AoT airport expansion plan on hold | Bangkok Post: news

News >

AoT airport expansion plan on hold

Suvarnabhumi revamp too costly, panel says

- +

Suvarnabhumi airport expansion plans were put on hold Wednesday after the junta's state budget monitoring and scrutinising committee demanded Airports of Thailand Plc review them. 

Committee head, Lt Gen Anantaporn Kanchanarat, announced last month the panel would examine the planned second phase of Suvarnabhumi airport's expansion.

He later said the estimated 60 billion baht project cost was too expensive, despite the upgrade being necessary.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

10 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments