Thailand is a vast country in Southeast Asia with over 70 million inhabitants. The name of the country was changed from Siam to Thailand in 1939. The official name of the country is Kingdom of Thailand. The local residents are called Thai, just like the official language. The country is a popular holiday destination, especially among backpackers from all over the world. Tourism is an important source of income. Popular destinations are the cities of Bangkok and Chiang Mai and the islands of Phuket, Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao. The two busiest airports in the country are located near the capital of Thailand: Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport and Bangkok Don Mueang Airport. Don Mueang Airport is mainly used by low-cost carriers, i.e. Thai AirAsia, Thai Lion Air and Nok Air.

Practical information about Thailand:

Time zone: UTC+7
Currency: Thai baht
National Day: 5 December
Airport: ท่าอากาศยาน

What are the busiest airports in Thailand?

Airport IATA Passengers
Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport BKK 65,424,564
Bangkok Don Mueang Airport DMK 41,312,443
Phuket Airport HKT 18,111,087
Chiang Mai Airport CNX 11,335,293
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