Phuket Airport Holds Major Fire Drill


The Phuket International Airport has announced today (February 23rd) that they are holding a fire drill practice which includes a significant amount of smoke as part of the drill.

The drill today (February 23rd) started at 10:00 A.M. to midday near Runway 27. During the practice, a large amount of smoke was sent into the air around the airport. The airport staff apologised for the inconvenience.

These drills are held regularly with ample warnings to the public in the interests of safety at Phuket Airport.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.