U-Tapao-Pattaya International Airport also spelled Utapao and U-Taphao, is a joint civil-military public airport serving Rayong and Pattaya (which is Thailand's most popular beach resort), cities in Thailand. It is approximately 140 km southeast of Bangkok, near Sattahip on the Gulf of Siam. It also serves as the U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield, home of the Royal Thai Navy First Air Wing. U-Tapao is the home of a large Thai Airways maintenance facility, servicing that airline's aircraft as well as those of other customers. It has one runway which is 3,505 ft. long. During 2008 Bangkok protests, U-Tapao-Pattaya International Airport served as the main supplementary international gateway. The runways are built to handle large aircraft, but the terminals are not designed to handle more than few flights a day. Some of the airline services which serve the U-Tapao-Pattaya International Airport are Bangkok Airways, China Airlines, Japan Airlines, Dragonair, etc. Most of the airlines run chartered services at the airport. Some of the destination which the airport connects are Ko Samui, Phuket, Shanghai-Pudong, Hong Kong, Hua Hin, etc.Great savings on Utapao Pattaya International Airport Aerodrome last minute flights on CheapOair.ca.
Utapao Pattaya International Airport Amenities
- U-Tapao-Pattaya International Airport offers a wide range of services at the airport. From restaurants to coffee shop, and from gifts shop to jewelry shop, you have it all at the aiport. Grab a cup of coffee at one of the coffee shops or dine in any one of the restaurants.
- You can also go for Duty free shopping at one of the Duty Free shops.
- The airport also houses a post office and internet cafe.
Utapao Pattaya International Airport Ground Transportation
- The airport runs shuttle services connecting the terminal building to the runway. You can also hire a taxi which are available outside the departure gate. Or you can a rent a car. Various car rental companies offer car rental services at the airport.