[CORRECTED] Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK), Thailand’s gateway airport, will get a third runway, airport officials confirmed to ATW. They declined to give a construction timeline, pointing out that approval must be received by several regulatory bodies including the Airports of Thailand and the National Economic and Social Development. The third runway is expected to be some 4,000 m. long, paved with 73-cm. thick bitumen, and could be open by 2018, according to the ...

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