Cam Ranh International Airport

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For the military use of this facility, see Cam Ranh Air Base.
Cam Ranh International Airport
Sân bay Quốc tế Cam Ranh
Cam ranh.jpg
Cam Ranh Airport terminal
Airport type Public / Military
Owner Vietnamese government
Operator Airports Corporation of Vietnam
Serves Nha Trang, Vietnam
Location Cam Ranh, Vietnam
Hub for Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
VietJet Air
Elevation AMSL 40 ft / 12 m
Coordinates 11°59′53″N 109°13′10″E / 11.99806°N 109.21944°E / 11.99806; 109.21944
CXR is located in Vietnam
Location of airport in Vietnam
Direction Length Surface
ft m
02L/20R 10,000 3,048 Concrete
02R/20L 10,000 3,048 Under Cons
Statistics (2016)
Total Passengers 4,858,362Increase78%[1]
Aircraft Movement 13,118
Airfreight (tonne) 10,463
Sources: Airport[2] DAFIF[3][4]
The new international terminal.

Cam Ranh International Airport (IATA: CXRICAO: VVCR) (Vietnamese: Sân bay Quốc tế Cam Ranh) is located on Cam Ranh Bay in Cam Ranh, a town in Khánh Hòa Province in Vietnam. It serves the city of Nha Trang, which is 30 km (16 NM) from the airport. This airport handled 4,858,362 passengers in 2016.[1]


Cam Ranh Airport was built by the United States Navy during the Vietnam War, and operated by the United States Air Force for military purposes as Cam Ranh Air Base.

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 approximately VND 300 billion.


The airport resides at an elevation of 40 feet (12 m) above mean sea level. The first runway designated 02/20 with a concrete surface measuring 10,000 by 150 feet (3,048 m × 46 m).[3] The second runway is under construction, it will open in 2018 with a concrete surface measuring 10,000 by 150 feet (3,048 m × 46 m).[5]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Cam Ranh was the fourth busiest airport in Vietnam in 2012, it served 1.2 million passengers[6]

Airlines Destinations
Air China Seasonal: Chongqing[7]
Asiana Airlines Seasonal: Seoul–Incheon
Azur Air Chita. Moscow–Domodedovo, Novosibirsk, Ufa, Ulan-Ude,[8] Vladivostok
Beijing Capital Airlines Sanya[9]
China Eastern Airlines Dalian, Zhengzhou [10]
China Southern Airlines Guangzhou
Hainan Airlines Guangzhou,[11] Shenzhen[12]
HK Express Hong Kong[13]
Jetstar Pacific Airlines Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hue, Vinh, Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi,[14] Changsha, Hong Kong, Macau, Siem Reap, Wuhan[15]
Korean Air Seoul–Incheon
Loong Air Hangzhou[16]
Nordwind Airlines Blagoveshchensk, Bratsk, Irkutsk, Khabarovsk, Krasnoyarsk, Moscow–Sheremetyevo, Nizhnevartovsk, Omsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Rostov-on-Don, Vladivostok, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Pegas Fly Irkutsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Perm, Surgut, Saint Petersburg, Voronezh
Royal Flight Moscow–Sheremetyevo[17]
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu, Chongqing, Kunming
Spring Airlines Shanghai–Pudong
VASCO Can Tho[18]
VietJet Air Hai Phong, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Thanh Hoa, Chengdu, Chongqing, Hangzhou,[19] Kunming, Ningbo, Shanghai-Pudong, Tianjin
Vietnam Airlines Da Nang, Hai Phong, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Dalian,[20] Hohhot,[20] Shenyang,[20] Taiyuan,[20] Zhengzhou[20]

Seasonal: Beijing-Capital,[21] Chengdu, Chongqing,[22] Guiyang,[22] Hangzhou, Kunming, Nanjing,[22] Ningbo,[22] Shanghai-Pudong,[22] Tianjin, Wenzhou,[22] Wuhan[22]


Sources: Airport,[2] ACV [23]

Year Passengers
2008 683,000
2011 1,000,000
2012 1,095,776
2013 1,509,212
2014 2,062,494
2015 2,722,833
2016 4,858,362

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "ACV: Hội nghị tổng kết công tác năm 2016 và triển khai kế hoạch năm 2017". ACV. 2017-01-20. 
  2. ^ a b "Cam Ranh International Airport (CRIA)". 
  3. ^ a b Airport information for VVCR from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  4. ^ Airport information for VVCR at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  5. ^ VnExpress. "Gần 2.000 tỷ đồng xây đường băng cho sân bay Cam Ranh - VnExpress". Tin nhanh VnExpress (in Vietnamese). Retrieved 2016-01-27. 
  6. ^;jsessionid=B0212A785E3614F729776E4D2C9CEEE1.worker2
  7. ^ "Air China Adds New SE Asian Routes from July 2016". routesonline. Retrieved 12 July 2016. 
  8. ^ "Открыта продажа на прямые рейсы из Улан-Удэ во Вьетнам". Baikal Airport. 7 September 2015. Retrieved 7 September 2015. 
  9. ^
  10. ^ "China Eastern Adds Vietnam Links from Zhengzhou eff July 2016". routesonline. Retrieved 14 June 2016. 
  11. ^ "Hainan Airlines adds Guangzhou – Cam Ranh route from Dec 2016". routesonline. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 
  12. ^
  13. ^ "HK Express schedules Cam Ranh/Nha Trang launch in Nov 2016". routesonline. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
  14. ^ "Mở đường bay thẳng Nha Trang - Thái Lan". VTV Online. VTV. Retrieved 13 February 2016. 
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  16. ^ "LoongAir Makes International Debut in late-June 2016". routesonline. Retrieved 30 June 2016. 
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  20. ^ a b c d e "Vietnam Airlines adds new Cam Ranh - China charters in 1Q17". routesonline. Retrieved 3 January 2017. 
  21. ^ "Vietnam Airlines Adds Nha Trang/Cam Ranh - Beijing from mid-Jan 2016". 31 August 2015. Retrieved 31 August 2015. 
  22. ^ a b c d e f g
  23. ^ "Kết quả sản xuất kinh doanh của ACV: Năm 2015 sản lượng hành khách thông qua cảng đạt trên 63 triệu lượt, tăng 24,2% so với năm 2014". ACV. 2016-01-19. 

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