Nakhon Phanom airport seeks Bt120 million for expansion
Nakhon Phanom International Airport will seek Bt120 million from the government in the next fiscal year to add two more runways and expand is departures building, the airport director said on Tuesday.
Pirom Meekaew said the airport needs Bt91 million to expand the departures building to accommodate 600 passengers, an increase from the current capacity of 300. The money would also be used to instal 45 additional CCTV cameras.
Pirom said the rest of the money would be used to build two more runways, giving the airport a total of four runways.
Pirom said the airport is currently expanding its car park zone and is improving the landscape.
The airport received Bt150 million from the current fiscal year to improve its security system by installing CCTV cameras, an explosives scanning system, and weapon scanning system. The security system improvements are scheduled for September this year.