 4 runways totally, resulting in an ultimate capacity of 100 million annual passengers, 112 flights an hour and 6.4 million tons of cargo.
9 Security & SafetyFocusing on public security and safety, top priority of the airport's service, Suvarnabhumi Airport is full equipped with facilities and protection measures as follows:
Terrorist Attack Prevention - The efficient detection system is installed for screening and prompt intervention in case of hijacking, explosives and firearms carrying, and other forms of terrorism.
Fire Safety Provisions - On duty 24/7 are the fire safety team with modern equipment commensurate with the operation of the building.
Life Safety - Available are standard medical services for outpatients and emergency cases. The airport's design also takes into account the special needs of the disabled, the elderly and passengers with small children. Provision is made to accommodate people with walking difficulties, the wheelchair bound, the blind and the deaf. There are level access, ramps, lifts, accessible toilets and moving walkways. Signage is prominent and internationally accepted icons are used wherever possible as an aid to clear communication.
1 Airport Shuttle BusShuttle bus within Airport 24-hour Service. There are 2 lines of service within Suvarnabhumi Airport namely Express Route Line and Local Line :
- Public Transport Center
- Passenger Terminal on the 4th Floor, gates 5
- Passenger Terminal on the 2nd Floor, gates 5
|Line A - Service can be utilized at the platform of
Passenger Terminal on the 1st Floor, gates 3 and 8
||Line C - Service can be utilized at the platform of Departure Hall on
the 4th Floor, Gate 5 and at the platform of Arrival Hall on the 2nd Floor, Gate 5
|Line B - Service can be utilized at the platform of Arrival Hall
on the 2nd Floor, gate 5 (Exterior)
3 Public Bus11 Bus routes operated by BMTA serve the airport's dedicated bus terminal. There are also direct long-distance services to Pattaya, Talad Rong Kluea and Nong Khai
"Suvarnabhumi Airport - Minburi: (24 hours)"
Lardkrabang Police Station – Romklaw Rd. – Kasenbundit Uni.- Sereethai Rd.-Bangkapi
"Suvarnabhumi – Happy Land: (24 hours) On-nutch Rd. – Khet Prawes – On-nutch Intersection – Bangapi Intersection – Happy Land
"Suvarnabhumi Airport – Victory Monument: (24 hours)"
Motorway – Ksembundit Uni. – Klongton Pol.Station - Department of Public Works and Tow & Country Planning – MCOT - Dindaeng – Victory Monument
"Suvarnabhumi Airport – Klongtoey: (05.00 – 23.00 hours)"
Bangna Trad Rd. –Chularat Hospt. – Ramkamhaeng 2 – Central Bnagna – Udomsuk – BTS Station (On-nutch) – Ekkamai – Asoke – QSNCC – Lotus – Klongtoey
"Suvarnabhumi Airport – Samuthprakarn: (24 hours)"
Bangna Trad Rd. –Chularat 1Hospt. – Ramkamhaeng 2 - Central Bnagna – Samrong – Samuthprakarn – Praeksa Garage
"Suvarnabhumi Airport – Samuthprakarn: (05.00 – 22.45 hours)"
Kingkaew Rd. – Wat Salud (Bangna-Trad) – Ramkhamhaeng 2 – Srinakarin Rd. – Theparak intersection – Crocodile Farm – Samutprakarn (Pak Nam)
"Suvarnabhumi Airport – Rangsit: (24 hours)"
Ram Inthra Rd. – Laksi – Vibhavadee Rangsit Rd. – Donmuang – Rnasit
"Suvarnabhumi Airport – Rangsit: (Rama 9 Expressway) (06.00 – 02.00 hours)"
Dindaeng – Suthisarn – Vibhavadee Rangsit – Kaset Uni – Laksi – Donmuang –Rangsit
"Suvarnabhumi Airport – Central Rama 2 : (Expressway) (5.00 – 23.00 hours)"
Bangna Trad Rd. – Daokanong – Wat Son - Suksawas Rd. Ram 2 Rd. – Cetral Rama 2 - Samaedam
"Suvarnabhumi Airport – Rangsit : (Expressway) (05.00 – 23.00 hours)"
Sereethai Rd. – Siam Park – Noparat Hospital – Fashoin Island – Expressway (Ring Road) – Lamlukka – Dream World – Klong 4, 3, 2, 1 – Suchat Market
No.390 - Suvarnabhumi Airport - Talad Rong Kluea
No.390 - Suvarnabhumi Airport - Nong Khai
4 Public TaxiPublic taxis can be found on 1st floor (Arrivals). See Map
- Contact Taxi counter, Level 1 - Ground Level, near entrances 3,4, 7 and 8.
- Pick up area: taxi stand Level 1 - Ground Level
- Taxi fare: metered taxi fare plus 50 Baht airport surcharge, and expressway fees.
- Passenger drop off at Departures (level 4 - outer curb)