Centenary of Don Meuang International Airport (2014)


Prince Chakraphong Phuwanaht   



 Issue Name: Centenary of Don Meuang International Airport
 Thai Issue Name: 100 ปี ท่าอากาศยานดอนเมือง
 Issue Date: 2014/2557-07-01
 Cause: To mark the 100th Anniversary of Don Meuang International Airport, which started its operations on 8 March 1914.
 Catalogue Number: 2014/30-33
 Denomination: 3 Baht (4 designs)
 Unused Value: 4 Baht (4 designs)
 Complete Set: 16 Baht (unused), 4 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/a
 Size: 48 x 30 mm for first design and 30 x 48 mm for the other three designs
 Quantity of Stamps: 500,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: 1. Prince Chakraphong Phuwanaht, an early supporter of aviation and the Father of the Royal Thai Air Force; 2. A French Breguet 14B, which in the early days served as a mail plane (fig.) and of which certain models in the 1920's were license-built by the Siamese at Don Meuang (fig.); 3. 1973 Photo of the passengers' rest area Terminal 1 Building at Don Meuang International Airport, which was built in 1955; 4. A modern jet bridge (i.e. jetway or airbridge) at Don Meuang International Airport in the present time.
 Related Link: Chakraphong Phuwanaht, National Communications Day, 50th Anniversary of Thai Airmail Service, Don Meuang, don, meuang