Phu Cat Airport

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Phu Cat Airport
Sân bay Phù Cát
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IATA: UIHICAO: VVPC
Summary
Airport type Public/Military
Operator Middle Airport Authority
Serves Qui Nhơn
Location Phù Cát District
Elevation AMSL 24 m / 79 ft
Coordinates 13°57′18″N 109°02′32″E / 13.95500°N 109.04222°E / 13.95500; 109.04222Coordinates: 13°57′18″N 109°02′32″E / 13.95500°N 109.04222°E / 13.95500; 109.04222
Map
UIH is located in Vietnam
UIH
UIH
Location of the airport in Vietnam
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
15/33 3,051 10,010 Concrete
Sources: GCM,[1] STV[2]
Terminal at Phu Cat Airport
Interior of passenger terminal at Phu Cat Airport
An Airbus A320 in Vietnam Airlines at Phu Cat Airport

Phu Cat Airport (IATA: UIHICAO: VVPC) (Vietnamese: Sân bay Phù Cát) is the airport serving Qui Nhơn, Vietnam. It is in Phù Cát District between the towns of Ngo May and Đập Đá, around 30 kilometres (19 mi) northwest of Qui Nhơn within Bình Định Province along the South Central Coast of Vietnam.

As well as being a commercial airport, Phu Cat is also used by the Vietnamese Air Force (Khong Quan Nhan Dan Viet Nam).

Commercial airline services[edit]

Airlines Destinations
VietJetAir Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam Airlines Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City

History[edit]

Phù Cát Airport was built in 1966 during the Vietnam War by the United States Air Force (USAF). During the war, it was a major air base for the South Vietnamese Air Force and USAF. After 1975, it was used as a military airfield for the Vietnamese Air Force (Khong Quan Nhan Dan Viet Nam), and developed into a regional civil airport.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for VVPC at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ Airport information for Phu Cat Airport at Search (for) Travel website.

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