Phuket airport readies for heavier air traffic

Phuket airport readies for heavier air traffic

By Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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New air traffic control systems are being tested at Phuket International Airport as the facility handles more than 300 flights per day. Photo: AoT / file

 

PHUKET:-- Aeronautical Radio of Thailand Ltd, the state company for air-traffic controllers better known as “Aerothai”, will launch a new air-traffic control system at Phuket International Airport to cope with the ever-increasing number of flights landing and taking off at the island’s key tourism portal.

 

A demonstration of the new system was held at the Phuket Flight Control Center on Wednesday (Feb 6).

 

Present for the occasion was Aerothai President Somnuk Rongthong and Tinnagorn Choowong, Aerothai Executive Vice President (Operations), joined by Phuket Vice Governor Supoj Rotreuang Na Nongkhai and Phuket International Airport General Manager Thanee Chuangchu.

 

Full Story: https://www.thephuketnews.com/phuket-airport-readies-for-heavier-air-traffic-70326.php#TrRqDF2G8kMt0qOq.97

 

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