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29th September 2010, 13:55
Suvarnabhumi International Airport has been bestowed the 2010 outstanding handicapped-friendly award by the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security.

According to Suvarnabhumi Airport General Manager Nirandra Theeranartsin, the airport is the only agency graded excellent as a friendly place for the handicapped out of 132 competitors in the contest.

Suvarnabhumi International Airport has been equipped with facilities giving the best convenience for people from all walks of life, especially the handicapped. Special parking area, toilets, emergency sign buttons, seats, handrails, and other signs have been specially provided for the disabled.

In addition, doors entering the terminal, height of information counters and water stands, lifts with Braille letters, and many other facilities have been adjusted to be suitable for usage of the handicapped.

From the contest, Suvarnabhumi International Airport receives a cash prize of 50,000 THB and a certificate. 22 agencies have been graded good, and 29 fair; 22 other agencies receive complimentary awards.

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