Bangkok Suvarnabhumi BKK Airport Terminal Map Overview

Main Terminal / Concourses at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi BKK Airport

Suvarnabhumi Airport:  International Arrivals & Departures, Transfer Information for onward Domestic & International Flights; Self-Check-in; Informatoin counters;  Terminal Layout & Terminal Details;  Services /Amenities (including airline & CIP lounges):

1. International Arrivals: You will need yur passport and Immigration Card TM6.  After getting of the plane, show ppassport and TM6 card at Immigration Counter; then wait at baggage claim 6-23 for your arriving bags; with bags in tow, pass through customs control (with nearby Information counter) and (if not transferring to another flight) proceed to Arrivals Hall, level 2, which serves as 'Meeting Point' and use either Exit B or C
2. International Departures: With new international checkpoints recently installed, passengers need, after check-in procedures, go up to the Mezzanine level, passing body scanning & thereafter passport check, prior to boarding.  With both checkpoints are in service, 7200 passengers can be processed an hour.
3. Transfer Passengers to domestic or international flights:  If your time allows, you can avail yourself of the Day Room, Spa & Massage, Barber Salon, Area Tour or shops & restaurants in the terminal. Note that all Star Alliance airlines and Bangkok Airways PB Air are located on the east side concourses, while all other airlines are located on the west side concourses:
4. Transferring from an International to a Domestic flight: (if you have no boarding pass, go after disembarkation, to Level 2's and to theTransfer Checkin Counter):
(a) If you need to connect to either Chiangrai, Chiangmai, Phuket, Hatyai, Samui or Krabi - you need to go through Passport Check at Immigration Counter in the concourse C area of Level 2, go through Customs Check, pass through Xray- machine, and wait for boarding in holdrooms of concourses A. If you have a boarding pass, skip the Transfer Checkin Counter. 
(b) If you need to connect to other provinces or you need to unload your luggage in Bangkok, go to the passport control on Level 2 Concourse area D, then pick up your baggage at the baggage claim, go to Level 4 (Domestic) ticket checkin, then pass through X-Ray machine & proceed to boarding hold rooms in Concourse A.
5. Transferring from an International to another International flight: After disembarkation, go to Level 2 (and to the Transfer Checkin Counter if you have no boarding pass);  go through security checkpoint on either levels 2 or 3, and proceed to the hold rooms in Concourses D, D, E, F or G.
6. Obtaining a Visa, Level 2 has two 'Visa On Arrival' areas in the International concourse level.
7. Self Check-in Kiosks location: Departure Passenger Lobby, level 4, Rows B-C, H, N, P & W; at Concourse D - West-side transfer cutoff.   Current airlines participating:  Air France, Austrian, British, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Kenya, Lufthansa, Thai & Transaero.
8. Information counters are available (a) in the Main Terminal, at Departure Hall of level 4, near gates 3 & 5-6; and in the Arrivasl Hall on level 2 at gates 3-4 & 7-8.
(b) in the Arrivals & Departures Hold Rooms of the Concourse building at level 2 (at transfer counter on east side, in Concourse D & between Concourses E, F & G) and at level 4 at Concourse D on both east & west sides.

Note:  The current Terminal is to start its second phase of expansion, while concurrently
therewith, a new domestic passenger terminal with access roads and carpark is to be built - both are to be completed by 2016).

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport has a huge main passenger terminal, flanked by concourses A/B through G - surrounding both Main Terminal & Parking Garage in the shape of an H. The Main Terminal houses houses two basement levels & seven above-ground levels. Each of levels 1 to 4 has access to the seven four-level Concourse Buildings A through G.
The terminal covers an area of over 6 million square feet, includes 130 passport control checkpoints; 26 customs-control checkpoints for arrivals, 8 for departures; 22 baggage conveyor belts; 360 check-in counters (with 100 additional counters for passengers without luggage); 107 moving walkways; 102 elevators, 83 escalators; 72 jet bridges & 69 non-jet bridges (18 Jet bridges & 6 non-jet bridges are specificallty for large aircraft) . Carriers can also park at remote locations on the ramp, where shuttle buses take passengers from or to the terminal.

