Siem Reap International Airport

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 particular.

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.

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Technical details

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.

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Passenger traffic

Year Passengers Aircraft movements
2001 449,700 12,400
2002 572,700 13,600
2003 551,300 12,000
2004 799,700 15,500
2005 1,038,100 16,900
2006 1,360,400 18,900
2007 1,732,400 22,000
2008 1,531,820 19,982
2009 1,255,166 18,247
2010 1,520,537 20,069
2011 1,845,645 23,570


Airline companies operating on the airport

There are 16 airline companies operating on Siem Reap International Airport:
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 Vietnam Airlines.

Siem Reap Airport capacity (seats per week) by carrier, 18-Jul-2011 to 24-Jul-2011

 Source: Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation and Innovata

Visa information

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 Cambodian Visa.

Duty free, shops and services

  • The duty free shop is located in the International Hall, Departure and Arrival area, and is open from 05.00 in the morning to midnight.
  • Bamboo Indochine, Fashion and accessories boutique, International Departure Hall open from 05.00 to midnight.
  • Soma Flower, Flower + Souvenir and Decoration shop, International Departure Hall open from 05.00 to midnight.
  • Monument Books, Books and Toys shop, International Departure Hall open from 05.00 to midnight.
  • Artisans d'Angkor, Souvenir and Art craft boutique, International Departure Hall open from 05.00 to midnight.
  • FCC Bar , Departure at the International Lounge, open from 05.00 to midnight.
  • Asian Spice, Restaurant with local dishes, coffees and fruit shakes, located at the public concourse at the International Arrival zone, open from 05.00 to midnight.
  • Deli Paris, Western and French snacks/pastry, International Departure check-in zone, open from 05.00 to midnight.
  • Blue Pumpkin, Western and French snacks/pastry, International Departure Hall open from 05.00 to midnight.
  • The Dairy Queen, Ice-cream/waffle/burgers/hot dogs/etc..., International Departure Hall open from 05.00 to midnight.
  • Beauty Spa Foot Massage, complete well-being salon, International Departure Hall open from 08.00 to midnight.
  • Le salon CIP Lounge, Restaurant and Rest zone with total privacy, International Departure Hall open from 05.00 to midnight.

Find more details about the Siem Reap International Airport shops here. 

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Getting to town

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 city:

  • Local transport as Tuk-Tuk, for maximum 4 pax. if not so much luggage, 5$
  • Taxi with A/C, for maximum 4 pax, 7$

Passenger information requests

Information Tel. No. Extension Email
Flights Enquiries +855 12 250 179 6327-8
Lost and Found +855 92 171 932 6227
Terminal Facilities +855 12 938 522 6321
Business Lounge +855 12 938 522 6326
Direct lines to operator  +855 63 761 261 2590  


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