Vinh international airport is the place you stop on the journey to Nghe An. This is a combined civilian-military airport built and completed in 1937. Vinh International Airport is located in Nghi Lien commune, Vinh city, about 7-8km from the city center.
The airport is fully equipped with fire alarm systems, parking lots, traffic, electric lights, water supply, and drainage … to ensure the safety and essential needs of domestic and foreign passengers. Currently, Vinh International Airport has a single runway 2,400m long, 30m wide, and can receive about 35 flights per day. There are 4 domestic airlines operating flights from one of the provinces such as Saigon, Hanoi, Da Lat, or Buon Me Thuot.
Headquarters: Vinh International Airport, Nghi Lien, Vinh City, Nghe An
General information & The infrastructure of Vinh International Airport
Vinh International Airport (IATA: VII, ICAO: VVVH) has a runway of 2400 m long, 45 m wide, and asphal concrete surface. Apron has an area of 30,000 m².
The passenger terminal – Vinh airport was started in April 2014, is invested by the Airports Corporation of Vietnam; with a total investment of nearly 1,200 billion. The project is planned based on the goal of building a complete, comfortable, aesthetic, modern, and high-quality civil aviation terminal; level of service according to Level of service C according to the standard classification of passenger service of IATA.
The passenger terminal project has been completed and put into use since January 2015. The terminal has 2 floors, including 4 exit doors; of which the first floor serves incoming passengers, the second floor serves outbound passengers. Operating capacity 3 million passengers/year, capable of serving 1,000 passengers/rush hour.
Inside the terminal, there are 28 check-in counters, 2 outbound luggage conveyors, 2 arrival luggage conveyors, 4 lifts; fully equipped with a CCTV system, security projector, luggage scanner …
On February 23, 2019, the People’s Committee of Nghe An Province and the Vietnam Aviation Corporation (ACV) inaugurated the Vinh international terminal. Vinh International Terminal includes 2 floors (built on the basis of the old terminal); the first floor is the departure and arrival terminals; the departure station includes 07 check-in counters, 4 exit counters, and services. other food and drink.
The arrival terminal includes 1 arrival hall and 4 immigration counters. The 2nd floor is an isolated lounge area, including 2 exit doors. Capacity for 800,000 passengers / year.
How to get to the city center from Vinh International Airport?
Vinh Airport is about 7km from the city center and it will take you about 15 – 20 minutes to arrive. Right after landing, you choose one of four modes of transportation: taxi, bus, motorbike taxi, or shuttle bus.
With a relatively close travel distance, passengers can choose from one of the taxi companies right at the pick-up hall; such as taxi Van Xuan, taxi Mai Linh, Song Lam, Thanh Vinh, … Normally, the price of the taxi to the middle city center only from 120,000 to 150,000 VND / trip.
If you travel in groups of 4, it only takes about 30,000 VND / person to reach the center. According to our travel experience, before getting in the car you should negotiate the price with the taxi owner or take the time to move out of the airport area to catch a cheaper taxi.
Motorbike taxi is also chosen by many passengers, but this form is only suitable for those who travel alone and carry little luggage. You go out of the station and move to the left area of the airport and you can see a lot of motorbike taxi drivers waiting. The price of a motorbike taxi trip to the center usually ranges from 50,000 to 70,000 VND / trip.
Airport shuttle bus
If you choose a door-to-door shuttle, passengers should contact the owner so they can schedule their pick-up time at the airport. This service is very suitable for people traveling in groups, in large groups, or touring. For this method, passengers will not have to worry about finding means of transport between tourist destinations.
The public bus
Currently, from Vinh airport to the city center, there is no bus service in operation. Therefore, if you want to choose this method, you have to take the time to catch a motorbike taxi to the bus station about 1.5km away. Take the bus, passengers can go directly to famous tourist attractions in Vinh such as Sen village, Uncle Ho village, Cua Lo beach, …
Some tourist attractions near Vinh International Airport
Cua Lo Beach
This is one of the most famous beaches of Nghe An with extremely crowded tourists in the summer. This is also an ideal photo spot when you will be comfortably posing by the beach, sand dunes; Or you can immediately catch the best moments when you walk around here, parks here or areas with lots of pine trees.
Thanh Chuong tea hill
Located in the western part of Nghe An, famous for its extremely hot and dry climate, you will feel completely cool when you step into the tea oasis in Thanh Chuong district.
The hills are covered with the immense green color of tea trees; mixed among the hills are lakes reflected in tea color. When the sun’s rays start to shine, the whole tea hill becomes brilliantly beautiful and the fresh air makes you surprised.
Lan Chau Island
This is definitely the most beautiful island in Cua Lo with a scene that is a bit ancient, very quiet, and poetic. With its rocky road and Lan Chau lighthouse, Lan Chau Island is not as splendid as other lighthouses in the country but still possesses a peaceful beauty in the middle of an infatuated Lan Chau.
Recently, Lan Chau has emerged as a new attractive destination, so the tourism services here are also being upgraded to meet the needs of visitors in all regions. Here, you will have the opportunity to enjoy fresh seafood, the yachts that take you to visit the island, as well as water sports, are gradually improving.
Bai Lu Beach
Bai Lu Beach is a tourist destination in Nghe An, converging mountains, sea, and forests; so this is of course an attractive destination with open scenery, nature in harmony with the blue, clear and blue water.
In addition to the familiar Cua Lo, Bai Lu Beach also promises to be an ideal tourist destination and taking pictures for tourists. Even, you seem to always have a beautiful picture in the middle of nature no matter what angle you stand here.
Sen Village – Uncle Ho’s hometown
Sen village or Kim Lien village is the place that gave birth to and nurtured the great leader of our people. Behind the green bamboo and areca rows is the simple, rustic 5-room house of the family of Nguyen Sinh Sac, the father of President Ho Chi Minh. Currently, although time has passed for a long time, the memorabilia in the house of Mr. Sac is still preserved almost intact from the chest, the cabinet, the wooden tray to the letter, the treason, and ink…
Pu Mat National Park
This is one of the national forests that possesses many rare flora and fauna in the country with a natural area of 194,000 hectares; of which the conservation area is 94,000 hectares and the buffer zone is 100,000 hectares.
Coming to Pu Mat, you will have the opportunity to observe plants with strange shapes you first saw or huge old trees, … You cannot miss the majestic Kem waterfall, water ripple year-round.
Coming to Pu Mat, you can hardly ignore the joy of walking in the forest, watching the wild natural scenery, enjoying the fresh air of the forest. This place is one of the beautiful tourist destinations in Nghe An.