Nha Trang Airport (Cam Ranh)

Nha Trang does not have an airport, or rather, in the past, Nha Trang used to have an airport, but now the old airport land has been converted into commercial and service land. When we talk about Nha Trang airport, we now understand that we are talking about Cam Ranh airport. With a prime location about 30km south of Nha Trang city, this airport not only serves travel needs but is also an important bridge to promote tourism and regional economic development.

Some details about the history of Cam Ranh airport

  • Period of World War II and Indochina War: Initially, Cam Ranh airport was built by the French army during World War II and then used during the Indochina War between France and Viet Minh.
  • Vietnam War (American War in Vietnam): During the Vietnam War, Cam Ranh airport played an important role. It was initially used by the US military as one of their largest military installations in Vietnam. Cam Ranh Airport became a major hub for air operations and logistics, and was home to a major military hospital.
  • Important role both during and after wartime: The airport has seen many military activities, including the deployment of fighter aircraft, transport aircraft, and other support operations. After the war ended, the airport was used by the Vietnamese army.
  • Transformation after the country is at peace: Since the late 20th and early 21st centuries, Cam Ranh Airport has transformed from a military facility to an international civil airport, with the construction of a new terminal and improved infrastructure to better serve tourism and trade.

The history of Cam Ranh Airport reflects Vietnam's transformation over the course of the 20th century, from a war-torn country to an important tourist destination and trading hub.

These are the flight routes currently operating at Cam Ranh airport: international and domestic (According to Wikipedia)

In the future, Cam Lam will be built into an airport urban area

Khanh Hoa province is preparing to expand its development through the construction of an airport urban area. This project is not only an important step forward in upgrading regional infrastructure but also contributes to the socio-economic development of the province.

The airport urban area is planned to create a modern living space, integrated with diverse amenities, from commercial, service, entertainment areas, to housing, offices, and industrial parks. green pill. The goal of the project is to form a multi-functional airport urban community, where residents can enjoy modern and comfortable life right next to the international traffic gateway.

There is no doubt that Cam Ranh International Airport is not only an important transportation infrastructure but also a symbol of the development and integration of Nha Trang and the Central region of Vietnam. The presence of this airport contributes to enriching the travel experience and making travel convenient for tourists.

Price of car traveling between Nha Trang & Cam Ranh airport

Bus (New Land)

29-seat cars and 9-seat cars (Limousines). Ticket prices are 60,000 VND and 100,000 VND

Every 30 minutes/trip by bus.

Traditional taxi

From 250,000 VND to 300,000 VND for a 4-seat taxi.

Grab taxi

View on Grab app.

Traveling between the airport and Nha Trang city center can be said to be very convenient because this is the most important traffic route in Khanh Hoa province.

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