Chu Lai Airport – VVCA v1.0
Chu Lai Airport (IATA: VCL, ICAO: VVCA) (Vietnamese: Sân bay Chu Lai) is an airport in Chu Lai, Vietnam. It is near Tam Kỳ city, the largest city in Quảng Nam province. The airport is located in the Chu Lai Open Economic Zone, Núi Thành District.
The airfield was originally established in the Vietnam War, as Chu Lai Air Base, by the United States Marines. The airport was nearly abandoned after the fall of Saigon, and only used irregularly for military flights. On March 22, 2004, the construction of the terminal began and on March 22, 2005, the first commercial flight from Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport landed here.
As of 2008, Chu Lai Airport is the largest airfield in Vietnam in terms of area, covering 30 km2. The runway is 3050 m long.
To facilitate the travel arrangement to two major towns in the neighborhoods, free shuttle bus services are provided from and to the airport for Tam Kỳ city and Quảng Ngãi city.
GPS Coordinates: 15.414123, 108.703757