- 1. About Phu Quoc International Airport
- 2. How far is it from Vinpearl Phu Quoc to the airport?
- 3. The specific directions from Vinpearl Phu Quoc to Phu Quoc Airport
Phu Quoc Airport is the first destination in your itinerary to the pearl island. It is also likened to the connection point for your trip to other places in Vietnam or Asian countries. To know more about it, don’t ignore this informative article! It will help you be well-prepared for your approaching vacation in Phu Quoc.
1. About Phu Quoc International Airport
Phu Quoc Airport is officially named Phu Quoc International Airport with the airport code of PQC. This is the third international airport that was built in the South of Vietnam. It is located in the Southern area of Phu Quoc Island, in Duong To Commune, Phu Quoc City, Kien Giang Province, thus making it an ideal choice for those who want to pay a visit to the pearl island.
The airport was completed in November 2012, and started operating the first flights in December of the same year with modern aviation technology and infrastructure. Thanks to this feature, it can receive a great number of large aircrafts such as Boeing 777, Boeing 747-400 or equivalent.
Since being put into operation until now, Phu Quoc Airport has always maintained a high and stable growth rate, becoming a trade gateway between Phu Quoc Island and many domestic and international provinces. Its commercial flights have made a very important contribution to the economic, social and tourism development of the pearl island, as well as protecting the sovereignty of the sea and islands in the South of Vietnam.
1.1. How many airports have direct flights to Phu Quoc?
There are 16 airports with direct flights to Phu Quoc throughout the world, located over 16 destinations in 4 countries. Among them, there are 11 domestic flight routes to Phu Quoc from some big cities around Vietnam. Therefore, if you want to have a perfect trip to this famous island, you should know whether there is a direct flight from your city or not.
To be specific, here, you can find all the cities and countries with direct flights to Phu Quoc, sorted by popularity: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN), Hanoi (HAN), Hai Phong (HPH), Da Nang (DAD), Vinh (VII), Can Tho (VCA), Thanh Hoa (THD), Da Lat (DLI), Hue (HUI), Nha Trang (CXR), Rach Gia (VKG), Seoul (ICN), Kuala Lumpur (KUL), Mumbai (BOM), New Delhi (DEL) and Singapore (SIN).
1.2. How many terminals are there in Phu Quoc Airport?
In Phu Quoc Airport, there are two terminals: one for domestic flights and one for international flights. The domestic terminal is on the Eastern side with an area of 4,716 square meters. Meanwhile, the international terminal, which is on the Western side, has a larger area of 5,433 square meters.
To optimize the check-in process for passengers, there are 36 counters in Phu Quoc Airport, including 18 international and 18 domestic ones. Like any airport in the world, it offers 10 security scanners and 10 baggage conveyors to ensure that passengers, especially travelers to Phu Quoc, have the best pre-flight and flight experiences.
1.3. Which services does Phu Quoc Airport offer?
Many services are available at the airport. Specifically, there are two stores where you can find Phu Quoc Airport lounges. While waiting for your flight, you can shop around or simply look at the sky at these places. Handicrafts, tee shirts, pearl jewelry, and liquors are the major items sold at the shops.
At the departure halls, there are two coffee shops, a Vietnamese restaurant, and a Burger King shop. These are good places to fill your stomach with some tasty food and drink before you board the plane.
Regarding airport transfer, in front of the arrival halls, you can easily find a vehicle like a taxi, Phu Quoc Airport bus or motorbike taxi to get to the places you want. The cost of the transfer varies depending on the location of your accommodation or destination. Typically, it costs between 5 USD and 30 USD for one trip, plus a 1-USD airport toll.
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2. How far is it from Vinpearl Phu Quoc to the airport?
In the trip to Phu Quoc, many tourists choose to stay in the hotels and resorts of Vinpearl Phu Quoc to enjoy a luxurious stay and conveniently explore many famous attractions around the pearl island. Knowing exactly the distance from Phu Quoc Airport to Vinpearl Phu Quoc will help you save lots of time for other interesting activities.
2.1. Where is Vinpearl Phu Quoc?
Vinpearl Phu Quoc is located at Long Beach, one of the most beautiful waters of the pearl island which possesses unspoiled beauty and magnificent natural scenery. Coming to Vinpearl Phu Quoc, you will be resting in a complex with classy resorts and hotels, along with extremely diverse shopping, dining, spa and entertainment services. This 5-star complex with a series of modern utilities will promisingly bring you a great accommodation experience.
The distance from the airport to Vinpearl Phu Quoc is only about 30 kilometers. Thanks to the development of infrastructure in the pearl island, you will find it easy to travel to Vinpearl Phu Quoc from the airport by many means of transportation for both convenience and cost savings.
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2.2. The means of transportation to go to Phu Quoc Airport
Besides finding out how far it is from Phu Quoc Airport to Vinpearl Phu Quoc, many tourists also spend time searching for the means of transportation to ensure the fastest and safest trip with their beloved. Details about these means are as follows:
- By shuttle buses offered by Vinpearl: For those who have booked rooms in Vinpearl Phu Quoc in advance, the shuttle bus service is completely free with a travel time of around 60 – 90 minutes. The bus will pick up and drop off the passengers at a number of stops in Duong Dong Town with a frequency of 15 – 30 minutes/trip, from 8 a.m to 9 p.m daily.
- By taxi: This is the favorite choice of many tourists. However, the fare for a trip of more than 30 kilometers will fluctuate around 550,000 VND/trip for a 4-seater car. Therefore, you should go in groups to save costs.
- By public means: The public bus fare from Phu Quoc Airport to Vinpearl Phu Quoc is quite low, only about 10,000 – 30,000 VND/trip. Public buses operate with a frequency of 30 minutes/trip between 7 a.m and 9 p.m and a frequency of 60 minutes/trip between 9 p.m and 2 a.m.
- By motorcycle: Renting a motorcycle will make it easier for you to get from one destination to another, especially from Vinpearl Phu Quoc to the airport. The cost of renting a motorcycle ranges from 100,000 VND to 200,000 VND a day, depending on the type of motorcycle.
3. The specific directions from Vinpearl Phu Quoc to Phu Quoc Airport
From Vinpearl Phu Quoc, you can travel along the route Cua Can – Ganh Dau for about 18 kilometers. Then, continue onto Hung Vuong Street, through Lam Anh Street for about 1.9 kilometers. From here, you should follow Provincial Road 47 to Duong To Commune for about 11.4 kilometers. At this point, you should watch for a sign indicating the entrance of the airport. From there, the distance to the main gate of the airport is only about 750 meters.
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Hopefully, the above information will help you know more about Phu Quoc Airport and decide the most suitable time to take a flight to the pearl island. Beside considering Phu Quoc Airport flight schedules, you should plan in detail where you want to visit in order not to waste any time in your trip. If you desire to step into an entertainment paradise, don’t forget to book tickets of VinWonders Phu Quoc and pay a visit to this place to explore it to the fullest.
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