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Udon Thani International Airport

An airport located in the Udon Thani Province in northeast Thailand, Udon Thani International Airport serves the city of Udon Thani and neighboring areas. The airport lies about 450 km to the northeast of Bangkok and presently operates domestic flights to Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang) and Chiang Mai, besides international flights to Singapore.

The IATA code of Udon Thani International Airport in Thailand is UTH, while the ICAO code is VTUD. The runway length of Udon Thani International Airport is 10,000 feet and the runway is paved with asphalt. The airport is fitted with IFR facility which enables Flights to Udon Thani to land safely at the airport even during bad weather conditions and in the dark.

Known as Udon Royal Thai Air Force Base during the Vietnam War, the airport served as a front-line base of the United States Air Force besides being the Asian Headquarters of Air America.

Apart from being a commercial airport, Udon Thani International Airport is also a prominent Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) base, the home of Wing 23, 2nd Air Division Air Combat Command.

The major airlines operating Flights to Udon Thani are:

  • Nok Air
  • Thai Airways International
  • Thai AirAsia
  • Tiger Airways

Some fast facts about Udon Thani International Airport in Udon Thani are enlisted below:

  • Every week, 6 flights from Udon Thani take off on small aircrafts.
  • The smallest commercial aircraft that departs from Udon Thani Airport is an ATR with 66 seats.
  • More than 69 domestic flights fly every week from Udon Thani.
  • The largest aircraft that flies out of Udon Thani airport is an AB3 with 247 seats.

Daily Domestic flights from Udon Thani are available to reach almost all major destinations in Thailand.

The airport features regular flights to Singapore apart from connecting flights to many an international destination in the US, North America, Europe, Mexico, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Asia, Australasia, Middle East and Africa.

The Udon Thani International Airport is maintained at par with international standards of airport maintenance and management.
World Travel Guide gives detailed information on Udon Thani International Airport and flights to Thailand.