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10 December 2014 :: 10:12:11 am 95107

U-Tapao Airport To Be Upgraded To International Level

U-Tapao airport has seen a continuous growth rate over the past few years and it has been discussed by executives that it could be upgraded to an international level.
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RAYONG – December 9, 2014 [Pattaya Daily News]; Adm. Pichan Dhiranetra (Chairman of Executive Committee of U-Taphao airport and Commander-in-Chief, RTF Royal Thai Fleet) together with RAdm. Radm.Vasinsan Chantavarin (Director of U-Tapao airport and Naval Air Division Royal Thai Fleet) had welcomed Mrs. Soithip Traisuth (Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Transport) and a group of officers joined a meeting at U-Tapao airport Tambon Pla, Amphur Ban Chang, Rayong province.

 

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Radm.Vasinsan Chantavarin revealed that presently U-Tapao airport gets its main revenue from service fees of aircrafts’ take-offs, landings, parking and passengers’. The airport has been contacted from many international airports in various countries that are interested in using U-Tapao airport such as airlines from Taiwan. Moreover the main target was tourists from Russian and the CIS group which has begun the process of flights to Thailand. In the near future there will be a marketing plan to promote tourism in the eastern parts and it’s expected that U-Tapao will be the main airport used by tourists visiting Pattaya city.

 

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Reporter : Nattaphummint   Photo : Nattaphummint   Category : Community News

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