|Height above MSL||55 m (180 ft )|
|Distance from the city center||9 km south of Sawankhalok ,
27 km north of Sukhothai
|opening||April 12, 1996|
|18/36||2100 m × 45 m asphalt|
The Sukhothai Airport ( Thai : ท่าอากาศยาน สุโขทัย ; IATA Code :; THS ICAO code : VTPO) is a regional airport in the district ( Amphoe ) Sawankhalok of Sukhothai Province in the Northern Region of Thailand .
Sukhothai Airport was officially opened on April 12, 1996 with the first flight handling. It has a unique open-air terminal, the style of which is intended to be reminiscent of the traditional architectural style in northern Thailand. Bangkok Airways is said to be growing organic rice on the grounds around the airport, which is part of the in-flight menu.
Sukhothai Airport is located about 27 kilometers north of the center of the provincial capital Sukhothai and about 9 kilometers from Sawankhalok .
The airport is privately owned and is operated by Bangkok Airways . It has already received several awards for its construction.
- Bangkok Airways (destinations: Bangkok , Lampang)
- ↑ Bangkok Airways page about Sukhothai Airport (in English)
- Data of Sukhothai airport World Aero Data (in English)
- Data for Sukhothai Airport from ThaiFlyingClub (in English)
- Bangkok Airways website (English)
- Incidents at Sukhothai Airport ( Aviation Safety Network database ; in English)