Suvarnabhumi Airport, or Bangkok International Airport, is one of the major airports serving the region of Bangkok, Thailand. Known as the hub for several international Thai airlines such as Thai Airways International, Suvarnabhumi Airport has more than 500 services flying to about 200 destinations worldwide. It has one passenger terminal linking to a concourse, and its name – pronounced “su-wan-na-poom” and meaning “Golden Land” – refers to the traditional title for the surrounding Southeast Asian region.
The Airport’s singular terminal operates all international and domestic flights. International destinations include Germany, France, Canada, Japan, Korea, China, Hong Kong, and the Philippines. For travel within the airport grounds, there are several shuttle busses linking up the various areas of the passenger terminal and the transit hotel. Information on shuttle bus routes can be found on Suvarnabhumi Airport’s official website. The Departure Hall is located on the ground level (Level 4) by the entrance, with domestic boarding on Level 3 and international boarding on Level 2. The Arrival Hall is on Level 2.
Services and Facilities
While your time away at Suvarnabhumi Airport’s many retail and dining outlets throughout the terminal and concourses. Passengers can also shop at the duty-free stores after security check-in. To keep the family occupied, Concourses C and D have designated recreation areas where you can find seasonal events and activities organized by the Airport, and the Wonderland Playground is located near the transfer lounges.
These lounges are on the third floor of Concourses B and D, and are fully furnished with cushioned and adjustable chairs for passengers to relax while watching news and entertainment channels on the televisions.
There are also other services around the Airport to suit your needs. The Muslim Prayer Room and the Postal Service are located on the second level of Concourse D. If you need to leave your luggage in safe hands, approach the Left Baggage Service Counter on the second floor of the Arrival Hall or Baggage Claims on the fourth floor of the Departure Hall.
And if you need a more comfortable place to spend the day or night, Suvarnabhumi Airport is connected to a world-class hotel that can put you up with a clean and quiet room for rest. There are many other hotels located near the Airport, from as near as 0.31 miles away.