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Aerial view of Phnom Penh International Airport
in June 2004. The military side is on the left.
(photo, M Radzi Desa)


Airports and Airfields

This page gives details of many of the airports and airfields located in Cambodia. The ARK took over many airstrips used by AdlA before independence.

Ampil (IATA code: AMP)
Also called Phumi Ampil, Ampil Airport is located in the far north west of the country, close to the Thai border. It is north east of Siem Reap. It is currently in civilian use.
Runway data: Rwy 01/19, Size: ? ft, Elev: 70 ft, Location: 103 07.21 E, 14 13.75 N.

Anlong Veng (IATA code: ANV)
Anlong Veng is located near Oddor Meanchey, near the Thai border. It is 51 miles due north of Siem Reap.
Runway data: Rwy 04/22, Size: 1008 x 45 m, Elev: 100 ft, Location: 104 06' 09" E, 14 13' 11" N.

Battambang (IATA code: VDBG, IATA code: BBM)
Battambang is located in the north west of the country, on the Bangkok-Phnom Penh railway line. Date of construction not known. It is in current military and civil use.
Runway data: Rwy 07/25, Size: 5250 x 112 ft (1600 x 34 m), Elev: 59 ft (18 m), Location: 103 13' 28" E, 13 05' 44" N.

Kampong Cham (ICAO code: VDKH, IATA code: KZC)
Kampong Cham Airport is located in the south east of the country, on the Mekong River. It is north east of Phnom Penh. It is still used by civilian aircraft.
Runway data: Concrete Rwy 18/36, Size: 7874 x 164 ft (2400 x 50 m), Elev: 56 ft (17 m), Location: 104 33' 50" E, 12 15' 19" N.

Kampot (IATA code: KMT)
Kampot Airport is located close to the south coast, east of Sihanoukville. Date of construction not known. It is currently in civilian use.
Runway data: Rwy ?/?, Size: 2624 ft, Elev: 42 ft, Location: 104 10' 0" E, 10 38' 0" N.

Koh Kong (ICAO Code: VDKK, IATA code: KKZ)
Koh Kong Airport (also called Krong Koh Kong) is located on the west coast, just below a thin strip of Thai territory that runs along the coast. It is due west of Phnom Penh. Date of construction not known. It is still used by civilian aircraft.
Runway data: Paved Rwy 12/30, Size: 4200 ft (1285 x 28 m), Elev: 15 ft, Location: 102 58' 0" E, 11 38' 0" N.

Kompong Chhnang (IATA code: KZC)
Kompong Chhnang Airport (also Kampong Chhnang) is located at the southern tip of Tonle Sap lake, in the centre of the country, 50 miles north east of the capital. It was built by the Chinese circa 1977, to house the Shenyang F-6 fighter squadron. It is now largely derelict.
Runway data: Rwy 36/18, Size: 5413 ft (2400 x 45 m), Elev: 49 ft, Location: 104 40' 0" E, 12 14' 0" N.

Kompong Thom (IATA code: KZK)
Kompong Thom Airport (also Kampong Thum) is located in the centre of the country, east of Tonle Sap lake. Date of construction not known. It is currently in civilian use.
Runway data: Rwy ?/?, Size: 2340 ft, Elev: 33 ft, Location: 104 54' 0" E, 12 43' 0" N.

Kompong Som (ICAO code: VDSV, IATA code: KOS)
Also known as Sihanukville Airport, Kompong Som is located at the tip of a peninsula on the south coast. Date of construction not known. It is in current civilian use.
Runway data: Asphalt Rwy 03/21, Size: 4251 x 112 ft (1296 x 34 m), Elev: 33 ft (10 m), Location: 103 38' 13" E, 10 34' 47" N.

Krakor (ICAO Code: VDSY, IATA code: KZD)
Krakor Airport is located in the centre of the country, west and slightly south of Kampong Thum. Date of construction not known. It is currently in civilian use.
Runway data: Rwy ?/?, Size: 4865 ft, Elev: 39 ft, Location: 104 9' 0" E, 12 32' 0" N.

Kratie (IATA code: TKI)
Kratie Airport is located in the east of the country on the Mekong River, south of Stung Treng. Date of construction not known. It was used by the AVRK in 1954 as a base for the MS.500 Criquet. It is in current civilian use.
Runway data: Rwy 03/21, Size: 3610 ft (1100 x 30 m), Elev: 98 ft, Location: 106 30' 0" E, 12 29' 0" N.