The basement levels houses the Airport Rail Link train Station for trains to City (blue local, red express), and currency exchange; 
Level 1 offers bus, van & taxi service;
Level 2 is for Domestic & International Arrivals - on opposite sides, with Federal inspecton & customs clearance, health inspection, VISA counter, baggage claim belts 1-23, information counters, currency exchanges, and left luggage.  
Level 3 houses lounges, CIP rooms;  prayer roms, currency exchange and other services.
Level 4 is for Domestic & International Departures and houses Thai Airways premium passenger service, airline check-in counters A - W,  information counters, a host of services, & access to Concourses A - G after security check.
Mezzanine Level - reached after check-in - houses international checkpoints. 
Level 5 houses Thai Airways and Star Alliance offices;
Level 6 houses the Airport’s One-Stop Service Center; and
Level 7
has an observation deck.

The Concourses: Buildings A through G are arranged in a letter "H" format:  While Concourses A & C serves domestic passengers - Concourses D, E, F & G serve international passengers.  At Main Terminal, past security check, is the boarding area, which has:
1. in the center access to Concourse D (gates D1-8); 
2. to the left access to: Concourse C (gates C1-10);  Concourse B (gates B1-6); and Concourse A (gates A1-6); 
3. to the right access to: Concourse E (gates E1-10), Concourse F (gates F1-6 and Concourse G (gates G1-5.
As noted above - all Star Alliance airlines and Bangkok Airways PB Air are on the east side concourses, while all other airlines are located on the west side concourses:

Services and Amenities inside the terminal complex
include countless concessions for food & drink, retail and duty-free stores; information counters; free and paid WiFi access; business, banking & postal facilities; Airline & CIP lounges; spas, hair salons, tourist services, smoking rooms, Muslim Prayer rooms & hajj facilities, left baggage, and first aid clinic & stations.
NOTE:  By mid-2015, automatic information kiosks will be in place in the Departure Hall (including the immigration booths area), which will give directions & time for holders of boarding passes to proceed to their gates.  

[A new Terminal is scheduled for completion by 2019.]

Airline & CIP Lounges:
1. AirFrance KLM  Pay-in Lounge accessible to all Skyteam economy class passengers at 1,000 baht or $30, payable at check-in area, near counter aisle P.  It is located in the departures hall of level 3, & offers food & drink,a busines corner, shower facilities, and more.
2. Oman Air Lounge with a capacity of 72 passengers is available to Oman Air's business class guests, and Silver & Gold-tier Sinbad frequent flyer members.  It also serves as pay-in lounge.
3. Thai Airways Lounges are located near Gates A1-A6 on level 2; and near C-1-C10, B1-B6, D1-D8, and  E1-E10 on level 3.
4. Emirates Lounges (and for a few other airlines) are located near gates F1-F6 and G1-G5.
5. CIP Rooms (tel. (66)0- 2134-6284 /fax 6285) are on level 3, at international pre-security area. Information counters can be found in these areas:
    in the Main Terminal, at Departure Hall, level 4 near gates 3 and 5-6;
    in the Arrival Hall on level 2 at gates 3-4 and 7-8';
    in the concourse buildings: between Concourse A & B, level 2;
    at Arrivals passenger hold rooms, and at the transfer counter on the eastside;
    between Concourses E, F & G, on level 2 in the Arrival passenger hold room;
    on Concourse D, level 2, of the Arrival passenger hold room, and
    on level 4 of the Departure passenger hold room, on both east & west sides.
NOTE:  As of Jan. 2015, an 18,000 sq.foot area near Concourse D is currently being prepared - to be divided between four airlines and the Louis Tavern Transit Hotel - adding more premium passenger lounges.  (Thai, Bangkok & Singapore airlines are to expand their current lounges, while Qatar will open its new lounge (modeled after their Heathrow Airport lounge).  Completion is estimated by late 2015/ early 2016.

Google Plus One