Cam Ranh International Airport
|Cam Ranh International Airport
Sân bay Quốc tế Cam Ranh
|2008 aerial image of Cam Ranh airport|
|IATA: CXR – ICAO: VVCR
|Serves||Nha Trang, Vietnam|
|Location||Cam Ranh, Vietnam|
|Elevation AMSL||40 ft / 12 m|
|Sources: Airport DAFIF|
Cam Ranh International Airport (IATA: CXR, ICAO: VVCR) (Vietnamese: Sân bay Quốc tế Cam Ranh) is located on Cam Ranh Bay in Cam Ranh, a town in the province of Khanh Hoa in Vietnam. It serves the city of Nha Trang, which is 30 km (16 NM) from the airport.
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In 1972, the base was turned over to the South Vietnamese government. On April 3, 1975, North Vietnamese forces captured Cam Ranh Bay and all of its remaining facilities. From 1979 to 2002, the facility was used by the Soviet and then Russian Air Force because of a 25-year rent-free leasing treaty.
On May 19, 2004, after major reconstruction, the airport received its first commercial flight from Hanoi. It now handles all of Nha Trang's commercial flights, which previously headed to Nha Trang Airport. In 2007, Cam Ranh was upgraded to an international airport. In December, 2009 Cam Ranh International Airport was opened. The total invested capital is up to about 300 billion VND.
Airlines and destinations
Cam Ranh is the fourth busiest airport in Vietnam. In 2012, It served 1.2 million passengers 
|Asiana Airlines||Seasonal: Seoul-Incheon|
|Korean Air||Charter: Seoul-Incheon|
|Jetstar Pacific Airlines||Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi|
|Kharkiv Airlines||Charter: Kiev-Boryspil|
|Nordwind Airlines/Ikar Airlines||Charter: Barnaul, Belgorod, Blagoveshchensk, Bratsk, Chelyabinsk, Chita, Irkutsk, Kazan, Kemerovo, Khabarovsk, Krasnoyarsk, Mineralnye Vody, Moscow-Sheremetyevo, Nizhnevartovsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Novokuznetsk, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Perm, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Rostov-on-Don, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Surgut, Tomsk, Ufa, Ulan-Ude, Vladivostok, Yakutsk, Yekaterinburg, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk|
|UTair Aviation||Charter: Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk|
|VietJet Air||Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi|
|Vietnam Airlines||Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang, Moscow-Domodedovo|
- Airport information for VVCR from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
- Airport information for VVCR at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
- Ham Yen/Uyen Phuong Vietnam Airlines opens flight from Nha Trang to Moscow Travel - March 28, 2013, Saigon Giai Phong (English)
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