CAN THO AIRPORT & SHOULD-KNOW TRAVEL INFORMATION BEFORE YOUR FLIGHTS  


12 Jan 2022

Can Tho Airport (ICAO code: VVTC; IATA code: VCA) also known as Tra Noc Airport was officially put into operation on January 3rd, 2009 and became the international airport in Can Tho on January 1st, 2011. With a total area of 20,750m2, the airport welcomes a maximum of 3 million to 5 million passengers together with 5,000 ton of goods. 

Table Contents
  • I - Where is Can Tho Airport located?
  • II - Can Tho Airport departures & arrivals
  • III - Services at Can Tho Airport  
  • 1 - E-visa at VCA Airport
  • 2 - Food a Can Tho Airport
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I - Where is Can Tho Airport located?

The airport is currently located at No.179B Le Hong Phong Street, Tra An Ward, Binh Thuy District, Can Tho City - about 6.5km from Can Tho City Center, about 11km from Ninh Kieu Wharf, and about 12km from Cai Rang Floating Market,... From the airport, you can easily travel to the city center by taxi, by bus, shuttle, and by motorbike taxi. 

- Can Tho Airport code: ICAO code: VVTC; IATA code: VCA

- Phone: 0292 3844 301

- Website: https://vietnamairport.vn/canthoairport/en

 

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VCA Airport on Google map - Source: Google Map

Detailed guide to travel from the airport to the city center: 

Traveling by taxi

You can take into consideration some taxi brands below:

- Khanh Cuong Taxi : 02923 86 86 86 

- Vinasa Taxi: 0292 38 27 27 27 

- Mai Linh Taxi Can Tho: 0292 365 65 65

Can Tho Airport bus

From the airport, you can refer to the following buses to get to the city center and some famous attraction in Can Tho:

- Route 1 (MST 02): VCA Airport - Phong Dien District (Phong Dien District in Can Tho City is famous for the vast orchard and several eco tourist areas)

- Route 2 (MST 05): airport - Can Tho Bus Station (No.91b Nguyen Van Linh Street, Hung Loi Ward, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho City).

Ticket price: 5,000 VND/ ticket ($0.22)

Motorbike taxi 

You need to walk to the street to catch motorbike taxis because they are not allowed to park at the airport. The price of a motorbike taxi is about 7,000 VND/ km ($0.3).

II - Can Tho Airport departures & arrivals

The table below is about the flights to VCA Airport from some cities & provinces in Vietnam as well as from some other countries: 

Airline 

Destination 

Vietnam airline

Hanoi, Danang, Ho Chi Minh City, Phu Quoc Island, Vinh City, Con Dao Island, Buon Ma Thuot City, Hue City, Seoul (Korea), Taipei (Taiwan) 

Vietjet air

Hanoi, Danang, Ho Chi Minh City, Dalat City, Vinh City, Hai Phong City, Thanh Hoa Province, Nha Trang, Buon Ma Thuot City, Seoul (Korea)

Jetstar

Ho Chi Minh City 

Bamboo airway

Hanoi, Danang, Ho Chi Minh City, Vinh City, Phu Quoc Island, Con Dao Island, Quy Nhon City, Buon Ma Thuot City, Hue City, Seoul (Korea) 

III - Services at Can Tho Airport  

1 - E-visa at VCA Airport

It is acceptable for international visitors to enter and stamp their visas at Can Tho International Airport in the form of an electronic visa with the following procedures:

- Step 1: When the plane lands, you move to the immigration area, submitting Visa approval letter, entry and exit summary declarations, two 4*6cm portray photos, and the original passport for the police at the border gate to check and paste the visa. 

- Step 2: Pay the fee of $25

- Step 3: Move out of the entry immigration area and receive your luggage. 

2 - Food a Can Tho Airport

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A bowl of Pho - Source: Foody

While waiting to embark on the plane, you can enjoy a couple of dishes such as beef noodles, chicken noodles, chicken soup, braised beef bread, and rib rice, etc. accompanied with beverages like coffee and fruit juice, all of which are served in the restaurants, and cafes near the entrance to the 1st floor of the airport with the price ranging from 40,000 - 150,000 VND/ serving ($1.73 - 6.47)

Can Tho Airport Vietnam is located in the largest economic center in the Southwestern region, contributing to promoting the development of tourism. The airport is more and more modern and provides more professional services to meet the commuting demand of as many customers as possible.

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