Phu Quoc Airport - All the information customers need to know

To get to Phu Quoc Island, tourists today often choose to travel by plane. So what do you know about Phu Quoc airport? If you want to learn about this airport, join HoaBinh Airlines in finding out all the information about Phu Quoc International Airport in the article below.

Phu Quoc Airport welcomes a large number of tourists each yearPhu Quoc Airport welcomes a large number of tourists each year

Where is Phu Quoc Airport?

As one of the airports that was built quite a long time ago, Phu Quoc airport has now become an important traffic route for Phu Quoc island. So how was Phu Quoc International Airport formed? Which flights are currently operating at this airport? Next, we will join you in finding answers to all of the above questions!

1. Introducing Phu Quoc international airport

Address: Phu Quoc International Airport is located in Duong To commune, Phu Quoc city, Kien Giang province.

During the war, Phu Quoc airport was built by the French colonialists to transport soldiers and supplies into our country. At that time, this airport was not too large in scale. After that, the US took over this airport and used it to serve the war in South Vietnam.

By 2003, Phu Quoc airport was planned to be renovated, but later, this plan was postponed and replaced by a new construction project. This project was started in December 2008. This is also the time when Phu Quoc International Airport invested in building many modern items and meeting the standards of an international airport.

At the end of 2012, the Phu Quoc International Airport project was officially inaugurated. And this is also the first new airport to be built since the country's reunification in 1975. By 2030, according to the plan, this airport will continue to be upgraded to expand service capacity to up to 7 million visitors/ year.

Phu Quoc International Airport was built a long time agoPhu Quoc International Airport was built a long time ago

2. Scale of Phu Quoc international airport

As an important transportation route connecting Phu Quoc island and the mainland, Phu Quoc International Airport is equipped with extremely large-scale infrastructure. The following is detailed information about the size of this airport:


Currently, Phu Quoc International Airport has a takeoff and landing runway that is 3000m long and 45m wide. Along with that is a parallel taxiway with a width of 23m and a length of 3000m. In addition, this airport also has a shortcut taxiway system designed and built to fully meet flight operation requirements in accordance with aviation regulations.

Airplane parking lot

The aircraft apron at Phu Quoc International Airport currently has a total of 8 parking positions. These positions are for A320 – A321 aircraft during peak hours. With this number of airports, Phu Quoc International Airport always ensures to meet the operating needs of all current flights.

Passenger terminal

The passenger terminal at Phu Quoc airport has an area of more than 24,000 square meters. This area is divided into two floors, and the specific roles of each floor are as follows:

- Ground floor: This is the area used to welcome and serve domestic and international tourists arriving. The ground floor is divided into baggage sorting area, technical room, customs area, consumer goods counter, and food service counter.

- 1st floor: This is the area serving domestic and international passengers in the direction of departure. The first floor is divided into areas such as check-in counters, security counters, checked baggage conveyors, etc.

The aircraft apron of Phu Quoc Airport is spacious and modernThe aircraft apron of Phu Quoc Airport is spacious and modern

3. Information on current flight routes is available at Phu Quoc Airport

Currently, Phu Quoc airport is operating both international and domestic flights. As follows:

- Domestic flights: There are currently 5 airlines operating domestic flights to Phu Quoc, including: Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, Pacific Airlines, Bamboo Airways, and Vietravel Airlines. Flights from Phu Quoc to existing provinces: Ho Chi Minh - Phu Quoc, Da Lat - Phu Quoc, Quy Nhon - Phu Quoc, Hanoi - Phu Quoc,...

- International routes: Airlines operating international routes to Phu Quoc include: Vietjet Air, Korean Air, Thai Airways, China Airlines,... International flights landing in Phu Quoc include: Bangkok - Phu Quoc, Beijing – Phu Quoc, and Busan – Phu Quoc.

How far is Phu Quoc International Airport from the city center?

