Bangkok, 07 March, 2020, at 13.00 Hrs. – 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.