Airports in Laos - list of international airports in Laos

Airports in Laos

Airports in Laos

One and a half dozen airports in Laos rather resemble small airfields, in which even the runway is a "concrete road" or even a grassy field. The only major air port is located in Vientiane. The city where the airport is located is the capital of the country and this is where all international flights land..
To travel to Vientiane, Russian tourists usually choose Aeroflot flights to Bangkok or Ho Chi Minh City, where they transfer to Thai Airways or Vietnam Airlines, respectively. Travel time between the capitals of Russia and Laos is approximately 10 hours excluding transfers.

Laos International Airport

Wattay Airport is located just 5 km from the center of the Lao capital in the northwest of the country. Its passengers have three terminals at their disposal. The two old ones - the big one and the small one - take domestic flights, while the new one serves international flights. In addition, the Laos airport is also used by the military.

Airlines and destinations

The country's base airline is Lao Airlines, which operates both domestic flights and international flights. Its schedule includes flights to the airports of Bangkok, Busan, Da Nang, Guangzhou, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Kunming, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Seoul, Singapore. In addition to Cambodia, China, Vietnam and Korea, Lao Airlines regularly fly to all parts of Laos and deliver passengers to Huasai, Luang Prabang, Oudomxey, Pakse, Savannahet and Siaburi..
Foreign air carriers are represented by a small list, but getting from Laos airport to neighboring countries will not be difficult:

  • Air Asia operates regular flights to the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur.
  • Bangkok Airways flies to the international airport of the capital of Thailand.
  • Cambodia Angkor Air connects Vientiane not only with Phnom Penh, but also with Hanoi.
  • China Eastern Airlines flies to Kunming and Nanning.
  • Jin Air carries passengers to the capital of South Korea, Seoul.
  • Thai Airways fly to Bangkok.
  • Vietnam Airlines helps everyone to get to Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Cambodian Phnom Penh.

Infrastructure and transfer

At the services of passengers of the international terminal of Laos airport - a bank branch and a currency exchange office, Duty Free shops and a post office. While waiting for your flight, you can grab a bite to eat and use the internet cafe to send emails.
Transfer to the city center is carried out by taxi and local public transport "tuk-tuk". Parking lots are located at the exit from the arrivals area. It is best to negotiate prices with the drivers of any transport in advance..
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