Cam Ranh International Airport

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Cam Ranh International Airport

Sân bay Quốc tế Cam Ranh
Cảng hàng không Quốc tế Cam Ranh
Cam Ranh International Airport Logo
Airport typePublic / Military
Owner/OperatorAirports Corporation of Vietnam
ServesNha Trang
LocationCam Ranh Bay, Cam Ranh, Khánh Hòa, Vietnam
Opened1 November 1965; 58 years ago (1965-11-01)
Hub forVietnam Airlines
Operating base for
Elevation AMSL40 ft / 12 m
Coordinates11°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 Concrete
Statistics (2019)
Total passengers9,747,172 Increase18.2%
Source: Taseco Airs[1]

Cam Ranh International Airport (IATA: CXR, ICAO: VVCR) is located on Cam Ranh Bay in Cam Ranh, a provincial city in Khánh Hòa province in Vietnam. It serves the city of Nha Trang, the capital of Khánh Hòa province, which is 30 km (16 NM) from the airport. This airport handled 9,747,172 passengers in 2019,[1] making it the fourth busiest airport in Vietnam, after the ones in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and Da Nang, and one of the fastest growing airports in the country.

This is the only airport in Vietnam that handles more international passengers than domestic passengers, with international passengers accounting for 70% in 2018.[2] It is the fourth busiest airport in Vietnam.

Cam Ranh Terminal 1 is used for domestic flights and Cam Ranh Terminal 2 (managed by Cam Ranh International Terminal (CRTC) JSC) is used for international flights.

Terminal 1 Main Hall
Terminal 1 Business Lounge



The airport resides at an elevation of 40 feet (12 m) above mean sea level. The first runway designated 02L/20R with a concrete surface measuring 10,000 by 150 feet (3,048 m × 46 m).[3] The second runway designated 02R/20L was opened in October 2019 with a concrete surface measuring 10,000 by 150 feet (3,048 m × 46 m).[4]

Terminal 1[edit]

A new passenger terminal of Cam Ranh International Airport started construction in 2007 and was inaugurated on 12 December 2009. The terminal covers an area of 14,000 square metres (150,000 sq ft) with a capacity of 800 passengers (600 domestic and 200 international) per hour. It has two aerobridges.[5] The terminal was upgraded between 2015 and 2016, increasing its capacity from 1.5 million to 2.5 million passengers annually.[citation needed]

Terminal 2[edit]

T2 covers a total area of 50,500 square metres (544,000 sq ft), made up of dedicated levels for departure and arrival processing. The terminal building has a unique architecture inspired by the shape of a swallow's nest, native to the Khanh Hoa Province, and the waves of Nha Trang Bay - a signature representation of the South Central Coast. T2 has 4 aerobridges and 10 boarding gates, as well as advanced equipment systems supplied by prestigious international companies.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Cam Ranh was the fourth busiest airport in Vietnam in 2012; it served 1.2 million passengers.[citation needed]

Aero K Seoul–Incheon (begins 24 June 2024)[6]
AirAsia Kuala Lumpur–International
Air Busan Busan,[7][8] Seoul–Incheon[9]
Air Seoul Seoul–Incheon
Bamboo Airways Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City
Charter: Macau
Cambodia Airways Charter: Haikou
China Southern Airlines Guangzhou
Eastar Jet Seoul–Incheon[10]
Hainan Airlines Guangzhou,[11] Shenzhen[12]
IrAero Irkutsk, Shijiazhuang[13]
Jeju Air Seoul–Incheon
Seasonal: Muan
Jin Air Busan, Seoul–Incheon[14]
Korean Air Seoul–Incheon[15]
Lucky Air Kunming
Okay Airways Changsha
Pacific Airlines Changsha, Guiyang, Hangzhou, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Muan, Vinh, Wuhan[16]
Qanot Sharq Tashkent[17]
Ruili Airlines Kunming[18]
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu–Tianfu, Guangzhou, Xining[19]
Sunday Airlines Seasonal charter: Almaty, Yekaterinburg[20]
Thai AirAsia Bangkok–Don Mueang
T'way Air Busan, Cheongju,[21] Daegu (resumes 19 June 2024),[22][23] Seoul–Incheon
Uzbekistan Airways Tashkent[24]
VietJet Air Busan, Can Tho,[25] Changchun, Changzhou, Chongqing,[26] Da Nang,[27] Hai Phong, Hangzhou, Hanoi, Hefei,[28] Ho Chi Minh City, Jinan, Nanchang,[29] Nanjing, Seoul–Incheon,[30] Shanghai–Pudong, Shenyang, Shijiazhuang,[31] Taipei–Taoyuan,[32] Tianjin, Ulaanbaatar,[33] Vinh
Charter: Macau, Yangyang
Seasonal: Almaty,[34] Astana[34]
Vietnam Airlines Beijing–Capital, Busan,[35] Hai Phong, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hohhot, Nanjing, Quanzhou,[36] Seoul–Incheon, Shanghai–Pudong,[37] Singapore,[38] Tianjin, Vinh,[39] Wuxi
Seasonal: Guiyang,[37] Hangzhou, Hefei,[28] Kunming, Nanning, Ningbo,[37] Wenzhou,[37] Wuhan[37]
Charter: Changzhou, Dalian,[40] Harbin, Shenyang,[40] Taiyuan[40]
Seasonal charter: Changchun,[36] Tianjin
Vietravel Airlines Charter: Daegu, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City


Sources: Airport,[41] ACV[42]³

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
2017 6,400,000
2018 8,250,000
2019 9,747,172

See also[edit]


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