Samui International Airport (IATA: USM, ICAO: VTSM) also known as Koh Samui Airport, opened in 1989 and is located in the North-East side of the island.
With daily International Flights, in 2017 Samui International Airport handled more than 2.5 million passengers, a 3% more than in 2016, and over 31 000 aircraft movements. Based on this figures, Samui International Airport was ranked the seventh in Thailand.
There are few air-conditioned areas at Koh Samui Airport, except for some offices and gift shops. There are several eating facilities and the airport provide free snacks often.
Samui Airport is one of the most beautiful airports in the world, it has been awarded several times for its tropical gardens and well looked after facilities. It’s privately owned and run by Bangkok Airways.
The 2 terminals are open-sided, with plenty of tropical flowers that give travellers a beach holiday vibe. Flying to other locations in Thailand including Bangkok, Phuket and Krabi. Flying direct from several locations in China, Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia which are with Bangkok, Air Transfer hubs.
There are available car rental desks at the airport from large brands, but we recommend you book your car rental in advance for better pricing and better models.
Right at the exit there are plenty of options to get to anywhere you need in the island including taxis and shared vans.
Some resorts provide shuttles and pick up service. You should find them next to the welcoming area.
Taxis prices tend to go from 300THB up to 600THB depending on where you go.