Top 5 Biggest International Airports in Vietnam
According to the publication of The Guide to Sleeping in Airports (a website that is quite famous for ranking the quality of aircraft, airports, quality of service, airport food, etc), Danang International Airport ranked 23rd. Noi Bai International Airport is ranked 28th on the list of the 30 best airports in Asia. In addition, Tan Son Nhat International Airport, Phu Bai International Airport, and Cam Ranh International Airport are also the largest airports in Vietnam.
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Noi Bai International Airport
This airport is an international airport serving mainly the Hanoi capital and the surrounding areas. It is used to replace the old Gia Lam airport. Noi Bai International Airport is located in Soc Son district. It is about 35 km from the center of Hanoi. Noi Bai International Airport is also located near cities such as Vinh Yen, Bac Ninh, and Thai Nguyen.
The same as Da Nang airport and Noi Bai airport also have two main passenger terminals (T1, T2) and a station for VIP guests.
Noi Bai airport is an international airport serving mainly Hanoi capital and the surrounding areas
The airport has two runways for planes to take off and land. They are 250m apart so planes cannot collide with each other. Road 1A is 3,200m long, 1,BM road is 3,800m long. According to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standard, the maximum capacity of landing and take-off roads at Noi Bai airport is currently only 10 million passengers per year.
Currently, there are plans to expand the airport expansion, it is estimated that by 2030, the airport will meet about 35 million passengers and it will reach 50 million passengers annually by 2050.
Tan Son Nhat International Airport
This is the airport with the largest number of tourists in Vietnam. It covers an area of 850 hectares and ranks first in terms of station capacity. In 2014, Tan Son Nhat airport served 26,546,475 passengers; it is in the top 50 most popular airports in the world.
Tan Son Nhat Airport has 2 stations: the domestic station and the international station. The domestic station has an area of 40,048 square meters; it can serve up to 13 million visitors a year. The international station has an area of 93.228 m²; it can serve at the same time with 20 flights at rush hours. The international station has 80 check-in counters, a connecting counter; 18 exit procedures, 20 entry procedures; 2 customs detectors, and 6 customs detectors.
Da Nang International Airport
Da Nang International Airport is located in Hai Chau District, Da Nang city. Da Nang International Airport is the 3rd largest airport in Vietnam, after Tan Son Nhat airport and Noi Bai airport. The area of this airport is 842 hectares. This is an important airport in Vietnam. In 2014, the airport served 5.5 million passengers.
The airport has two terminals: the domestic passenger station (T1 station), the international passenger station (T2 station), and it is also equipped with a VIP station.
Cam Ranh International Airport
Cam Ranh International Airport is located in Cam Ranh Ward, Khanh Hoa city. Cam Ranh Airport's terminal is modernly designed in combination with traditional and friendly. The total area of this airport is about 750 ha. The station of Cam Ranh International Airport has the 4th largest area in Vietnam with an area of about 13,995 square meters. The airport was built and put into use in 2009. It reaches a maximum capacity of 800 passengers per hour at rush hours.
Cam Ranh airport
Cam Ranh Airport was built by the US military and it was used as the base of the US Air Force during the war. In 1973, after the Paris Accords, the United States handed this airport to the Vietnam Air Force.
Phu Bai International Airport
Phu Bai Airport is located in Thua Thien - Hue province. It is very important in promoting the economic development of Hue city in particular and the North Central region in general. In 2011, the airport served 5800 flights with a total of 780,000 visitors. In 2015, the airport served 1.3 million visitors.
Phu Bai International Airport was built in the French colonial era. The French built this airport to serve Hue capital. It has been repaired and upgraded many times.
The airport can accommodate mid-range aircraft such as Airbus A320, Airbus A321. In 2006, there were 2,327 flights at Phu Bai airport, with 428,000 passengers. In 2007, this airport's number of visitors reached more than 500,000. This airport is ranked 5th in Vietnam in terms of the number of guests. In 2008, Cam Ranh International Airport served 683,000 passengers, which surpassed Phu Bai Airport to become Vietnam's fourth-largest airport by the number of passengers that it served. In 2014, the airport served 1,159,000 visitors.
All in all, above are the top 5 largest airports in Vietnam. In addition, Vietnam still has many other modern international airports. Come exploring Vietnam and enjoy your experience with Vietnamese airports.
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