Mae Sot Airport is a domestic airport serving Mae Sot, a town in Tak Province, Thailand.
It served briefly as an international airport after Nok Air launched the airport’s first flight to Yangon, Myanmar in October 2017, but later ceased flights in 2018 given the lack of demand.
Nok Air still flies from Mae Sot Airport, but now only to Bangkok via Don Muang International Airport.
Meanwhile, Wisdom Airways - the successor of bankrupt company Kan Air, also offers domestic flights from and to Mae Sot Airport every Mondays to Saturdays.
The Department of Airports is underway with the expansion of the regional flight hub in line with the government’s declaration of Mae Sot as a special economic zone. The program included expansion of existing runways which are set for completion within the year. Low-cost carrier Thai AirAsia committed to add Mae Sot Airport to its flight destinations using its Airbus A320 aircraft upon completion of the runway.
In April 2019, the department opened a new passenger terminal that is capable of servicing 1.7 million passengers annually, as compared with only the 170,000-passenger capacity of the old terminal.
Metered taxis are now available at Mae Sot Airport, with the transfer option launched by the Thailand government only in 2015.
Car rental companies Avis, BTM, Hertz, and Thai Rent A Car have their own booths at the arrival area of the airport where passengers can purchase tickets to book transfers to their desired destination.
Mae Sot Airport has the basic facilities of an airport such as an immigration counter, information booth, and check-in counter.
It also features Black Canyon Coffee and Eatery, a 7-Eleven convenience store, retail shops where souvenirs and local goods are sold, as well as separate rent-a-car booths operated by Avis and BTM, and ticketing sales offices for both Nok Air and Wisdom Airways.