PHU BAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN HUE



The airport in Hue is Phu Bai airport, which was built during the French colonial period, the French purpose built this airport to serve Hue city. After many upgrades and repairs, Phu Bai has become a big international airport in Vietnam.

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Hue airport
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Phu Bai International airport in Hue is located in Phu Bai ward, Huong Thuy town, Thua Thien Hue province - about 13km from the center of Hue city. Phu Bai was built in the 1940s by the French colonialists. After many upgrades and repairs such as extending the runway to meet the requirement of larger aircraft; system of taxiways, parking lots, drainage systems, navigation lights, Phu Bai airport in Hue currently has a runway of 2700m long, 45m wide. The lighting system always ensures maximum technology and safety for night flights.

Airport in Hue

Source: Wiki 

Phu Bai airport in Hue Vietnam was put into use and operated on March 26, 1976, with the mission of being a mixed airport, used for military and civil transit. On April 25, 1994, the Prime Minister approved a plan to renovate and extend the runway by 900m, to be able to meet larger aircraft. On August 29, 2007, Phu Bai was decided by the Minister of Transport to become an international airport, and this is the fourth international airport in Vietnam. 
Hue Vietnam airport codes: 
- IATA: HUI
- ICAO: VVPB

I - Airport in Hue - departures & arrivals information

The flights to Phu Bai are operated by airlines such as Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, Pacific Airlines, Bamboo Airways, and Jetstar Pacific, each airline has a different quality, ticket price and number characteristics.

Phu Bai airport

Source: Internet

Domestic flights to airport:

Flight routes

Frequency

Ha Noi ⇔ Hue

3

Ho Chi Minh City ⇔ Hue

5

Hai Phong ⇔ Hue

1-2

Da Lat ⇔ Hue

2

II - Hue airport transportation 

The distance between the airport and Hue city center is about 13km.  After getting off the airport, you can get to the city center and visit the popular attractions such as Hue imperial city, Perfume pagoda, Lang Co beach,...

Here are the best ways to get from the airport to the city center: 

1 - Public bus

You can take bus No.02 or bus No.07
- Bus No.02: 
Operating time: 4:45am - 10:15pm
From Hue airport to city bus route : Phu Bai Industrial Park - Mien Nam bus station - Mien Bac bus station
Ticket price:
+ Phu Bai Industrial Park - Mien Nam bus station: 5,000 VND ($0.22)
+ Phu Bai Industrial Park - Mien Bac bus station: 7,000 VND ($0.30)
- Bus No.07: another public bus from Hue airport to city
Operating time: 5:15am - 6pm
Route: Mien Bac bus station - Phu Bai Industrial Park - Lang Co
Ticket price: 7,000 - 20,000 VND ($0.3 - 0.86) 

2 - Shuttle bus from Phu Bai airport in Hue to city

Frequency: 30 - 60 minutes / trip
Ticket price: 50,000 VND / person ($2.15)
Duration: 30 minutes
Booking through Vietnam Airlines or Vietjet Air or catch directly at the airport. 

Hue airport shuttle bus

Source: Wiki 

3 - Phu Bai airport in Hue taxi

Taxi cost: from 170,000 - 250,000 VND ($7.3 - 10.8)
Duration: 30 minutes
Some taxi from airport in Hue to city center:
- Phu Xuan: (84-54) 878 787
- Dong Ba: (84-54) 848 484
- Mai Linh: (84-54) 3 898 989
- Thanh Do: (84-54) 858 585
- Thanh Hung: (84-54) 863 863

III - Map of the airport in Hue

Hue airport map

Source: Internet

Hue city - the ancient capital of Vietnam is one of the most worth-visiting destinations for culture & cuisine experience. The most popular Hue attractions are Hue imperial city, Lang Co beach & bay, Khai Dinh tomb, and Tu Duc tomb
That is a quick look at Phu Bai - the only airport in Hue with necessary information about location, code, routes and services. 

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