|Name: Ban Chong Airport -- status unknown
|Coordinates: 12* 55.6' N x
01.2' E (confirmed by Tom)(12* 51' N is not correct)
|Frequency: 122.775 (unconfirmed)
|Runway Heading: 01/19 (second airstrip 10/28) (third
|Length: 350 meters (third airstrip 450 meters with
|Obstructions: trees and power lines.
|Location: Petchburi. North of Hua Hin.
|Activities: Ultralight flying // Khun Nitt and Khun
Nawaporn are Thailand enthusiasts for Pipistrel Italia (Virus & Sinus
// Khun Nitt has already ordered a Virus demo plane which has arrived in
Thailand // Khun Nitt Charusorn is the Executive Director of the
Environmental Flying Group, 21/1 Soi Napasub, Sukumvit 36, Prakanong,
Bangkok 10110. Tel: 02 2586168 / fax: 02 2586085.
Bangchong Airfield in Cha-am is the first Airfield
in the area and has been operating for over ten years. K.Nitt Charusorn is
the owner of the Airfield with 3 grass strips. Email
Neil for more
information // 02 9419319 Mr. Agout and Mr. Nitt // Caretaker of the
airstrip is Khun Jit (speaks only Thai) Tel: 032 591167 and Khun Lee (his
wife) Tel: 0892556314 (Lee has a motorcycle and can take you to the hotel).
|Hotel: Casuarina Resort
5,900Baht / beautiful hotel right on the beach and just across the road from
the airstrip). Tel: 032+443080. Cost is about US$100 per night, but
you can have dinner sitting right on the beach. Manager is Khun Pui (in
|Map of Airstrip: photograph below