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Chiang Rai International Airport

Chiang Rai International Airport (IATA: CEI, ICAO: VTCT) is located in the city of Chiang Rai in the northern Thailand. The airport is located about 10km from the city centre. Since 1998 it is managed by the Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited (AOT).Access to the airport is available from an access road linking the airport with Phahonyothin Road (Superhighway), which leads southbound to the city centre, Chiang Mai, Bus Terminal II and all the way to Bangkok and northbound to Mae Chan, Mae Sai and the Thai-Myanmar border.

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A new road (Vhiangburapha Road) which can be accessed by turning left upon exiting the airport also leads southbound to the city centre and is a less congested route, as it is not used by intercity buses heading north. The road joins up with Phahonyothin Road via Pao Khun Road which passes Chiang Rai Provincial Stadium.The airport handles over 500,000 passengers, 3,900 flights and 2,700 tons of cargo every year. It consists of a single passenger terminal which features a Dairy Queen outlet as well as a Black Canyon Coffee, with both the international and domestic arrivals and departures on handled on the same floor but in separate areas.Although the airport is named Chiang Rai International Airport, and even though it facilities capable of handling international flights, it is yet to be served by any international routes. The airport does however it does handle immigration from THAI flights with international connections to/from Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi.

Address : 404 Moo 10, Sanambin Road, Ban Du Sub-district, Muang District, Chiang Rai Province 57100, Thailand

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Airport Service & Facilities

Airport Service & Facilities

Located on the 2nd floor of the Chiangrai international airport building. Service hour : 08:00 - 20:30 with 160 seats, telephone no. (053) 793-077 , fax (053) 793-077.
"Northernmost in Siam, beautiful Doi Tung, repository of culture, most delicious rice, sweet and fragrant litchi, beautiful women,
the finest flavoured tea, pineapple from Nang-Lae"

Chiang Rai province is the most nothern province of Thailand, about 785 kilometres from Bangkok. Chiang Rai has an area of 11,678 square kilometres and 1,129,701 people live here. The majority of the population is Thai. 12,5% of the population are Hill Tribes. The province borders Myanmar on the North, and Laos on the north and northeast. It is also known as a gateway to Myanmar, Laos and China.

The province has an interesting past and its pure nature makes Chiang Rai popular for its pleasant, relaxing atmosphere and its rich cultural diversity. Chiang Rai is famous for its tasty lychees, The Golden Triangle, 26 waterfalls and 12 National Parks. It is also home to a several of the Thailands oldest civilisations. These Hill Tribes maintain fascinating lifestyles. There are good expectations for investments for the future, since there will be good things happening arround here. There are a lot of companies opening and investing in this province. Also Her Higness Crown Princess will move into her grandmothers Royal Palace.