About Airport

General Conditions
 
 
Mae Fah Luang-Chiang Rai Airport is located at 404, Moo 10, Baan Doo Sub-district, Muang Chiang Rai District, Chiang Rai Province. It is 2.6 kilometers east from Phaholyothin Road and about 8 kilometers from Chiang Rai City Center. Mae Fah Luang-Chiang Rai Airport was officially opened on August 5, 1992 under the Department of Commercial Aviation, Ministry of Transport. Afterward, the Department of Commercial Aviation transferred Mae Fah Luang-Chiang Rai Airport to be under administration of "Airports Authority of Thailand” on October 2, 1998. "Airports Authority of Thailand” became a public company limited named "Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited,” in accordance with the government’s policy from September 30, 2002 until the present.

At present, Mae Fah Luang-Chiang Rai Airport has 4 airline companies in operation. This airport serves more than 700,000 passengers per year. There are 18 flights (round trip) per day. The cargo building has the capacity to handle more than 5,000 tons of cargoes per year. The passenger building is 22,960 square meters and can serve 1,240 passengers during rush hours.
 
Location

Mae Fah Luang-Chiang Rai Airport is located at latitude 19° 57' 08" and longitude 099° 52' 59", 1,279 feet or 390.23 meters above sea level.
 
Specifications of the Airport

Service Hours: 06.30 – 22.00 hours 
Runway: There is one runway made of asphaltic concrete in the direction of 03/21. Durability of the runway surface is PCN 84/F/D/X/T. The runway is 3,000 meters long, 45 meters wide. The runway shoulder is 7.5 meters each. The stop way at both ends of the runway is 60 meters long each.

Taxi Way 
There are 2 exit taxi ways: Taxi Way A and Taxi Way B (no rapid-exit taxi way). Both taxi ways are made of asphaltic concrete and 23 meters wide. The shoulder of taxi ways is 10.5 meters wide. Durability of the taxi way surface is 84 F/D/X/T.
 

Apron 
The area of the apron is approximately 45,330 square meters, with the size of 120 X 337 meters. It is located west of the runway, 280 meters from the runway centerline. The surface is concrete with durability of 73 R/D/X/T. There are 5 aircraft parking stands and 12 helicopter parking stands.
 
Aircraft Parking Stands The 5 aircraft parking stands are divided into
  • Contact gate: 2 parking stands, accommodate up to B-747
  • Remote: 3 parking stands, accommodate up to B-737

Passenger Terminal 
It is a single building made of two-layered reinforced concrete. The size is 60 X 180 meters, with the usage area of 22,960 square meters. It can accommodate up to 1,240 passengers during rush hours. It consists of: 
 
 
Total Area 22,960 sq.m.
Domestic and International Arrival Lounge 1,520 sq.m.
Domestic and International Departure Lounge 1,520 sq.m.
Office of Mae Fah Luang-Chiang Rai International Airport 470 sq.m.
Areas for rent by entrepreneurs 1,730 sq.m.
Areas for offices of public agencies 250 sq.m.
Other public areas 17,927 sq.m.
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