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Samui Island Airport is a picturesque airport located on the northern part of the island of Koh Samui in Thailand, about two kilometres from the main village of Chaweng. The airport is a tourist attraction in itself as it doesnt have a lot of indoor areas and was designed to complement the lush natural surroundings of the island. Because it caters mostly to tourists, the airport has also become a chief car rental hub in the island.
Samui Island has two terminals. One is for domestic flights coming from key locations in the country. The other terminal serves international flights coming to and from Asian destinations such as Singapore. Most of the more than 15,000 flights handled annually are provided by Bangkok Airways. The airport is also one of the busiest in the country, serving more than a million passengers every year.
Passenger facilities are modest but efficient. Options for car hire at the Samui Island Airport are provided by international rental agencies such as Hertz, Avis and National. The airport also has information and travel assistance counters, currency exchange bureaus and a post office. It also has a spa where travellers can get relaxing massage treatments before they fly out. Dining options are provided through an open-air Thai restaurant. Shopping opportunities are also available through a souvenir shop and an indoor gift store.
Taxi services can be quite expensive at the airport so travellers take to arranging for cheap car hire at the Samui Island Airport as soon as they arrive. Alternatively, they can book their reservations through the Internet to obtain larger discounts.