New Airport For Koh Phangan
Popular Full Moon Party island Koh Phangan is in the news with the announcement that a new airport is underway.
Private airline operator Kan Air is behind the project with plans to fly ATR-72 turboprops between the island and Bangkok's Don Mueang.
Construction of facility is underway and expected to complete before the end of 2013.
Both Koh Phangan and Koh Tao are seeing an upswing in their tourism markets along with a surge in new hotel development.