Mondulkiri (ICAO Code: VDMK)
Also spelled Mondolkiri, Mondulkiri Airport is located in the southern part of the eastern region, east of Kratie. Date of construction not known. It is in current civilian use.
Runway data: Unpaved Rwy 04/22, Size: 4820 ft (1500 x 30 m), Elev: 2296 ft, Location: 107 11' 0" E, 12 28' 0" N.

Pailin (IATA code: PAI)
Pailin Airport is located in the far west, in the central region of the Thai border, south west of Battambang. Date of construction not known. It is currently in civilian use.
Runway data: Rwy ?/?, Size: 3940 ft, Elev: 623 ft, Location: 102 35' 0" E, 12 51' 0" N.

Pochentong (ICAO Code: VDPP, IATA code: PNH)
Also known as Phnom Penh International Airport, Pochentong Airport is located in the south of the central region of the country, on the Mekong River. The airport is 5 miles (7 km) west of the capital city. Date of construction not known, but it was probably built by the French. It is currently in joint civil-military use. Pochentong has been the main base of the RCAF and its predecessors since 1954. It was the home of the AVRK Flying Training School from April 1955.
Runway data: Paved Rwy 05/23, Size: 9842 x 131 ft (3000 x 40 m), Elev: 39 ft (12 m), Location: 104 50' 39" E, 11 32' 47" N.

Ratanakiri (ICAO code: VDRK, IATA code: RBE)
Ratanakiri (also Rattanakiri) is located in the far north of the eastern region of the country, east of Stung Treng. Date of construction not known. It is in current civilian use.
Runway data: Single dirt strip, Rwy 36/18, Size: 3900 ft (1200 x 30 m), Elev: 1063 ft, Location: 106 59' 0" E, 13 44' 0" N.

Ream (IATA code: ?)
Ream Airport is located on the south coast, on the same peninsula as Kampong Soam, in a bay south east of Kampong Soam. Date of construction not known. Currently not operational.
Runway data: Rwy ?/?, Size: x ft, Elev: x ft, Location: 10x 9' 0" E, 1x 32' 0" N.

Samrong (IATA code: SRG)
Samrong is located in the north west of the country, near the Thai border, north west of Siem Reap. Date of construction not known. It is in current civilian use.
Runway data: Unpaved Rwy ?/?, Size: 'very long', Elev: 65 ft, Location: 103 30.00 E, 14 11.00 N.

Siem Reap (ICAO code: VDSR, IATA code: REP)
Siem Reap International Airport is located in the north of the country, just north west of Tonle Sap lake. The airport is located 2 miles (4 km) west of Angkor Wat. Date of construction not known, but Chinese engineers helped build a new runway here in the mid 1960s. It is in current civilian and military use.
Runway data: Concrete Rwy 05/23, Size: 8366 x 148 ft (2550 x 45 m), Elev: 59 ft (18 m), Location: 103 48' 46" E, 13 24' 38" N.

Stung Treng (ICAO Code: VDST, IATA code: TNX)
Stung Treng Airport is located in the north east of the country, on the Mekong River. Date of construction not known. It is in current civilian use.
Runway data: Asphalt Rwy 02/20, Size: 4265 x 95 ft (1300 x 29 m), Elev: 203 ft (62 m), Location: 106 0' 52" E, 13 31' 54" N.

Svay Rieng (IATA code: SVR)
Svay Rieng Airport is located in the south east, close to the Vietnamese border, south east of Phnom Penh Date of construction not known. It is currently in civilian use.
Runway data: Rwy ?/?, Size: 3250 ft, Elev: 25 ft, Location: 105 48' 20" E, 11 5' 0" N.

Thbeng Meanchey (IATA code: OMY)
Also called Phnom Thbeng Meanchey, Thbeng Meanchey Airport is located in the north of the central region, north of Kampong Thom. Date of construction not known. It is in current civilian use.
Runway data: Rwy 01/19, Size: 3600 ft (1300 x 30 m), Elev: 230 ft, Location: 104 57' 0" E, 13 46' 0" N.

Thmar Pouk (IATA code: ?)
Thmar Pouk is located not far from Siem Reap, in the north west of the country. No further information.
Runway data: Dirt, Rwy 05/23, Size: 1300 x 45 m, Elev: 65 ft, Location: 103 03.78 E, 13 59.39 N.

Trapeang Rung (IATA code: ?)
Trapeang Rung is located in the south of the country at the base of the peninsula which juts out above Kampong Soam. It is north and slightly east of Kampong Soam. Date of construction not known. It is in current civilian use.
Runway data: Rwy 16/34, Size: 850 x 20 m, Elev: 15 ft, Location: 103 15.00 E, 11 23.00 N.


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