Name: Sangklaburi Airstrip next to Wat Sangkaria in Nong Lu (just north of Sangklaburi towards 3 Pagodas pass)
Coordinates: 15*13.4' N x 098*26.5' E
Runway Heading: 32/14
Length: paces from the hole on the South end of the strip: 36 paces from end of strip to the 5meter wide hole / 120 paces from the hole to a small tree on the left (high wing cessna can roll past on the right) / 40 more paces to larger trees on both sides of the runway / additional 240 paces available if the trees are cut and some 6" holes in this upper section of runway. Total length estimated at 7/10 of a Statute Mile. (measured by Tom on Jun 2011)
Surface: Tarmac
Slope: 2* uphill to the North
Elevation: 470'
Obstructions: Hole on the South end. Trees along the runway at the North end.
Location: Located 20meters East of the main road
Activities: Police airstrip
Contact Information: This airstrip is a stretch of road very close to the Burmese border. It is further West than Umphang. There are holes and trees and brush right on the edge of the airstrip, mountains too. You have to call the police before you fly in there. The Thai Flying Club pioneered a trip up to this airstrip in the end of 2000. If you need more information, ask Dr. Choladhis or Khun Samkiat via River Kwai Flying Club.
Other links: For additional information: DOA Aeronautical Information Service, Tung Mahamek, Bangkok 10120, Thailand -- tel: 02 256 0922 // 02 286 0922 (?)
Hotel: Sangkhlaburi Burmese Inn - 52/3 moo 3, T.Nong Luu, 71240 Sangkhlaburi, Kanchanaburi. Tel: 034-595146 / Fax: same /
GoogleMap of Airstrip:,98.4425&ll=15.22429,98.4425&ie=UTF8&z=12&om=1