Phu Bai International Airport

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Phu Bai International Airport
Sân bay Quốc tế Phú Bài
San bay Phu Bai 2013.jpg

IATA: HUIICAO: VVPB

HUI is located in Vietnam
HUI
HUI
Location of airport in Vietnam
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Middle Airport Authority
Serves Huế
Location Hương Thủy
Elevation AMSL 49 ft / 15 m
Coordinates 16°24′06″N 107°42′10″E / 16.40167°N 107.70278°E / 16.40167; 107.70278Coordinates: 16°24′06″N 107°42′10″E / 16.40167°N 107.70278°E / 16.40167; 107.70278
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 8,775 2,675 Asphalt

Phu Bai International Airport (IATA: HUIICAO: VVPB) (Vietnamese: Sân bay Quốc tế Phú Bài) is located just south of the central city of Huế, former capital of Vietnam.

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Airlines Destinations
Vietnam Airlines Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City
VietJet Air Ho Chi Minh City

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Indoor terminal
Indoor terminal
  • October 30, 2005: Phú Bài Airport officially welcomed its first international flight since it was allowed to receive international flights by Vietnamese government in 2002. The charter flight operated by Austrian Airlines carried Austrian tourists from Luang Prabang, Laos.
  • May 24, 2007: Changi Airports International (CAI) today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the People's Committee of Thua Thien Hue Province for the development of Phu Bai–Hue International Airport. This MOU was signed as part of the Vietnamese government's launch of a tourism master plan to develop Thua Thien Hue Province as the next international tourism destination of Vietnam.

The MOU was signed by Mr. Nguyen Xuan Ly, Chairman of People's Committee of Thua Thien Hue Province and Mr. Chow Kok Fong, Chief Executive Officer of CAI in Vietnam. The event was witnessed by officials from the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV).[1]

  • February 23, 2013: Phú Bài Airport was expected to close for eight months for runway repairs and upgrades, estimated between 500 and 600 billion Vietnam Dong.[2] The airport was actually closed from March 20 to September 20, two months less than planned.[2][3] During this period, tourists who wished to travel to Hue by air had to use Da Nang International Airport.[4]

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