AOT spends Bt9.5 million on lands and buildings affected by airport noise

July 15th, 2008 - 10:48 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Chairman of the committee on noise pollution of the Suvarnabhumi Airport, Somchai Sawasdipol (สมชัย สวัสดิผล), says the Airports of Thailand (AOT) signed a contract to buy and transfer the title deeds of lands and buildings in areas affected by Noise Exposure Forecast (NEF) higher than 40 excreted from the Suvarnabhumi Airport.

13 buildings and 11 owners of the title deeds signed the contract with AOT with more than 9.5 million baht compensated to near-by residents. However, there are 12 more buildings located in areas with NEF exceeding 40 and they are qualified to receive financial assistance from AOT.

AOT is inspecting documents of the 12 buildings and will expedite assistance to them.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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