Rach Gia Airport –Kien Giang

Thu, 22 Nov 2018. Last updated Mon, 03 Dec 2018 14:49

The network of airport system in Vietnam is growing rapidly in terms of service and expansion in scale. One of the airports that is increasingly invested in both quality and infrastructure is Rach Gia Airport – Kien Giang.

1. General information

Being a civil airport, located in the southwestern coast of Kien Giang Province, Rach Gia Airport was used for military operations. It also contributes significantly to the development of tourism in Kien Giang. At present, Rach Gia airport is operating under the management of Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam and is officially exploited and used as a civil airport of Kien Giang province with the expanded scale and improved services.

2. Contact information

- International name: Rach Gia Airport

- Address: 418 August Revolution Street, Vinh Loi ward, Rach Gia City, Kien Giang province

- Tel: 077.3864326

- Fax: 077.3910014

- Website: http://rachgiaairport.vn/

- IATA code: VKG

Vietnam Airlines

3. Terminal information

- Passenger terminal: the scale of 2500 m2, the capacity of 1 million passengers/year

+ The first floor: departure terminal and arrival terminal, VIP lounge, flight planning room, lost and found baggage counter, check-in area, and security check area.

+ The second floor: including waiting room, smoking room, meeting room and toilet area.

- Runway: one runway with 1500m long and 30m wide.

- Airport apron: the area of 15.000 m2

- Service time: 12/24

4. Popular airlines in Rach Gia Airport

Malaysia Airline -> 355 USDLanmei Airlines -> 393 USDCathay Pacific Airways -> 291 USDDragon Airlines -> 495 USD
Hong Kong Airlines <-> 748 USDQatar Airways -> 972 USDVietnam Airlines -> 50 USDThai Airways -> 434 USD
Singapore Airlines <-> 6,777 USDAir Canada <-> 3,278 USDChina Eastern Airlines -> 466 USDHahn Air -> 413 USD

Currently, Vietnam Airlines is the only airline operating domestic flights to Rach Gia airport in Kien Giang. Until now, there are 2 flights to/from Rach Gia, including Ho Chi Minh – Rach Gia and Phu Quoc –Rach Gia. Rach Gia airport has not served the international flights at present.

5. Popular flights from and to Rach Gia Airport

Rach Gia -> Ho Chi Minh City 50 USDHo Chi Minh City -> Rach Gia 52 USD
Rach Gia -> Bangkok 665 USDRach Gia -> Mumbai 544 USD
Rach Gia -> Copenhagen 1,098 USDRach Gia -> Casablanca 1,264 USD
Rach Gia -> Bucharest 1,186 USDRach Gia -> Oslo 1,101 USD
Rach Gia -> Hongkong 213 USDRach Gia -> Pusan 495 USD
Rach Gia -> Atlanta 1,167 USDRach Gia <-> Lisbon 2,096 USD
Rach Gia <-> Rome 1,484 USDRach Gia -> Barcelona 1,243 USD
Rach Gia <-> Chicago 1,135 USDRach Gia <-> Doha 1,876 USD
Rach Gia -> Berlin 1,038 USDRach Gia <-> Kolkata 856 USD
Rach Gia -> Taipei 368 USDRach Gia -> Chiang Mai 516 USD

6. Services and utilities in Rach Gia Airport

Rach Gia airport provides some services and utilities to meet the needs of tourists, consisting of:

- Shuttle services

- Internet services (Wifi free)

- Reception services

- Goods service

- Entertainment service

- Medical services

7. Transportation to/from Rach Gia Airport

Here are some suggestions to move to Rach Gia airport:

- Taxi: Some popular taxi firms at the airport are Mai Linh (077.38.38.38.38), Phuong Trinh (077.3.87.87.87), Dang Quang (077.3.789.789), An Hao (077.3.942.667), Gia Thao (077.3.89.89.89), Hoang Khuong (077.3.925.925).

- Bus: There are some main bus routes including:

+ Bus 01: Rach Gia – Tac Cau: Nguyen Binh Khiem – Tran Phu – Tran Hung Dao – Nguyen Trung Truc -  National Highway 61 – National Highway 63

+ Bus 02: Rach Gia – Thanh An: Nguyen Binh Khiem – Tran Phu – Tram Hung Dao – Nguyen Trung Truc – National Highway 80

+ Bus 03: Rach Gia – Giong Rieng: Nguyen Binh Khiem – Tran Phu – Ngo Quyen – Nguyen Van Cu – Nguyen Trung Truc – National Highway 61 – Ben Nhat Provincal road – Giong Rieng

+ Bus 04: Rach Gia – Giang Thanh: Nguyen Binh Khiem – National Highway 80

-Motorbike: With about 50.000 VND, you can arrive the city center quickly and conveniently. Cheap motorbike service are available everywhere at Rach Gia Airport.

Tourists can refer the information about airfare and schedule for flight from/to Rach Gia airport on website of AloTrip. AloTrip- the cheap flight ticket service will offer cheap flights and useful information to bring a great trip for tourists

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