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  Suwannaphum International Airport

Thailand

Suwannaphum Inter-national Airport, has two parallel runways, as can be seen here from the air.

 

The Bangkok International Airport is actually located in Samut Prakan, about 25 kilometers East of the city center of Bangkok.

  Suwannaphum International Airport

 

  Suwannaphum International Airport

It was officially opened in September 2006 and besides all international commercial flights, also handles many domestic flights.

 

The airport, which due to its location in marshland, has been nicknamed Swampy, has a capacity of handling 76 flight operations per hour...

  Suwannaphum International Airport

 

  Suwannaphum International Airport

Suwannaphum, also spelled Suvarnabhumi, is capable of handling about 45 million passengers and circa 3 million tonnes of cargo per year.

 

With a height of just over 132 meters, the airport's freestanding control tower is the tallest in the world.

See POSTAGE STAMPS (1), (2) and (3).

  Suwannaphum International Airport