Phuket International Airport (HKT) is located in the north of Phuket Island, 32 kilometres (17 nautical miles) from the centre of Phuket City. Phuket International Airport ( HKT ) is under the supervision of the Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited [AOT]. Phuket International Airport has a large number of passengers from all over the world, and plays an important role as a hub for the travel and tourism in the southern region as well as throughout the kingdom.
Phuket International Airport ranks second in the country in terms of passengers. Thanks to the many tourist attractions including the world famous beaches in Phuket, diving, Phuket Fantasea and many other tourist activities in Phuket and the nearby provinces.