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Navy opposes U-tapao upgrade

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The Royal Thai Navy opposes the government's plan to boost the commercial passenger capacity at the navy's U-tapao airport in Rayong province. 

The proposal aims to develop the airport as part of the Transport Ministry's plan to ease airport and air traffic congestion at other airports across the country.

Pol Gen Wichean Potephosree, permanent secretary for transport, yesterday unveiled the navy's opposition to the proposal.

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