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Name: Laem Phra Chao Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Promthep Cape Light

Also known as: Kanchanaphisek Light

Nearest Town or City:
Rawai, , Thailand

Location: Southern end of Phuket Island, Andaman Sea.

Managing Organization:
Royal Thai Navy


This lighthouse was built in 1996 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the reign of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Tower Height: 49

Height of Focal Plane: 308

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 9 seconds; range 22 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Octagonal concrete tower with ornate gold upper portion, on one-story building.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1996

Date Present Tower Built: 1996

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes (observation platform).

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