As Chiang Mai is becoming popular among tourists, the traffic at the local airport increases significantly. Chiang Mai International Airport receives over 130 flights a week, connecting the resort with the rest of the provinces of Thailand and its neighboring countries. However, due to professional work of airport staff there are never crowds of tourists, and the infrastructure ensures a comfortable stay of passengers in the territory of the terminals. In our article we will tell you about the main facilities of the airport and how to get to Chiang Mai.
Chiang Mai Airport is the largest in northern Thailand and the third busiest airport in the whole country. It serves both civilian and military aircraft. It is situated three kilometers from the Old City and has excellent transport links to Chiang Mai. All aircrafts take off and land from one runway, its length is 3100 meters.
There is only one building with two terminals. On the first floor there are registration desks and an arrival area. There are also exchange offices and ATMs, luggage storage, desks with taxi and car rental, an information desk, shops, travel agencies. The second floor is fully occupied by the departure halls. In front of the terminal building there is a large car parking, which costs 10 baht / hour.
The airport receives both domestic flights and international flights. Most flights are provided by Thai Airways and in high season their number increases.From here you can fly to Phuket, Samui, Bangkok and other cities of Thailand. Among international destinations the most popular are Malaysia, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Laos.
Choosing an airline to fly to Chiang Mai you can consider the following airlines: Air Asia, Air Bagan, Business Air, China Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Dragonair and others.
As the airport is located just a few kilometers from the resort, there will be no problems with getting to your hotel. The best way is to get a taxi. You can order a car at our website or at the airport. At the airport taxi has a fixed rate of 150 baht regardless of the hotel. Ordering a car online, you can choose the type of car and additional services, for example a child seat.
Chiang Mai International Airport is one of the best airports in Thailand due to its favorable location and good service. So be sure that your trip to Chiang Mai will bring only positive emotions!