Pleiku Airport

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Pleiku Airport
Sân bay Pleiku
Pleiku Airport.jpg
IATA: PXUICAO: VVPK
PXU is located in Vietnam
PXU
PXU
Location of airport in Vietnam
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Middle Airport Authority
Serves Pleiku
Elevation AMSL 2,434 ft / 742 m
Coordinates 14°00′16″N 108°01′02″E / 14.00444°N 108.01722°E / 14.00444; 108.01722
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 5,960 1,817 Asphalt

For the Vietnam War military use of this facility, see Pleiku Air Base

Pleiku Airport (IATA: PXUICAO: VVPK) (Vietnamese: Sân bay Pleiku) is a regional airport located near the city of Pleiku within Gia Lai Province in southern Vietnam.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Vietnam Airlines Da Nang, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City

Statistics[edit]

Flights Out of Pleiku Airport by Frequency
Rank Destinations Frequency (Weekly)
1 Ho Chi Minh City 28
2 Hanoi 14
3 Da Nang 7

History[edit]

Pleiku Airport was little more than an undeveloped air strip in December 1962 when it was designated by the South Vietnamese Air Force (VNAF) as Air Base 62. It was expanded during the Vietnam War and became a major air base for the VNAF and United States Air Force activities, but never reached the saturation and population proportions of the major air bases of the coastal lowlands. After 1975, it was developed into a civil airport.

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