Construction on Suvarnabhumi Airport started in 2002. When completed in 2005, Suvarbabhumi will take over all of Don Muang Airport's International Flights.
If Project Bojinka had not been discovered after a fire in Manila, Philippines, one or more aircraft owned by a U.S carrier/s flying to this airport would have blown up over the Pacific Ocean on January 21, 1995 as part of the project's first phase.
On August 22, 1999, Mandarin Airlines Flight 642, which was landing in Tropical Storm Sam at Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong on a route from Don Muang to Hong Kong, rolled upside down on the runway. The plane came to rest upside down. 3 of the passengers died.
Don Muang International Airport has 2 Terminals.
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2 International Terminal 2
3 External Links
International Terminal 1
International Terminal 2