Tho Xuan Airport (Thanh Hoa)

Tho Xuan Airport is the 22nd port in the network map of Vietnam’s airports. The airport has a very important political, socio-economic, national defense, and security significance in the sustainable development process of Thanh Hoa province as well as the North Central region; contribute to the development of commercial tourism in the locality, increase investment efficiency, and ensure political security in the region.

General Information

Sao Vang airport for the military previously served both civilian flights and was renamed Tho Xuan airport. Located in the North Central region, Tho Xuan airport is an important traffic bridge between Thanh Hoa city and the region with the two ends of the country.

Tho Xuan Airport (Thanh Hoa)

Tho Xuan airport is located in the administrative boundary of Sao Vang town, Tho Xuan district, Thanh Hoa province; nearly 40km from Thanh Hoa city, the total planned area is 654.8 ha.

With its role and function as a domestic airport, an airport for common military and civilian use, Tho Xuan airport is planned to grade 4E according to the standard code of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO); and is a Class I military airport.

Address: Sao Vang town, Tho Xuan district, Thanh Hoa province
Airport code: THD
Phone: (0237) 3830668
Fax: (0237) 3830898

The infrastructure of Tho Xuan Airport

Tho Xuan Airport has 01 runway symbolized as 13/31, 3,200 m long, 50 m wide.

  • Airport taxiway: Tho Xuan Airport’s taxiway system includes 01 main taxiway with the size of 3,200 m 25 m parallel to the runway and 06 other taxiways (S1-S6) perpendicular to the runway, connecting between runway with aircraft apron and station.
  • Aircraft apron: Tho Xuan airport has 01 aircraft yard, area: 230 m x 77 m, with 01 parking position, receiving A321 aircraft and equivalent or less.
  • Passenger terminal: Tho Xuan airport passenger terminal has an area of ​​1,150 m2 with a design flow of about 600,000 passengers/year; ensuring capacity for 190 passengers/rush hour, fully equipped with equipment for aviation and non-aviation operations.

How to get to the city center from Tho Xuan Airport?

Tho Xuan airport used to be called Sao Vang airport, located in Sao Vang town, Tho Xuan district, Thanh Hoa province. Tho Xuan Airport is about 45km west of Thanh Hoa city center.

From Tho Xuan airport to Thanh Hoa city center, you can choose a taxi or bus, depending on the number of people, purpose, and budget.


Taking a taxi from Tho Xuan airport to Thanh Hoa city center is quick and suitable for those traveling in groups of 4 or more. Taxi prices range from 450,000 VND / trip. Taxi companies can choose from such as Taxi from North Trung Nam, Taxi Mai Linh, Taxi Rang Dong, Taxi Mekong.


Bus from Tho Xuan airport to Thanh Hoa center you can choose bus route number 19; ticket price is about 25,000 VND / person. In addition to the bus, you can take the airport transfer to the city center for 50,000 VND.

In addition, from Tho Xuan Airport (THD) to Thanh Hoa city, you can also use the shuttle service of the airlines or take a motorbike taxi.

Some tourist attractions near Tho Xuan Airport

After landing at Tho Xuan airport (Thanh Hoa) you can move to the hotel, take off your luggage and rest. Then, depart to visit famous places in Thanh Hoa such as:

Pu Long Nature Reserve

Pu Luong Nature Reserve is about 90km from Tho Xuan Airport (THD).
Pu Luong nature reserve

Pu Luong Nature Reserve impresses visitors with its winding mountain pass paths; You will be immersed in natural landscapes, terraced fields, vast green forests and streams, mountain waterfalls, and the villages lying close together with interesting experiences.
Pu Luong Nature Reserve is about 90km from Tho Xuan Airport (THD).

Cam Luong fish stream

Cam Luong fish stream

Cam Luong magic fish stream in Cam Luong commune, Cam Thuy district is a stream over a hundred meters long and about 4 meters wide; and is home to tens of thousands of fish species of all colors. Every year, Cam Luong’s magic fish stream attracts thousands of visitors.
Tho Xuan airport is 70km from Cam Luong’s god fish stream.

Sam Son Beach

Sam Son Beach Thanh Hoa

Coming to Thanh Hoa, you cannot ignore Sam Son beach, an attractive tourist destination in the summer. Sam Son Beach is famous for its long, gentle sand and clear blue sea. Sam Son tourism attracts most visitors from the beginning of March to the end of October.
Tho Xuan airport is about 60km from Sam Son beach.

Hai Tien beach

Hai Tien beach Thanh Hoa

If you want to enjoy the pristine sea and less crowded than Sam Son, you can “change the wind” with Hai Tien beach. Blue sea, white sand, golden sunshine, together with casuarina forests and green coconut forests; Hai Tien beach deserves to be a sea paradise in the summer for vacation trips and summer travel.
Tho Xuan Airport is about 55km from Hai Tien beach.

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