Udon Thani Airport (UTH) Guide & Flight Status Information
Welcome to our site about the Udon Thani Airport (UTH); from our website you can check live Udon Thani flight arrivals and departures status plus view contact information on Airlines that operate from this terminal. Presently the Udon Thani Airport is serviced by Air Asia, Thai Airways & Nok Airways. The most popular routes are from Bangkok but also flights operate direct flights to Phuket & Chiang Mai on a regular basis. The Airport itself is located right next to the heart of the busy city of Udon; so you will only have a short trip of about 5 – 15 minutes to most hotels and popular Udon Thani City tourist areas. Most hotels will even meet & greet you at the Airport for free when you book with them. You will find some nice little Restaurants, Coffee shops, a Massage service, ATMs, Car rental operators, a Taxi desk, local Tour Companies & several Souvenir shops can be found in the Udon Airport terminal. This is a busy little Airport and traveling via here should be a fun and friendly experience for you. If you need accommodation around here at great rate you should take a look at our Udon Thani Hotels Guide.
The town of Udon was first founded in the 1890′s by the then Prince Prajak Silapakom. With a population of about 240,000 people it is the 4th largest city in Thailand and the largest city outside of the Bangkok metro area. Udon Thani mostly know as just “Udon” is approximately 565 km from the city of Bangkok, the Udon province covers a large land area of some 15,600 sq. km or so, with its boundary’s stretching as far north as Nong Khai, Nong Bua Lam Phu to the west, Khon Kaen to the south and as far as Sakon Nakhon in the easterly part of the province.
Udon Thani was once a very important USA military base during the Vietnam War & because of this historical association it still retains many reminders of that time. Udon has many bars, restaurants, coffee shops and hotels that service both local Expats and tourists alike. One of the main reasons to visit Udon Thani province is too access Thailand’s premier Bronze Age excavation site at Ban Chiang; this is a world-renowned UNESCO listed archaeological spot. Ban Chiang is located about 47 km east of Udon Thani’s city centre & well worth a visit if you are in town.
This province is one of the major agricultural areas for Thailand; Udon Thani has become a regional hub for agriculture, commercial distribution, shopping and a local tourism industry that is growing fairly quickly. More than 5,000 expats from Europe, Australia and North America have settled in this area. So if you want to visit an interesting & friendly part of Thailand you should consider Udon Thani for a look. We hope our Udon Airport guide will help you get started in this lovely province; but if you are looking for accommodation in other Thailand city’s we suggest take a look here for Thai Hotel Deals.