Phuket International Airport expansion will grow its capacity to 20 million passenger a year. Construction of new airport terminal completed in 2016.
The number of passengers arriving to Phuket Airport grows from day to day, and for the last three years the number is almost doubled.
The new 2nd Terminal already opened on February to serve international passenger check-ins, and the full project which includes one more international terminal, five-floor car park building, cargo terminal and expansion of apron and taxiway will be complete on May, 2015. The project budget is 5,8 billion Baht.
Phuket International Airport construction progress archive
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Phuket is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Asia. Thailand expects the influx of tourists from the participants of the ASEAN in the coming years and the expected increase in tourist flow to Phuket pushes the Thai authorities and private corporations to large investments in Phuket which includes:
Other big developments in Phuket
- Construction of new building for Central Festival Shopping Centre
- Rawai Park — the largest family park with kids water area and kids club in southern Phuket
- Chalong Tunnel construction — important road developments in Phuket