How many international airports are there in Vietnam? Specifically which airports? Let’s learn about our country’s international airports with Nextbrand Vietnam in the article below!
Van Don International Airport
Address: Doan Ket Commune, Van Don District, Quang Ninh
Van Don International Airport (VDO), invested by Sun Group, is Vietnam’s first privately owned airport. The airport is located about more than 1 hour away from Ha Long city center, a distance of 60km.
Noi Bai International Airport
Address: Phu Minh Commune, Soc Son District, Hanoi
Noi Bai International Airport (HAN) is officially called Noi Bai International Airport, about 30km from Hanoi city center.
Noi Bai International Airport is the largest airport and also the most important traffic hub in the Northern region, serving tens of millions of domestic and international passengers each year. In addition to 5 domestic airlines, there are also nearly 40 international airlines operating hundreds of flights every day to and from Noi Bai airport. In the upcoming planning roadmap, Noi Bai International Airport will continue to invest in upgrading and renovating items to aim to become one of the largest airports in Southeast Asia.
Cat Bi International Airport
Address: Le Hong Phong Street, Hai An District, Hai Phong
Cat Bi International Airport (HPH) is only 5km from Hai Phong city center. Built during the French colonial period, Cat Bi International Airport was officially put into operation as a civil airport in 1985.
The airport is considered to have a remarkable growth rate in Vietnam’s aviation network with passenger service capacity increasing by 35 – 40% each year. In the past 3 years, on average each year there have been more than 2 million passengers passing through Cat Bi International Airport.
Currently, Cat Bi international airport is a bridge connecting Hai Phong city and major provinces in the country such as Hanoi and City. Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang,… with about 11 routes. At the same time, it is also the departure point of a number of charter flights to Bangkok (Thailand), Shenzhen, Guangzhou (China),…
In addition to mainly serving Hai Phong city, Cat Bi airport also has a reserve function, reducing the load for Noi Bai international airport (Hanoi).
Vinh International Airport
Address: Nghi Lien Commune, Vinh City, Nghe An Province
Vinh International Airport (VII) is located on the outskirts of Vinh city, about 6 – 7km from the city center. Built during the French colonial period, undergoing many upgrades and renovations, Vinh airport has now qualified to be recognized as an international airport.
However, the airport currently only mainly operates domestic routes and does not receive or operate international flights. Up to now, there are about 11 domestic routes to and from Vinh international airport, connecting Vinh city as well as Nghe An province with major provinces such as Saigon, Hanoi, Da Nang, etc. ..
On average, the airport welcomes and serves more than 1 million passengers per year. It is expected that by 2030, Vinh international airport will develop more strongly, reaching an average of 7 million passengers/year.
Phu Bai International Airport
Address: Phu Bai Bridge, Area 8, Huong Thuy, Thua Thien – Hue
Phu Bai International Airport (HUI) plays a major role in serving traffic and trade of Thua Thien – Hue province in general and Hue city in particular. The airport is located about 15km from Hue city center. This is also the headquarters of Vietravel Airlines – a domestic airline that just launched in early 2021.
Phu Bai International Airport is ranked 5th in the national flight network with a passenger service capacity of up to 2 million per year (data compiled in 2020). Currently, the airport is under construction of an additional terminal, expected to be completed by the end of 2021, to increase service capacity to 5 million passengers.
Currently, Phu Bai International Airport is operating with 4 main routes to and from Hanoi, Saigon, Da Lat and Phu Quoc. In the coming period, it is expected that there will be more domestic and international flights connecting to Hue city, to further promote the exploitation capacity of Phu Bai International Airport.
Da Nang International Airport
Address: Nguyen Van Linh Street, Hoa Thuan Tay, Hai Chau, Da Nang
Da Nang International Airport (DAD)’s full name is Da Nang International Airport. This is the largest international airport in the Central and Central Highlands regions, serving mainly domestic and foreign tourists to Da Nang and Hoi An.
Da Nang International Airport is divided into 4 terminals: Domestic Terminal, International Terminal, VIP Terminal and Cargo Terminal. As of 2019, Da Nang International Airport has served 15.5 million passengers, ranking third among the busiest airports in Vietnam.
