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Fire breaks out at Khon Kaen airport, flights cancelled

January 26, 2018

Published on Jan 26, 2018


A fire broke out at the power control room of the Khon Kaen International Airport early on Friday, prompting all flights to be cancelled during the first half of the day.

The Nation

The web page of the airport announced that a short circuit occurred in the electricity control room on the third floor of the main building of the airport at 5am.

The page said the airport's service had to be temporarily closed and passengers must contact their airlines – Nok Air, Lion Air, Thai Smiles and Thai AirAsia – for more details.

The department said the flights that were scheduled to land at the airport were rerouted to Udon Thani International Airport.

The department said the four airlines operating at the Khon Kaen airport have transported passengers by bus to the Udon Thani airport to be flown out from there.

Passengers can call the four airlines at:
Thai Smiles: 1181 or +66 2 118 8888
Thai AirAsia: +66 2 515 9999
NokAir: 1318
Lion Air: +66 2 529 9999




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