Phuket International Airport, Thailand

Phuket international Airport is the gateway to tourist favorite destination Phuket. Famous for its beaches, resorts, and idyllic natural environment for relaxing getaways, Phuket International Airport sees almost three million passengers each year.

The airport serves about a dozen airlines flying in from all over the world. You may check Skyscanner for the cheapest flights into this tourist haven, if there are no direct flights into Phuket, you can find alternative connecting flights from wherever you are.

Phuket International Airport is a one terminal airport 32 kilometers away from Phuket City. The two-floored terminal has its international and domestic passengers arriving on the ground floor, and the international and domestic passengers departing on the second floor.

A mere two-acre large, you can expect the terminal to be relatively compact and easy to navigate. The queues at this airport are usually very short, and have several counters operating at once, so upon arrival, you can expect yourself to be out of the airport within 5-10 minutes.

When departing from Phuket International Airport, you will find the whole row of check-in counters just a few meters from the entrance. Again, the queues are relatively short, and move quite quickly. It would still be advisable to get there with ample time, especially during peak holiday seasons.

Services and Facilities

At Phuket International Airport, you will be able to find an assortment of duty-free products. The usual liquor and tobacco, perfume and cosmetics can easily be located in their compact departure area.

In the departure area you will also find massage and spa services. Before you take off on your flights, you might want to pop-by this foot massage and spa for a clean, safe, and affordable relaxation from their friendly staff - A last taste of Phuket’s hospitality to send you on your way.

If you find yourself in need of a caffeine fix prior to your flight, there are a few coffee shops that can solve your problem. If you need something a little stronger, there is a bar as well. In the departure area you will also find a restaurant serving both Thai and International food.

Looking for some simple and quick bites? There are also a few other shops offering fast food or quick-bites like donuts and small sandwiches. If you only need some snacks and soft drinks, you will also find a handful of small convenience stores that can offer you the usual suspects. 

If while enjoying Phuket, you forgot to get your friends and family back home some souvenirs, Phuket Airport has several souvenir shops that can rescue you. Just in case you need to bring home something shiny with bling on it, there are also some jewelry and accessory shops.

The airport also sports a bookshop with a decent variety of books and magazines in case you get bored, or need something for your flight. Other shops include a toyshop and a fruits and flowers shop.

Note that smoking is prohibited inside the airport, but you will be able to find a designated smoking point at the backend of a little shop subtly named Smoking & Café.

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport. 

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 Getting To & From the Airport

Driving hide 

Car rental services are available outside the airport. 

Buses hide 

Traveling by bus is the cheapest way to Phuket City. This bus service only leaves once every hour. Approach the information booth for information.

Taxi hide 

Most hotels offer pick-up services that you can pre-arrange. Metered taxis are available outside the airport, but a more popular choice would be a fixed-rate limousine service. 

 Who flies to Phuket

 Airport Contact Details

Phuket Airport

222 Sanambin Road,
Tambol Mai Kwaw,
Amphoe Thalang,
Phuket 83140,

Tel:+66 (0)76 327230


 Location Details

Longitude:98° 18' 45'' E
Latitude:8° 6' 38'' N

 Airport Location

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