Sihanoukville International Airport

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Sihanoukvill International Airport
អាកាសយានដ្ឋានអន្តរជាតិក្រុងព្រះសីហនុ
Aéroport International de Sihanoukville
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Sihanoukville International Airport
IATA: KOSICAO: VDSV
KOS is located in Cambodia
KOS
KOS
Location of airport in Cambodia
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Societe Concessionnaire des Aeroports (SCA)
Location Preah Sihanouk Province
Elevation AMSL 40 ft / 12 m
Coordinates 10°34′48″N 103°38′13″E / 10.58000°N 103.63694°E / 10.58000; 103.63694Coordinates: 10°34′48″N 103°38′13″E / 10.58000°N 103.63694°E / 10.58000; 103.63694
Website cambodia-airports.com/...
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
03/21 5,900 1,798 Asphalt
Statistics (2012)
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Airfreight movements in tonnes  ?
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Source: Landings.com[1][2]

Sihanoukville International Airport (IATA: KOSICAO: VDSV)(Khmer: អាកាសយានដ្ឋានអន្តរជាតិក្រុងព្រះសីហនុ French: Aéroport International de Sihanoukville), located 18 kilometres (11 mi) east of Sihanoukville town, in Sihanoukville province, is Cambodia's third international airport. Despite being categorized as an international airport, it only offers domestic commercial services. The airport is also known as Kang Keng Airport. The IATA code KOS dates from Sihanoukville's former name Kompong Som.

Airfield Summary[edit]

  • Runway Length: 2,500 meters[3]
  • Runway Width: 40 meters + shoulders
  • Perpendicular Taxiway: 1
  • Number of Stands: 5
  • Navigation Aids and Visual Aids:
    • VOR/DME (KOS 116.00 10°35'22.8N 102°38'31.5)
    • NDB
    • PAPI
    • Meteo
  • Rescue and Firefighting: ICAO Level Cat 5

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations Route
Cambodia Angkor Air Phnom Penh, Siem Reap Domestic
Sky Wings Asia Airlines Siem Reap (begins 29 July 2014) Domestic
Sky Wings Asia Airlines Seoul-Incheon (begins 29 July 2014 ~ ends 15 August 2014) International Charter

Airport Development Overview[edit]

The airfield was originally constructed in the 1960s with assistance from the Soviet Union.[4] After a long period of dormancy during and after the Khmer Rouge era, the airport formally reopened on January 15, 2007.[5] The airport's runway had been extended to 2,500 metres (8,202 ft), which will allow it to accommodate jet airplanes such as the Boeing 737. However, since the crash of PMTair Flight U4 241 shortly before landing in June 2007, there was no scheduled service to the airport until 2011. Cambodia Angkor Air started a tri-weekly service from Angkor International Airport in Siem Reap on December 14, 2011. The service was further adjusted to continue Phnom Penh as well operating a triangle route Siem Reap-Sihanoukville-Phnom Penh-Siem Reap from the beginning of March 31, 2013. In winter time schedule start from September 2013, The national air carrier Cambodia Angkor Air provide Siem Reap-Sihanoukville twice time daily flight during high peak season.

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