New Siem Reap International Airport 98% Done, Opened in Mid-Oct with Light-rail Line

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Cambodia is set to open a new airport near UNESCO-listed Angkor Wat in October this year, which is called Siem Reap Angkor International Airport. DMC Vietnam will bring you some information about this:

All You Need to Know About This New Airport

  • Distance: Located about 50 km away from Siem Reap city center and 40km from Angkor Wat complex
  • Size: Spreads over 700 hectares – over 4 times the size of the Angkor Wat complex.
  • Code: Identified by its IATA code SAI and its ICAO code VDSA.
  • Capacity: The largest airport in Cambodia with the capacity to handle 7 million passengers per year initially, 10 million by 2030, and 20 million by 2050.
  • Abilities: 38 gates and be able to handle large passenger planes like the Airbus A-340-300 and A350-900 as well as the Boeing B777-200/300ER and B747-300/400.
  • Transfer: on Airport Highway (45 minutes by taxi) and by Light-rail trail (continuous reading)

Light-rail Line to New Siem Reap Airport

  • Not confirmed yet, but on studying with promising result
  • From Siem Reap city center to the new international airport
  • Offer a glimpse of the Kingdom’s development journey and reduce traffic congestion
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