Hat Yai Airport is 9 kms from downtown Hat Yai, Highway 4135 (Sanambin Panij Road) connects the airport to Phet Kasem road. As the airport is located in the Southern Business Zone, Hat Yai has become known as the trading centre of the South. For visitors to the south of Thailand, it is a good place to arrive, whether the reason is for business or pleasure. The airport has also played a major role in providing flights to thousands of Muslims making the annual pilgrimage to Mecca each year.
Daily flights to Bangkok are operated by Air Asia and One-Two-Go; One-Two-Go operates a flight to Phuket on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
The airport provides a choice of transportation services for incoming passengers. There are limousine and car rental service counters in the passenger hall on the first floor. The airport provides duty free shops and souvenir shops. The restaurant on the second floor serves Thai food and there are snack bars throughout the terminal.