General Sonthi Boonyaratkalin, who led a
coup in Thailand to oust Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, has
confirmed that Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok will begin full
operation for both domestic and international air traffic Sept. 28,
as previously determined.
Sawasdeepon, general manager of the airport, also confirmed that
the airport is ready to begin passenger and cargo
The new airport
will take over most of the traffic from the Don Muang airport, also
known as the Bangkok International Airport.
Airport has been operating some domestic and international flights
since Sept. 15.
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