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Airport Overview

Tachileik Airport is a domestic regional airport serving Tachileik, a town in the Eastern Shan State. Condition of the runway is good, and it runs from North to South. There are five airlines; Myanmar National Airlines, Air KBZ, Air Thanlwin, Mann Yadanarpon airlines, Golden Myanmar Airlines, operates flights to the Tachileik airport. There are no international airlines and no air ambulance medical flight. There are regular daily flights averaging seven times per day. The routes of the flight run from Tachileik to Yangon, Mandalay, Heho, Kengtung, Lashio, and Myitkyina. There is no designated helipad in place. However, it can be arranged on apron for chartered flight. No cargo handling equipment facilities in this airport. The largest plane that can be handled are 75-seat planes such as ATR-72, 700, 600. The runway is made of asphalt concrete and strength (PCN) is approximately 33 MT.

Airport Location and Contact

Country

Myanmar

Province or District

Shan State / Tachileik

Nearest Town or City
with Distance from Airport

Tachileik (4km)

Airport’s Complete Name

Tachileik Airport

Latitude

20.481469

Longitude

99.932897

Elevation (ft and m)

1275ft / 389 m

IATA Code

THL

ICAO Code

VYTL

Managing Company or Airport Authority

Department of Civil Aviation

Management Contact Person

Mr. U Win Myint - Airport Manager, DCA

Phone: +95-9-263288160

NGO and/or UN Presence at Airport?

Yes

Tachileik Airport Terminal

Runway

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

2134 m × 30 m

Runway Orientation

04/22

Runway Surface

Asphalt/concrete
33,112 Kg

Runway Condition

Good

Airport Infrastructure Details

Infrastructure

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening

Yes

Runway Lighting

Yes

Refueling Capacity

Yes

Ground Handling Services

Yes, manual luggage trolleys only

Air Traffic Control

Yes / No

Fire Fighting Equipment

Yes, CAT 5

Weather Information

Yes / No

Aircraft Parking Space

Yes, apron

Navigation Aids

Yes / No

Perimeter Fencing

Yes

Windsock

Yes / No

 


Fuel Services Charges

 National Energy Puma Aviation Service provides fuel service at this domestic airport, with a fuel storage capacity of 10,000 gallons.

Royalties / Non Objection Fees (NOFs)

N/A

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