The Phu Quoc International Airport on Phu Quoc Island is Vietnam's fifth largest airport that has a passenger capacity of approximately to 5 million people annually. It is located only a few kilometers south of the major tourist areas of Long Beach (Bai Truong), Long Beach Village, and Duong Dong Town. Just south of the airport are the major luxury resorts and a highway that leads to An Thoi Port.
Airport Name: Phu Quoc International Airport
Address: Tổ 2, Ấp Dương Tơ,, Dương Tơ, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang, Vietnam
IATA Code: PQC | ICAO Code: VVPQ
GPS: 10°10′18″N 103°59′28″E
Completed: 2012 by Airports Corporation of Vietnam
Costs: $810MN US million
Max Capacity: 7MN passengers per year
Runway Length: 3000 meters
Arriving at Phu Quoc International Airport – What to expect
When your plane touches down on the tarmac you will exit from either the front or rear of your aircraft. You will then board a bus which will take you to the arrivals section of the airport.
If you do not have any luggage checked in you can immediately exit the airport otherwise you will have to wait about 10 minutes for the airport staff to unload all luggage from the plane. Make sure you keep your luggage tags as there will be someone near the exit doors to check all bags.
At the arrival area you will find BIDV, VietcomBank, and Sacombank ATM machines where you can withdraw money from either your domestic or international bank accounts. There are also ATM's at Long Beach Village, Duong Dong Town, An Thoi Town, Ham Ninh Village, Cua Can Village, and Ganh Dau Village.
Once you have exited the airport you can find a variety of transport options. If you are staying at a major resort, there will be someone waiting to pick you up. If not, you can take a taxi and there will be quite a few waiting for you. There are 4 taxi company's that serve the airport and the prices are more or less the same depending on the size of the vehicle you choose. In addition to the taxi fares you are also responsible for the airport toll, which is 20,000VND. Your taxi driver will either ask you to pay this toll up front or add it to the overall fare upon arrival to your destination.
Approximate Taxi Fares:
The following is a range of fares. The fare will vary depending on the size of vehicle you choose.
Tip: If you want to save some money, we suggest you go to the Departure Area of the airport located on the second floor and find the smaller and cheaper Phu Quoc island taxi. The cost savings will be quite large depending on where you are going. Alternatively you can take a Shuttle Bus from the Airport to Duong Dong Town for 50,000VND
If you do not have any luggage checked in and are traveling by yourself, you can take a motorbike taxi (aka “Xe Om”) into town. The motorbike taxis are located in the passenger drop off parking lot area. To find the parking lot, first exit the airport and then turn right and head towards the large paved lot.
The cost of a motorbike taxi are as follows:
The cost for the motorbike taxi roughly equates to 10,000VND per 1km and you also have to pay a 5,000VND toll.
Xe Om Area
Note: You can pre-arrange a motorbike taxi by calling Chú Vũ: +840939549828. He speaks Vietnamese but his son can speak English and will help translate.
When your visit to the island is over and it is time to fly back to your city of origin, then you will need to go to the second floor of the airport where the departure area is located. At the departure area there are a few souvenir shops, a liquor shop, pearl jewelry shop, a Nike store, and 2 coffee shops. Once you pass the airport security screening and head towards the departure gate seating area you will also find more pearl jewelry shops, a Burger King, a bar, a Vietnamese restaurant, and more souvenir shops.
Airlines That Fly To Phu Quoc
As of 2017, there are currently 4 domestic airlines that fly in and out of Phu Quoc International Airport (IATA Code: PQC | ICAO Code: VVPQ):
Air Mekong is also present on the island but not operational since the closure of the old airport. There are also thirty direct chartered flights per month from the United Kingdon (TUI), Sweden (TUI), Norway (TUI), and Russia (Pegas Touristik) and guests from these countries are eligible for the 30 day Phu Quoc Visa exemption.
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