On Monday November 10th 2014, the Royal Flame of the 4th Asian Beach Games was carried from the Sports Authority of Thailand to leave the Suvarnbhumi Airport by Thai Airways International by on Flight TG215 at 14.10pm and arrived in Phuket at 15.30pm. Phuket Governor Nisit Chansomwong led a group of civil servants to have a great reception for the Royal Flame at the airport.
The Asian Beach Games Flame was then carried on a movable throne to head for Saphan Hin. The Flame was then located at the main stage there before a great celebration was held at 17.30pm.
Tawichat Intararit, an official from the Phuket Provincial Culture Office as one of the Royal Flame Sub-Committee members, revealed that a Kathu sheriff on November 11 will lead civil servants in the district to receive the Royal Flame at the Phuket City Hall for a celebration across the district.
On November 12, there will be a torch run to celebrate the Royal Games Flame at Muang District and the following day at Thalang District before the Flame will be carried for an installation at the Saphan Hin Sports Center, where the opening ceremony of the 4th Asian Beach Games will take place on November 14.