BANGKOK — The newly renovated domestic terminal at Don Mueang Airport opened today.
After 8 years of renovation, Passenger Terminal 2 opened at 3am this morning, Dec. 24, to ease passenger congestion caused by low-cost carriers. Terminal 1 is still used for international flights and will be renovated in the future as well.
Check-in counter rows 9-10 are for passengers of Thai AirAsia, row 11 is for R Airlines, Orient Thai and Thai Lion Air, row 12 is for Thai Lion Air and THAI Smile and rows 14-15 are for Nok Air.
Don Mueang currently accommodates 80,000 to 110,000 passengers daily. The added terminal will increase its capacity from 18.5 to 30 million passengers annually.
Recently, the airport introduced a 33-seat Airport LimoBus Express on Nov.27 with free Wi-Fi on board to take travelers into the heart of the city. The bus leaves from airport Gate 5 every 30 minutes and has two routes, Ploenchit – Lumpini Park and Khao San Road. Tickets are 150 baht.
Those who want to reach the skytrain, can take the A1 air-conditioned bus to BTS Mo Chit. The bus leaves every 15 minutes for 30 baht.
For more information, passengers can call 1722 for 24-hour information.