Being the second largest airport in Cambodia, Siem
Reap International Airport welcomes just a little less passengers
than Phnom Penh International Airport. However, visitor numbers are
constantly increasing for both airports, thanks to the booming
tourism industry in South East Asia and in Cambodia in
Siem Reap Airport will charm you as soon as you set foot on
Cambodian soil. The airport has a clean and modern look with it's
contemporary design, decorated with traditional Khmer ornaments.
Located 8km out of the city center but only 3 km from the
magnificent Angkor Wat, watch from the window during the landing to
get a fantastic view of this unique site from the 12th century.
The SRIA extends over a land of 195ha and the terminal is a
building of 13.000 square meters (plus 700 square meter more for
the Domestic Terminal, and 649 for the Cargo) able to welcome over
2 million passengers a year. It's an airport of 4C category with a
runway length of 2550m, and 45 meters large with shoulders 2.5
meters wide each, having 16 stands and all the equipments for
navigation aids, rescue and fire fighting.
A project of a new airport have been launched by
the Cambodian government due to the increment of the traffic, it
will be located 60 km away from Siem Reap.
There are 16 airline companies operating on Siem Reap
Air Asia, Asiana Airlines, Bangkok Airways, BB Airways, Cambodia
Angkor Air, Cebu Pacific Air, China Eastern Airlines, China
Southern Airlines, Jetstar Asia, Korean Air, Lao Airlines, Malaysia
Airlines, Silk Air, Sky Wing Airlines, Tonle Sap Airlines and
Siem Reap Airport capacity
(seats per week) by carrier, 18-Jul-2011 to
Source: Centre for Asia Pacific
Aviation and Innovata
You can get easily your Visa at your arrival to the airport with
an international flight, if you didn't apply yet online for an
e-visa. Two types of Visa will be offered to you; the Tourist Visa
"type T" of one month and 20$ (you can extend it after for one more
month), or the Business Visa "type E" of one month also but 25$
(you can extend it after for one, three, six months or a year).
But check our Visa
requirements page for all the more useful information about
Find more details about the
Siem Reap International Airport shops here.
If your pick-up at arrival in Siem Reap airport is not included
in the accommodation you choose, or if simply you didn't book
anything, you can ask at the specific counter just out of the
terminal to arrange a transport for you. It's a fix price so no
need to bargain and no extra fee after the 8 km to reach the
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