Phnom Penh International Airport is the main airport of Cambodia and was formerly called Pochentong International Airport. The airport of Phnom Penh was a small airport that in recent years has grown enormously in terms of the numbers of flights and travelers (from half a million in 1998 to 1.2 million in 2007, and 1.3 million travelers in 2011 according to communications manager for Cambodia Airports Khek Norinda and news reports). This has to do with growing tourism in Cambodia and the arrival of regional budget flights. The airport appears modern, efficient, clean, and free from any kind of corruption as far as tourists are concerned, when arriving, departing, and purchasing visas on site.
Location: 7 km (4.3 miles) west of the capital city of Phnom Penh
Total land area: 450 ha.
Address: CAMS, District Dangkor, National Road 4, Phnom Penh
Tel: +855 23 890 890 or 023 890 022,042,043,458,520,890
Fax number: +855 23 890 274
Web-site: www.cambodia-airports.com or http://www.cambodia-airports.com/index.php?airport=PNH
Passenger traffic in 2010: 1,673,421. Flights in 2010: 20,156.International terminal: 16,000 square meters (on-going extension of the boarding lounge by 850 square meters). Handling capacity: 2 million passengers. Domestic terminal: 3,670 square meters
19 Airlines regularly operating: Air Asia, Air Finland, Angkor Airways, Asiana Airlines, Bangkok Airways, China Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Dragon Air, Eva Air, JetStar Asia, Korean Air, Lao Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Siem Reap Airways, Silk Air, Thai Airways, Vietnam Airlines.