Though authorities have certified it as safe and functional, doubts are cropping up whether Don Mueang airport is structurally sufficient to endure a heavier flow of flights over the long run.
A Thai AirAsia A320 docks at Don Mueang’s T1 after the terminal’s restoration. BOONSONG KOSITCHOTETHANA
The upgrade and restorations for all the vital facilities at Bangkok's old airport, especially passenger Terminal 1 (T1), the runways and the taxiways, were for "temporary" use and these structures still have some risks.
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