Vinh International Airport

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Vinh Airport
Sân bay Vinh
Vinh International Airport.jpg
External view of Vinh International Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorMiddle Airport Authority
LocationVinh
Elevation AMSL20 ft / 6 m
Coordinates18°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: VII, ICAO: VVVH) (Vietnamese: sân bay quốc tế 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]

AirlinesDestinations
Jetstar Pacific Airlines 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]

Vinh International Airport - Interior View
Operational statistics of Vinh Airport[3][4]
Year
Passengers
handled
Passenger
% Change
Cargo
(tonnes)
Cargo
% Change
Aircraft
Movements
Aircraft
% Change
2010 276,612 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2011 535,000 Increase 93.4 1,600 N/A 4,400 N/A
2012 635,000 Increase 18.7 1,800 Increase 12.5 5,500 Increase 25
2013 918,000 Increase 44.4 1,500 Decrease 16.7 7,000 Increase 27.3
2014 1,220,000 Increase 33.2 2,900 Increase 93.3 8,760 Increase 25.1
2015 1,330,000 Increase 9.0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2016 1.563.387 Increase 17.3 N/A N/A N/A N/A


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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Điều chỉnh quy hoạch Cảng hàng không Vinh thành Cảng hàng không quốc tế". Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam. Archived from the original on 18 April 2015. 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.
  4. ^ "Introduction". Vinh International Airport. Retrieved 21 January 2018.

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