The Info List - Siem Reap International Airport

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Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport (IATA: REP, ICAO: VDSR) (Khmer: អាកាសយានដ្ឋានអន្តរជាតិសៀមរាបអង្គរ French: Aéroport International de Siem Reap-Angkor) serves Siem Reap, a popular tourist destination due to nearby Angkor Wat. It is the busiest airport in Cambodia
in terms of aircraft movements.[1] The airport's new terminal was inaugurated on 28 August 2006.[citation needed] The Cambodian government has plans to replace the airport with a new one, 60 km from Siem Reap.[2]


1 Facilities 2 Airfield 3 Airlines and destinations 4 Statistics 5 See also 6 References 7 External links

Facilities[edit] The airport is at an elevation of 60 feet (18 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 05/23 with a concrete surface measuring 2,550 by 45 metres (8,366 ft × 148 ft).[3][4] As of 2008, extensions to the airport's apron and parking areas are taking place. Air Traffic Control is provided by CATS ( Cambodia
Air Traffic Services), with full approach and aerodrome VHF facilities being housed in the control tower, between the fire station and the domestic terminal. Area control is still provided from CATS Centre in Phnom Penh (Pochentong) VHF frequencies used at Siem Reab are: Tower: 118.000 MHz (AM) Approach: 124.300 MHz (AM) ACC (FIR): 127.500 MHz (AM) Ground (apron): 121.750 MHz (AM) ATIS (WX): 129.950 MHz (AM) Tower – fire 3A: 143.750 MHz (FM) CATS are also responsible for clearing takeoffs and landings of tourist helicopters from the "Big Balloon" site, 3 km away, near Angkor Wat. Both Helicopters Cambodia
and Sokha Helicopters operate from the airport, with Sokha mainly operating from the Big Yellow Balloon site. The airport itself is located some 6 km outside Siem Reap, just off National Route 6 north. Runway
alignments are 23 & 05, with only 23 being used for takeoff, due to flight restrictions over Angkor temple. Airfield[edit]

Runway: 2,550 m (8,370 ft) long x 45 m (148 ft) width (with shoulders 2.5m wide each). Perpendicular taxiway: length: 240 m (790 ft) width: 20 m (66 ft) and 10 metres of shoulders. Under construction: 1 (length: 600 metres, width: 25 metres and 15 metres of shoulders). Number of stands: 10

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Bangkok Airways
Bangkok Airways
A320 at the airport.

A320 at the airport.

Airlines Destinations

AirAsia Kuala Lumpur–International

Air Busan Busan

Air Seoul Seoul–Incheon

Bangkok Airways Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi

Bassaka Air Phnom Penh

Beijing Capital Airlines Haikou

Angkor Air Beijing–Capital, Da Nang, Guilin, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Hanoi, Hong Kong, Ho Chi Minh City, Nanning, Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville, Shanghai–Pudong

Bayon Airlines Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville

Cathay Dragon Hong Kong

Cebu Pacific Manila

China Eastern Airlines Chengdu,[5] Kunming, Shanghai–Pudong

China Southern Airlines Guangzhou

Far Eastern Air Transport Charter: Taipei-Taoyuan

HK Express Hong Kong

Hainan Airlines Guangzhou,[6] Sanya

Jetstar Asia Airways Singapore

Jetstar Pacific Airlines Charter: Nha Trang

JC International Airlines Chongqing, Huai'an, Hong Kong,[7] Kunming, Macau, Phnom Penh, Seoul–Incheon, Sihanoukville, Taipei-Taoyuan, Xi'an

Lanmei Airlines Ho Chi Minh City, Macau, Phnom Penh, Shijiazhuang[8], Sihanoukville

Lao Airlines Luang Prabang, Pakse, Vientiane

Malaysia Airlines Kuala Lumpur–International

Shandong Airlines Chongqing

SilkAir Da Nang, Singapore

Sky Angkor Airlines Charter: Beijing–Capital, Chengdu, Dalian, Hefei, Kunming,, Nanchang, Nanning, Sihanoukville, Seoul–Incheon

Small Planet Airlines Cambodia Phnom Penh

Spring Airlines Chengdu,[9] Guangzhou,[10] Ningbo,[11] Shanghai–Pudong, Shantou,[11] Shenzhen[12]

Thai AirAsia Bangkok–Don Mueang, Phuket

Thai Airways operated by Thai Smile Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi

VietJet Air Hanoi

Vietnam Airlines Da Nang, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Luang Prabang Charter: Nha Trang, Phu Quoc

XiamenAir Fuzhou, Xiamen


Interior view of Siem Reap
Siem Reap
International Airport

Passengers and aircraft movements as of 2016:[13]

Year Passengers Aircraft movements

2001 449,700 12,400

2002 572,700 13,600

2003 551,300 12,000

2004 799,700 15,500

2005 1,038,100 16,900

2006 1,360,400 18,900

2007 1,732,400 22,000

2008 1,531,800 20,000

2009 1,255,200 18,200

2010 1,581,309 20,447

2011 1,826,118 23,415

2012 2,223,029 26,248

2013 2,663,337 31,590

2014 3,018,669 35,696

2015 3,296,513 37,296

2016 3,478,300 37,698

2017 4,209,000 43,568

See also[edit]

Aviation portal

Battambang Airport Kampong Cham Airport Phnom Penh International Airport List of airports in Cambodia


^ " Cambodia
Airports Traffic Data".  ^ Siva Govindasamy (22 September 2010). " Cambodia
eyes new airport for Siem Reap". Flightglobal.  ^ Airport information for VDSR from DAFIF (effective October 2006) ^ http://www.schedule-coordination.jp/apaca/db%20pdf/cambodia1.pdf ^ 东航7月12日开通成都至柬埔寨暹粒直飞航班 ^ " Hainan Airlines
Hainan Airlines
expands Guangzhou - SE Asia routes in late-July 2017". routesonline. Retrieved 17 July 2017.  ^ http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/275631/jc-international-adds-cambodia-hong-kong-routes-in-w17/ ^ https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/277655/lanmei-airlines-plans-shijiazhuang-service-from-late-march-2018/.  Missing or empty title= (help) ^ http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/269474/spring-airlines-adds-chengdu-siem-reap-service-in-w16/ ^ " Spring Airlines
Spring Airlines
Adds New Guangzhou International Routes from Sep 2016". routesonline. Retrieved 8 July 2016.  ^ a b " Spring Airlines
Spring Airlines
adds new Cambodia
routes from Dec 2017". routesonline. Retrieved 5 December 2017.  ^ " Spring Airlines
Spring Airlines
adds new SE Asia routes in May 2017". routesonline. Retrieved 28 April 2017.  ^ http://www.cambodia-airports.com/index.php? http://www.rep.aero/en/our-business/traffic-data?field_type_value=All&field_year_value=2014#anchor option=com_trafficdata&Itemid=79&lang=en

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport.

Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport at Cambodia
International Airports website Current weather for VDSR at NOAA/NWS Accident history for REP at Aviation Safety Network

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