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Suvarnabhumi Airport steps up COVID-19 surveillance

Suvarnabhumi Airport

The Airports of Thailand (AOT) has stepped up its surveillance, prevention and control measures for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) at Suvarnabhumi Airport.

 

The enhanced measures include:

  • 5 entry screening points with thermal scans and handheld thermometers
    • 2 at the Arrival Concourse D.
    • 3 at the Immigration’s passport control.
  • 4 departure screening points with thermal scans and handheld thermometers
    • 1 at the security screening, International Departures Zone 3.
    • 1 at the Immigration’s passport control, Fast Track Lane, International Departures Zone 3.
    • 1 at the Immigration’s passport control, Fast Track Lane, International Departures Zone 2.
    • 1 at the Immigration’s passport control, International Departures Zone 1.
  • Extra entry screening of travellers from the Disease Infected Zones*
    • 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 have respiratory symptoms (cough, runny nose, sore throat or shortness of breath) with a history of travel to the COVID-19 epidemic areas will be isolated and transferred to a designated hospital for quarantine or treatment.
  • Suvarnabhumi Airport’s Emergency Operation Centre is located at the CIP 5 Room, Level 3, Passenger Terminal with a 24/7 hotline at +66 (0) 2132 9950.

 

*On 5 March, 2020, the Royal Thai Government Gazette announced the territories outside the Kingdom of Thailand: South Korea, Italy, Iran and China (including Hong Kong and Macau) as Disease Infected Zones for COVID-19. This announcement can be changed depending on the current situation.

Tourists can keep up to date with the COVID-19 situation in Thailand at the TAT Newsroom (https://www.tatnews.org/) and the Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health (https://ddc.moph.go.th/viralpneumonia/intro.php).

For information and assistance relating to Thailand’s tourism, contact the TAT Contact Centre 1672 or Tourist Police 1155.

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