By THE NATION
The plan, already approved by the board, aims to boost the airports' capacity to serve a total of 243.7 million passengers.
The budget covers the construction of a passenger terminal in the north of Suvarnabhumi Airport, which will boost the airport’s capacity by another 40 million passengers per year.
It also covers phase 3 of Don Mueang Airport’s expansion and phase 2 of the Chiang Mai Airport expansion.
He added that AOT could afford the huge investment, due to its financial strength.
Presently, AOT runs six international airports: Don Mueang, Phuket, Chiang Mai, Hat Yai, Chiang Rai and Suvarnabhumi.