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Hat Yai International Airport

Airport information
 Location of airport in Thailand
Airport typePublic
OperatorAirports of Thailand
LocationHat Yai, Thailand
Elevation27 m (90 ft)

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Hat Yai International Airport is the major southern hub airport in Hat Yai, Thailand. It is under management of Airports of Thailand, PCL. It is also an important gateway for Muslims on their annual pilgrimage to Mecca. Nowadays, more than 800,000 passengers, 9,500 flights and 12,000 tons of cargo are handled at this airport. Located at longitude 100° 23' 55" E and latitude 06° 55' 46" N, 92 feet (28 m) above sea level, the airport is 9 km from downtown Hat Yai, Highway No. 4135 (Sanambin Panij road) links to the airport. Service time of airport: 06.00 a.m. to 24.00 p.m.

During the 2005 Songkhla bombings, a bomb planted at the departure lounge by Pattani separatists exploded on April 3, 2005, killing one passenger and injuring 10.

The runway can handle 30 flights per hour and its durability is rated at PCN 60/F/C/X/T.

There are 7 taxiways, and an apron area of 56,461 m2.

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