Vinh International Airport

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Vinh Airport
Sân bay Vinh
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Middle Airport Authority
Location Vinh
Elevation AMSL 20 ft / 6 m
Coordinates 18°44′12.21″N 105°40′15.17″E / 18.7367250°N 105.6708806°E / 18.7367250; 105.6708806Coordinates: 18°44′12.21″N 105°40′15.17″E / 18.7367250°N 105.6708806°E / 18.7367250; 105.6708806
Map
VII is located in Vietnam
VII
VII
Location of airport in Vietnam
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 7,874 2,400 Asphalt

Vinh Airport (IATA: VIIICAO: VVVH) (Vietnamese: Sân bay Vinh) is located in Vinh city of Nghệ An Province northern Vietnam. It is a mixed military/civil airport. It used to be one of the two major military airbases in Vietnam besides Gia Lam Airbase in Hanoi.

During 2002-2015, the airport saw the annual increase of passengers of 43.89%, the highest rate out of all airports in Vietnam, reaching to the all-time high of 1.25 million passengers in 2014.[1] A new terminal with designed capacity of 3 million passengers per year and estimated cost of 800 billion VND (around $37.65 million) was opened in 2015.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Jetstar Pacific Airlines Buon Ma Thuot, Cam Ranh, Ho Chi Minh City
VietJet Air Buon Ma Thuot, Da Lat, Ho Chi Minh City, Pleiku
Vietnam Airlines Da Nang, Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam Airlines
operated by VASCO
Ha Noi

Statistics[edit]

Operational statistics of Vinh Airport[3]
Year
Passengers
handled
Passenger
% Change
2010 276,612 N/A
2012 635,000 N/A
2013 917,000 Increase 44.4
2014 1,220,000 Increase 33.2

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Điều chỉnh quy hoạch Cảng hàng không Vinh thành Cảng hàng không quốc tế". Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam. Retrieved 7 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Cảng hàng không Vinh đón hành khách thứ 1 triệu". Vietnamnet.vn. VietNamNet. Retrieved 29 October 2014.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  3. ^ "Tổng công ty Cảng hàng không Việt Nam: Khánh thành nhà ga hành khách và công bố quy hoạch Cảng hàng không Vinh thành Cảng hàng không quốc tế". Airports Corporation of Vietnam. Retrieved 7 May 2015. 

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