Chiang Rai International Airport
Mae Fah Luang - Chiang Rai International Airport (Thai: ท่าอากาศยานแม่ฟ้าหลวง เชียงราย; pronunciation (help·info) ) (old name: Chiang Rai International Airport (Thai: ท่าอากาศยานเชียงราย) (IATA: CEI, ICAO: VTCT) is in the city of Chiang Rai in northern Thailand. The airport is about 8 km from the city center. Since 1998 it has been managed by the Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited (AOT). In 2013 the airport handled over 1,000,000 passengers and 7,000 passenger flights. The airport has international flight facilities and serves three international routes to Hong Kong International Airport, Kunming Changshui International Airport, and Haikou Meilan International Airport.
Mae Fah Luang-Chiang Rai Airport
|Operator||Airports of Thailand PCL (AOT)|
|Location||404 Mu 10 Ban Du, Mueang Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai, Thailand|
|Elevation AMSL||390 m / 1,280 ft|
In 2014, Airports of Thailand said that they would expand Chiang Rai airport. The plans include building an additional taxiway and more shops, and possibly extending the runway. This should be completed in 2030.
Airlines and destinationsEdit
|China Eastern Airlines||Kunming|
|Donghai Airlines||Seasonal: Chongqing|
|Nok Air||Bangkok–Don Mueang|
|Thai AirAsia||Bangkok–Don Mueang, Hangzhou (begins 1 December 2019), Hat Yai, Phuket|
|Thai Lion Air||Bangkok–Don Mueang, Changsha|
|Thai Vietjet Air||Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Phuket|
- Old Chiang Rai Airport (no longer operational)
- "Chiang Rai Airport". Google Maps. Retrieved 2015-01-23.
- "2013 (Statistic Report 2013)". Airports of Thailand PLC (AOT). Archived from the original on 2014-12-07. Retrieved 2015-01-23.