The Thai government is set to expand the role of Bangkok’s third airport, U-Tapao International, to offer significant passenger and MRO facilities to the region. The airport is currently operated as a joint civilian-Thai Navy base facility, but will open a new $5.5 million passenger terminal in June 2016, increasing passenger capacity to 3 million passengers a year. Between 2018 and 2020, it is projected to handle 5 million passengers. Thai Transport Minister Arkhom ...

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