Pilots Warn of Weak Taxiways at Bangkok’s Busy Airport

May 11, 2018

BANGKOK — A professional pilots’ organization has warned that soft ground conditions at Bangkok’s main international airport can cause the pavement of its taxiways to buckle or otherwise fail.

The warning issued this week by the International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Association says soft ground or soft spots have been encountered and reported by flight crews and ground service providers at Suvarnabhumi International Airport since at least 2008. The group issued a similar warning four years ago.

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