Phuket Airport Issues Statement About Uncomfortably Hot Terminals

Phuket –

The Phuket International Airport has clarified over hot temperatures in the terminals after many people have complained.

Many people have complained on social media recently over hot temperatures inside the international terminal at the airport this week.

On Thursday (October 19th) the Phuket International Airport issued a clarification. They stated, “Following the issue, there are two chillers (compressor) inside the airport, one of the chillers had malfunctioned. This caused higher temperatures. There was also some leaking of refrigerant in the machine.”

“The airport has immediately reported the issue to our air conditioning company to fix the problem. While the machine is being fixed, 90 mobile air conditioners were placed in the terminal.”

“The main air conditioning machine will be completely fixed by Thursday night (October 19th). We apologize for the inconvenience.”

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.