- Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport
Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport
IATA: NST – ICAO: VTSF Summary Airport type Public Operator Government Serves Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand Elevation AMSL 13 ft / 4 m Coordinates Coordinates: Runways Direction Length Surface m ft 01/19 2,100 6,890 Asphalt Source: DAFIF
Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport (Thai: ท่าอากาศยานนครศรีธรรมราช) (IATA: NST, ICAO: VTSF) is an airport serving Nakhon Si Thammarat, a town in the Nakhon Si Thammarat Province of Thailand. Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport is located in Muang district, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province away from city of Nakhon Si Thammarat 14 Kilometers. Capacity of arrival terminal is 300 people and departure terminal 300 people per hour. Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport has 2 Boeing 737 parking and 2 ATR 72 parking spaces.
Since 1985, before Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport opened, Nakhon Si Thammarat was used temporarily as Cha Eian Airport, Army Region 4 with Thai Airways Company from Surat Thani to Nakhon Si Thammarat by Short 360 aircraft and was the first service at Nakhon Si Thammarat.
July 22, 2008, Department of Civil Aviation (Thailand) suspension of the certificate of One Two Go Operated by Orient Thai Airlines between July 22 to September 15. And then One Two Go Operated by Orient Thai Airlines certified back already. Their service was suspended to Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport.
Today, Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport has Nok Air, Thai Air Asia, Orient Thai Airlines are available, direct route from Bangkok to Nakhon Si Thammarat. Total number of flights averages to about 7 flights per day.
As Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport has many passenger increase. Naknon Si Thammarat Provincial Governor and Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport Director trying Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport to Nakhon Si Thammarat International Airport for promote tourism, economy increase, passenger increase from Nakhon Si Thammarat province and nearest province. Introduce, they are extended runway from 2,100 meters to 2,600 meters.
Airlines and destinations
Airlines Destinations Nok Air Bangkok-Don Mueang Orient Thai Airlines Bangkok-Don Mueang Thai AirAsia Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi
Airport Development Plan
- Add a new terminal
- Improve area, vase, and sculptures.
- Improve system and FINSHING toilet.
- Improve and create work room with car parking for royal.
- Add store, ticket selling room, airport information.
- Move and improve restaurant.
- Install elevator and lift for people with disabilities.
- Add more Prayer room.
- Change belt between arrival and departure.
- Improve style and size of restaurant, meeting room, and new office.
- Current weather for VTSF at NOAA/NWS
- Accident history for NST at Aviation Safety Network
- Airport information for VTSF at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
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