Currently, there are 5 domestic airlines and 33 international airlines operating at Da Nang international airport with a total of 67 routes. Of these, there are 16 domestic routes and 51 routes. international.
Cam Ranh International Airport
Address: Cam Ranh Bay, Cam Nghia Ward, Cam Ranh, Khanh Hoa
Cam Ranh International Airport (CXR) has officially been in civil operation since 2004. Since coming into operation, Cam Ranh Airport has made a significant contribution to the development of economy, traffic, and tourism. of Khanh Hoa province.
After many times of investment in construction and expansion, Cam Ranh airport was officially recognized as qualified to become an international airport. Cam Ranh International Airport owns 2 passenger terminals: Domestic and International. In particular, the international passenger terminal of this airport is known as the first 4-star terminal built according to international standards in Vietnam.
Currently, there are 8 domestic flights from Hanoi, Saigon, Hai Phong, Thanh Hoa,… landing at Cam Ranh international airport. Along with that are a series of international flights from China, Russia, Korea,… bringing tourists from these countries to Khanh Hoa province.
According to 2019 statistics, the number of passengers passing through Cam Ranh International Airport has reached 10 million, with 70% being international tourists. This is also the only airport in Vietnam with a higher ratio of international passengers than domestic passengers.
Can Tho International Airport
Address: 179B Le Hong Phong, Long Hoa, Binh Thuy, Can Tho
Can Tho International Airport (VCA) is an airport in the Western region, mainly serving traffic, trade and tourism activities in the Mekong Delta. Can Tho Airport is about 8km northwest of the city center.
Before 1975, Can Tho International Airport was an air force base serving the old regime called Binh Thuy Air Base. Until the liberation of the South, this place was officially exploited for civilian purposes.
Can Tho Airport was recognized as an international airport in 2011 with infrastructure and technical facilities that fully meet international standards. Currently, there are about 11 domestic routes operated at Can Tho airport, connecting Can Tho city with Hanoi, Saigon, Vinh, Phu Quoc, Con Dao,… There are no international flights yet. are regularly operated at this airport, but only charter flights with destinations are Taipei, Taichung, and Kaohsiung of Taiwan.
Tan Son Nhat International Airport
Address: Truong Son Street, Ward 2, Tan Binh, Ho Chi Minh City
Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) is the largest international airport in Vietnam with an area of 850 hectares and a capacity to serve more than 38 million passengers. The airport is located about 7km from the center of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).
Tan Son Nhat Airport is the headquarters of Vietnam Airport Corporation. At the same time, it is also the main operating area of all domestic airlines. In addition, the airport also receives international flights from about 40 airlines in the region and around the world, including direct flights and connecting flights.
Despite possessing the most advanced infrastructure and aviation technical equipment, Tan Son Nhat International Airport is still overloaded with passengers.
Therefore, in the planning period up to 2030, the airport will continue to be upgraded and expand its area to improve service capacity and ensure it meets the travel needs of passengers.
In addition, the under-construction Long Thanh International Airport (Dong Nai) is expected to contribute significantly to reducing the load on Tan Son Nhat International Airport when it officially comes into operation.
Phu Quoc International Airport
Address: Nguyen Truong To Street, Group 2, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang province
Phu Quoc International Airport (PQC) is an international airport serving Phu Quoc Island, newly built and officially put into operation in 2012. The airport is located about 14km from the center of Duong Dong ward. The birth of Phu Quoc International Airport plays an extremely important role in traffic, trade, tourism as well as ensuring security and politics in the islands and islands.
To date, there have been 12 domestic routes connecting major cities such as Hanoi, Saigon, Hai Phong, Vinh,… straight to Phu Quoc island. Along with that are international flights Hong Kong – Phu Quoc (regular direct flight), Taipei (chartered flight), Chengdu (chartered flight),… With more than 3 million passengers both domestically and internationally. international airports each year, Phu Quoc airport is ranked 5th among the busiest airports in Vietnam.