Don Mueang Airport ready to open for service on October 1


BANGKOK, 18 August 2012 – The Transport Ministry has affirmed that the Don Mueang Airport will be ready for full commercial operation again at the beginning of October, as planned. 

Transport Minister Charupong Ruangsuwan said on Friday that 14 airlines and aviation-related agencies, including Airports of Thailand PLC (AOT), Aeronautical Radio of Thailand Ltd,

the Immigration Bureau, and the Customs Department, are ready to move or expand their operations to Don Mueang Airport on October 1st, as planned.

Deputy Transport Minister Chatchart Sithipan added that the latest meetings of all concerned parties found there were as many as 98 issues to resolve.

He said that, until Don Mueang Airport is officially reopened, the AOT is responsible for the follow-up of all progresses in solving every problem.