Airports of Thailand (AOT) has increased the
COVID19 surveillance, prevention and control measures at Don Mueang Airport
(DMK) in Bangkok, after similar measures were recently implemented at
Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK).
The enhanced measures at Don Mueang Airport include
extra screening points with handheld thermometers at:
- Immigrationís passport control, International
Departures, Level 3, International Passenger Terminal 1;
- Security screening, Domestic Departures, Level
3, Domestic Passenger Terminal 2; and
- Entry screening, Domestic Arrivals, Level 1,
Domestic Passenger Terminal 2.
The extra screening points are in addition to the
entry screening points at the International Arrivals, Level 1,
International Passenger Terminal 1.
At the larger Suvarnabhumi International Airport,
the enhanced measures include:
- Five entry screening points with thermal scans and
handheld thermometers: two at the Arrival Concourse D and three at
- Four departure screening points with thermal scans
and handheld thermometers: one at security screening,
International Departures Zone 3, one at passport control, Fast
Track Lane, International Departures Zone 3, another at passport
control, Fast Track Lane, International Departures Zone 2 and one
at passport control, International Departures Zone 1;
- Extra entry screening of travellers from the
Disease Infected Zones; and
- Assigned parking bays adjacent to Concourses C,
E, F and G for separate entry screening upon arrival.
Travellers with a body temperature of 37.5 degrees
Celsius or higher and/or have respiratory symptoms (cough, runny
nose, sore throat or shortness of breath) with a history of travel
to the known COVID19 areas will most likely be isolated and transferred to
a designated hospital for quarantine or treatment.
Suvarnabhumi Airportís Emergency Operation Centre
is located at the CIP 5 Room, Level 3, Passenger Terminal. It has
a 24/7 hotline number: +66 (0) 2132 9950 (international rates will
apply if calling outside of Thailand).
Due to the extra screening, travellers are advised
to arrive at Don Mueang Airport and Suvarnabhumi Airport at least three hours before their
scheduled departure time. Travellers should also be aware that the
screening of passengers can take time and they may need to queue
before they can get to passport control.