Mae Fah Luang-Chiang Rai Airport
|Operator||Airports of Thailand PCL (AOT)|
|Location||404 Mu 10 Ban Du, Mueang Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai, Thailand|
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|Elevation AMSL||390 m / 1,280 ft|
Mae Fah Luang - Chiang Rai International Airport (Thai: ; pronunciation (help·info) ) (old name: Chiang Rai International Airport (Thai)) (IATA: CEI, ICAO: VTCT) is in the city of Chiang Rai in northern Thailand. The airport is about 8 km from the city center. Since 1998 it has been managed by the Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited (AOT). In 2013 the airport handled over 1,000,000 passengers and 7,000 passenger flights. The airport has international flight facilities and serves few international routes to Kunming, Haikou, Hangzhou, Changsha, Xishuangbanna, Shenzhen, and Chengdu.
In 2014, Airports of Thailand said that they would expand Chiang Rai airport. The plans include building an additional taxiway and more shops, and possibly extending the runway. This should be completed in 2030.
|China Eastern Airlines||Kunming|
|Nok Air||Bangkok-Don Mueang|
|Sichuan Airlines||Chengdu-Shuangliu, Guangzhou|
|Thai AirAsia||Bangkok-Don Mueang, Hangzhou, Shenzhen|
|Thai Lion Air||Bangkok-Don Mueang, Changsha|
|Thai Vietjet Air||Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Phuket, Udon Thani, Hat Yai|
Chiang Rai travel guide from Wikivoyage