Information of U-Tapao International Airport (Utapao/U-Taphao)

Rayong (near Pattaya), Thailand

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  • U-Tapao International Airport (Utapao/U-Taphao) - During the Vietnam war, U Tapao was a major US AFB for B 52 bombers. Today a civil / military airport, mainly for tourist charters ex Russia & China. Photo of the military side, home base for Wing 1 Royal Thai Navy.  - by Jean M Braun by Jean M Braun
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Location & QuickFacts

Airport ICAO Code:VTBU
Airport IATA Code:UTP
Longitude/Latitude:E 101° 00' 18.10"/N 12° 40' 47.80"
Elevation:42 ft / 12.80 m
Location:Rayong (near Pattaya), Thailand
Magnetic Variation:W 0°39.3' (2008-04)
Time Zone:UTC+7

Airport Communications

Type Name Freq 1 Freq 2 Freq 3 Freq 4 Freq 5
Approach Control APP119.7 M134.5 M273.3 M238.3 M
Automatic Terminal Information Service ATIS414.0 M
Ground Control GND121.9 M275.8 M
Tower TWR118.3 M118.1 M227.0 M

Communication Remarks

  • Tower - (110.8T in case of airborne com failure tune rdo as indicated and comply with ATC instr.)

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimension:11500 x 197 ft / 3505.2 x 60.0 m
Surface:Asphalt, asphaltic concrete, tar macadam, or bitumen bound macadam.
  Runway 18 Runway 36
Longitude:101.006350 / E 101° 00' 22.86"101.003717 / E 101° 00' 13.38"
Latitude:12.695833 / N 12° 41' 45.00"12.664075 / N 12° 39' 50.67"
End Elevation:59.0 ft24.0 ft
Touchdown Zone Elev.:UnknownUnknown
Lighting System 1:Sequenced Flashing LightsHigh Intensity Runway Lights
Lighting System 2:High Intensity Runway LightsRunway End Identifier Lights
Lighting System 3:Runway End Identifier LightsSALS or SALSF
Lighting System 4:SALS or SALSFPAPI - Precision Approach Path Indicator
Lighting System 5:PAPI - Precision Approach Path Indicator


Caution - Unlgtd hill 896' 2.2 NM NNE of rwy. Hi tension line 59' AGL, 2756' N of apch end Rwy 18.
Fluid - LOX
Fuel - A1, J8 (U TAPAO AVUATION DEPOT, fone 66-38-245-455) (NC-100LL)PPR
JASU - (MD-3) (MA-1A) 1(MD-3A) 1(MD-3M) 1(MC-2A) 1(MC-1A)
Lighting - Rwy 18 apch lgt 1870' long.
Miscellanouis - No USAF fac. Pilots of inbd VFR acft ctc APP 30 NM out for tfc and ldg instr.
Oil - 0-148 SP W
Operating Hours - Opr 0130-0930Z Mon-Fri.
Restricted - Ngt VFR apch not auth. No ovft of prk acft.
Transit Alert - Opr HO.

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