Suvarnabhumi International Airport or New Bangkok International Airport of Thailand, operated by Airports of Thailand, has the world’s tallest air traffic control (ATC) tower standing 132.2m (434ft). The airport handles about 76 flights per hour and has an east runway measuring 4,000m long and 60m wide and a west runway measuring 3,700m long and 60m wide.

The ATC tower was developed by Siam Syntech-Unique Engineering consortium and Aeronautical Radio of Thailand (Aerothai). The tower construction was completed in 2005 with an investment of THB574.8m ($18m). Thales provided the technology and equipment for the tower.


The controllers equipped in the tower get a 360 degree view of the 32.4km2 surface area of the airport.  

According to airport-technology