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Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok

Suvarnabhumi Airport (meaning 'Golden Land' in Sanskrit), also known as (New) Bangkok International Airport, is an international airport serving Bangkok, Thailand. It was officially opened for limited domestic flight service on 15 September 2006. The airport is currently the main hub for Thai Airways International, Bangkok Airways, Orient Thai Airlines, and Thai AirAsia.

 

Designed by Helmut Jahn of Murphy/Jahn Architects, the airport has the world's tallest control tower and the world's third largest single-building airport terminal. Suvarnabhumi is the 6th busiest airport in Asia, having handled 42.7 million passengers in 2010.

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Taken on October 27, 2009