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Samui Airport

Samui Airport
Samui International Airport Departure Terminal
Airport information
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 Location of airport in Thailand
Airport typePublic
OperatorBangkok Airways
LocationNa Thon, Ko Samui
Elevation20 m (64 ft)
Statistics2009
Flights17707
Departing Passengers691283
Arriving Passengers673851
Total Passengers1365439

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Samui International Airport , also known as Ko Samui Airport or Koh Samui Airport, is a privately owned airport on the island of Ko Samui (Koh Samui) in Thailand. The airport is located roughly 2 km north of the main village Chaweng.

Samui Airport is an unusual airport because there is no indoor area, except the gift shop. Notwithstanding it is the country's fifth busiest airport handling more than a million passengers yearly. The airport has 2 terminals (Domestic & International). The International terminal is located about 50 metres north of the domestic. The airport is located near the Big Buddha Pier where ferries to Ko Pha Ngan depart from. High speed ferries to Koh Tao and Chumphon depart from the Maenam beach pier, located approx 6 km North west of the airport. It was built by Bangkok Airways. Construction began in 1982 and was officially opened in April 1989.


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