Ho Chi Minh City Airport Quick Facts

History

Tan Son Nhat Airport was first constructed in the 1930s by the French Colonial government as small unpaved airport. By mid-1956 United States of America foreign aid built a 7,200-foot (2,190 m) runway and terminal facilities to became South Vietnam's international airport. During the Vietnam War, Tan Son Nhut Air Base was used by both the United States and the South Vietnamese Air Force (VNAF).

Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat International Airport, a joint civilian and military airport, is located 4 miles (6 km) north of the center (District 1) of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).

Airport Code

Tan Son Nhat International Airport IATA airport code is SGN and ICAO code is VVTS

Location

Located at 10°49?08?N, 106°39?07?E, 33 feet (10 meters) above sea level, Ho Chi Minh City International Airport is located 4 miles (6 km) north of Ho Chi Minh City center.

Capacity

15-17 million passengers per year

Two runways

Runway 07L/25R - 3,048 meters - 10,000 feet long - Concrete

Runway 07R/25L - 3,800 meters - 12,468 feet long - Concrete

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