From Phu Quoc airport, it will take visitors about 30 - 40 minutes to travel to the city center. However, this time period will also fluctuate depending on the type of vehicle you use. If you take a taxi, the travel time will be shorter than by motorbike or bus.

Phu Quoc Airport currently operates both international and domestic flightsPhu Quoc Airport currently operates both international and domestic flights

Currently, to move from Phu Quoc international airport to the city center, visitors can choose two routes. One is to go through TL47; this route has a travel time of about 30 minutes and is also the fastest route. The second route people can choose is the Duong Dong bypass; this route will take visitors about 37 minutes to travel.

Transportation to Phu Quoc Airport

To get to Phu Quoc international airport, visitors can choose many means of transport. Specifically, you can get to the airport by the following means of transport:

- Bus: This is a means of helping people save a lot of money. Usually, the price from the center to the airport is only about 20,000 VND.

- Taxi: If you want to save time, you should choose a taxi. Current taxi fares usually range from 180,000 VND - 220,000 VND/trip.

- Airport shuttle: Currently, there are many airport shuttle services operating at Phu Quoc airport. Visitors can use the shuttle service of airlines or travel companies. Depending on your conditions and preferences, you can choose the appropriate shuttle type.

- Motorbike rental: At Phu Quoc International Airport, there are many motorbike rental establishments. If you don't have much luggage and like to experience new routes, you can choose to rent a motorbike to move from the airport to the city center.

- Motorbike taxi: If you have motion sickness or weak steering and cannot drive a motorbike yourself, you can rent a motorbike taxi to move from the airport to the desired locations. Motorbike taxi prices here currently range from 60,000 VND - 70,000 VND/ trip.

There are many means of transport for visitors to move from the airport to the city centerThere are many means of transport for visitors to move from the airport to the city center

Tourist destinations near Phu Quoc international airport that tourists should refer to

If you come to Phu Quoc and don't visit the famous tourist attractions here, it would be a mistake. So currently, what are the ideal tourist destinations near Phu Quoc international airport? Here are some destinations tourists can consider:

1. VinWonders Phu Quoc Park

VinWonders Phu Quoc is the new name of Vinpearl Phu Quoc, one of the popular entertainment destinations in this paradise land. With many interesting games, visitors will have moments of "letting loose" to their fullest. Immersed in exciting games, you will gradually forget all your tiredness and have an unforgettable trip.

VinWonders Phu Quoc with many attractive games to serve touristsVinWonders Phu Quoc with many attractive games to serve tourists

2. Vinpearl Safari Phu Quoc

If you love wild animals, you cannot miss Vinpearl Safari Phu Quoc. With more than 3,000 animals of 150 species, this is the first semi-wild zoo in our country. Coming here, visitors will have the opportunity to admire many rare animals around the world. In addition, you can also participate in many attractive and interesting games here.

3. Visit Ganh Dau

When coming to Phu Quoc, visitors should not miss the poetic beauty of Ganh Dau Cape. Coming here, you will enjoy the most poetic scenery, with one side being the sea and the other side being the land. In addition, visitors will also be able to see uniquely shaped coral reefs, beautiful rock reefs, and fresh, refreshing air. Moreover, from Ganh Dau Cape, you can also see Cambodia's Ta Lon Mountain.

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4. Some other famous places in Phu Quoc

In addition to the places we just listed, visitors to Phu Quoc can also visit the following famous tourist attractions:

  • Doi Moi Island
  • Khem Beach
  • Sao Beach
  • Truc Lam
  • Phu Quoc Night Market
  • Ham Ninh fishing village
  • Long Beach
  • Pepper Farm

So we have just learned together all the most detailed information about Phu Quoc airport. Hopefully with this article, visitors will understand more about this important international airport. And if you have the opportunity to come to Phu Quoc, don't forget to visit the attractions that HoaBinh Airlines has just introduced! If you need any information, please contact our hotline: 0913.311.911 - 0939.311.911 for dedicated support.