Name: Minburi Airstrip -- Closed (Sep 2014)
Coordinates: N13*49.5' x E100*44'
Runway Heading: 06 / 24
Length: 300 m
Surface: paved concrete
Slope: none
Obstructions: minimal overruns
Location: Minburi // just off Namit Mai Road, heading South, it is on the right, behind Sawasdi Garden Restaurant.
Activities: Sawasdi Flying Club // currently R/C aircraft // skyfox on the field HS-SWD // news update from Mac Sep 2014 -- I was passing through Minburi this morning and managed to stumble across the old Sawasdi Flying Club site. . Have been there in the past, perhaps 10 years back. Sure looks like it's all shut down now, as is the restaurant there at the car park fronting on Namitmai Road. Only two flying machines housed:
-- HS-SWD, in a small glassed in building. HS-SWD Skyfox CA22 c/n CA22058 Exported to Thailand 1998 to Heritage Flying Company; noted Aug03 at [Pattaya Air Park]; Regd 12Jan04; noted Feb04 at Pattaya Air Park; noted at Tango Squadron museum [Don Mueang] Feb04 & Aug04; current Feb14 and
-- Revolution Mini-500 helicopter c/n 160. Built & test-flown by Nawaporn Sawaetwong, but not to be registered; displayed at Swasdri Restaurant, Minburi, Bangkok 2002 thro‟ Feb-03 xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx The tall sign for the restaurant is still there. Lats & Longs: 13-49.633 x 100-44.333 or, if you prefer: 13.82706 x 100.73869
Contact Information: Owner Khun Sawat // Information call 081 5109406. //
Other links: www.telenttec.co.th/instructor.html
Map of Airstrip: