Ho Chi Minh Tan Son Nhat Airport Reviews

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Ho Chi Minh Tan Son Nhat Airport Reviews

Ho Chi Minh Tan Son Nhat Airport also known as Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport (IATA: SGN, ICAO: VVTS) (Vietnamese: Sân bay quốc tế Tân Sơn Nhất, Vietnamese: Cảng hàng không quốc tế Tân Sơn Nhất) is Vietnam’s largest international airport in terms of area (800 ha or 1,977 acres compared with 650 ha or 1,606 acres of Hanoi’s Nội Bài International Airport and Đà Nẵng’s Đà Nẵng International Airport). It has a handling capacity of 25 million passengers per year, compared with the capacity of Hanoi – Noi Bai airport of 8 million passengers and Da Nang’s 6 million passengers. It is also the largest airport of Vietnam in terms of passengers handled (with a number of 17,538,000 passengers per year in 2012, accounting for 46.6% of Vietnam’s air passenger traffic), serving Ho Chi Minh City as well as the rest of southeastern Vietnam. Its IATA code, SGN, is derived from the city’s former name of Saigon.

Ho Chi Minh Tan Son Nhat International Airport has its origins in the early 1930s, when the French colonial government constructed a small airport with unpaved runways, known as Tân Sơn Nhất Airfield near the village of Tan Son Nhat. By mid-1956, with U.S. aid, a 7,200-foot (2,190 m) runway had been built and the airfield near Saigon became known as South Vietnam’s principal international gateway. During the Vietnam War (or Second Indochina War), Tan Son Nhut Air Base (then using the alternative spelling Tân Sơn Nhứt) was an important facility for both the U.S. Air Force and the South Vietnamese Air Force. Between 1968 and 1974, Tan Son Nhut Airport was one of the busiest military airbases in the world. During the last days of South Vietnam, Pan Am schedules from 1973 showed Boeing 747 service was being operated four times a week to San Francisco via Guam and Manila.

A new international terminal funded by Japanese official development assistance and constructed by a consortium of four Japanese contractors (KTOM, abbreviation of four contractors’ names: Kajima – Taisei – Obayashi Corporation – Maeda), opened in September 2007 with a capacity for 8–10 million passengers a year. The new terminal gives the airport a total annual capacity of 15–17 million passengers. The old terminal is now used for domestic flights.

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Ho Chi Minh Tan Son Nhat Airport Weather Forecast

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Forecast for Tan_Son_Nhat_International_Airport  Precip. Temp. Wind speed
24.10.2017 00–06 Cloudy 0 mm 25 °C Light air from East 2 m/s
06–12 Partly cloudy 0 mm 24 °C Light breeze from North-northwest 2 m/s
12–18 Rain 4 mm 30 °C Light air from North 1 m/s
18–24 Cloudy 0 mm 26 °C Light breeze from South 2 m/s
25.10.2017 00–06 Partly cloudy 0 mm 24 °C Light air from Northwest 2 m/s
06–12 Cloudy 0 mm 24 °C Light breeze from North-northwest 3 m/s
12–18 Rain showers 1 mm 30 °C Light air from East-northeast 1 m/s
18–24 Partly cloudy 0 mm 27 °C Light air from South-southeast 1 m/s
26.10.2017 00–06 Light rain <1 mm 25 °C Light air from West-southwest 1 m/s
06–12 Cloudy 0 mm 24 °C Light air from North-northeast 2 m/s
13–19 Light rain <1 mm 31 °C Light breeze from North 3 m/s
19–01 Cloudy 0 mm 27 °C Light air from South-southeast 1 m/s
27.10.2017 01–07 Rain 2 mm 25 °C Light air from West 1 m/s
07–13 Cloudy 0 mm 25 °C Light breeze from East-southeast 2 m/s
13–19 Heavy rain 7 mm 29 °C Light air from North 1 m/s
19–01 Rain 3 mm 26 °C Light breeze from South-southwest 2 m/s
28.10.2017 01–07 Rain 1 mm 24 °C Light air from West-northwest 2 m/s
07–13 Cloudy 0 mm 24 °C Light air from West 1 m/s
13–19 Rain 2 mm 30 °C Light air from West-southwest 0 m/s
19–01 Partly cloudy 0 mm 25 °C Light breeze from South 3 m/s
29.10.2017 01–07 Partly cloudy 0 mm 24 °C Light air from North-northwest 1 m/s
07–13 Cloudy 0 mm 24 °C Light breeze from North-northeast 2 m/s
13–19 Heavy rain 9 mm 30 °C Light air from Northwest 0 m/s
19–01 Cloudy 0 mm 25 °C Light air from South-southwest 1 m/s