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Travelers who are researching cheap flights to Thailand can find many tickets to the Suvarnabhumi Airport or the Phuket International Airport. The Suvarnabhumi Airport is also known as the (New) Bangkok International Airport, as it replaced the (Old) Bangkok International Airport, which was officially called the Don Muang International Airport. The Suvarnabhumi Airport opened in 2006, and is located in Racha Thewa of the Samut Prakan Province, which is east of downtown Bangkok. There is one terminal with 51 air bridges.

The Phuket International Airport serves Phuket Island, a major beach destination. It is located north of this island, and has a Domestic and International terminal.

Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) Information

The Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) has the tallest control tower in the world, as well as the third largest terminal building. Amenities include information centers, left baggage services, internet services, currency exchange, ATMs, banking services, sleeping rooms, a Muslim prayer room, smoking areas, salons, business rooms, restaurants, shops, duty-free shopping, lounges, spas, tour service, a medical clinic and lost and found.

Airlines That Fly Into Bangkok

The Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) is the busiest Thai airport, as the fifth busiest Asian airport. It has air traffic to and from all over the world, being a huge international gateway. It is a hub for Thai Airways International, Bangkok Airways, Orient Thai Airlines and Thai AirAsia. Some other airlines at this airport include Air Berlin, Air France, Cathay Pacific Airlines and Vietnam Airlines.

Phuket International Airport (HKT) Information

The Phuket International Airport (HKT)  has some expansion plans in the works. It has several amenities, including shops, a restaurant, cafes, bars, duty-free shopping, currency exchange, postal service, banking facilities and handicap facilities.

Airlines That Fly Into Phuket

The Phuket International Airport (HKT) is the second busiest Thai airport in terms of passengers. It has traffic to and from many international destinations. It is a hub for Thai AirAsia. Some other airlines that service this airport include Bangkok Airways, Transaero Airlines and TUIfly Nordic.