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Airport Overview

Sihanouk International Airport is located approximately 20 km from Sihanoukville and the ICAO/IATA Code is KOS. Sihanoukville airport has been experiencing growth since its re-commissioning in 2007.

The Royal Government launch of international routes and the opening of several new lines serving this destination, which is increasingly popular with domestic and Asian tourists. In December 2016, VINCI Airports started an important infrastructure enhancement program to enlarge facilities and handle the growth of passenger arrivals at Sihanoukville airport. It includes the full renovation of the existing building and the extension of the current terminal by 80%, from 2,700 sqm to 4,800 sqm. In 2020, the airport achieved ACA carbon reduction certification level 2. This new level of certification is a recognition of the relevance of the VINCI Airports’ global environmental policy which establishes goals for its airports based on its commitment to the preservation of the environment. It also recognizes the airports’ actions to manage and reduce CO2 emissions and rewards a multi-annual effort to control and reduce their carbon footprint.

Future Plans

Updates at: https://www.cambodia-airports.aero/en/news/press-release

https://www.vinci-airports.com/en/airports/sihanoukville-airport

Key figures

https://www.cambodia-airports.aero/en/about-us/cambodia-airports


Airport Location and Contact

Country

Cambodia

Province or District

Sihanouk Province/Preynop

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Airport

Sihanoukville (20 km away from town)

Airport’s Complete Name

Sihanouk International Airport

Latitude

10.57472222

Longitude

103.63416667

Elevation (ft and m)

10 ft / 3 m

IATA Code

KOS

ICAO Code

VDSV

Managing Company or Airport Authority

Cambodia Airports / SCA

Management Contact Person

Bochra Hammou, General manager

bochra.hammou@cambodia-airports.aero

Open From (hours)

23:00 UTC

Open To (hours)

17:00 UTC

Airport Picture

Description and Contacts of Key Companies

Cambodia Airports is a joint venture company that holds the concession for VDSV/KOS. 70% owned by VINCI Airports of France and 30% owned by Muhibbah MMC of Malaysia/Cambodia.

https://kos.cambodia-airports.aero/en/airlines-destinations/list-airlines

For more information on airport contacts, please see the following link: 4.5 Airport Companies Contact List.

Information on some aviation service providers can be found at: http://www.azfreight.com/

Passenger and Cargo Performance Indicator

 Performance for 2019


Per Year

Per Month

Per Day

Total Aircraft Movements

17,824

1,485

50

Total Passengers

1,679,840

139,987

4,600

Total Capacity of the Airport (MT)

n/a

n/a

n/a

Current Activity of the Airport (MT)

0

0

0

Current use by Humanitarian Flights (UNHAS)

n/a

n/a

n/a

Performance for 2020-2021


2020

2021 (up to 23/11/2021)

Total Aircraft Movements

3,151

536

Total Passengers

220,811 (-94.6%)

16,741 (-94.8%)

Total Capacity of the Airport (MT)

n/a

n/a

Current Activity of the Airport (MT)

n/a

n/a

Current use by Humanitarian Flights (UNHAS)

n/a

n/a

Runways

The runway is in full compliance with ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) recommendation.

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

3300m x 45m

Orientation

03 (028º) / 21 (208º)

Surface

Asphalte PCN 76F/C/W/T

Note

  • Asphalt shoulders 7.5 m on both sides of the runway.
  • Hence asphalt strip is 60 m wide.
  • U-turn forbidden on runway main pavement for all aircraft type
  • U-turn to be done on Turn Pad 03, Intermediate Turn Pad & Turn Pad 21
  • Intermediate Turn Pad at 2400 m from THR 21 up to A321-200 NEO and 737-900 Maximum (Code C Aircraft)
  • Turn Pad 21 and Turn Pad 03 up to A350-1000 and B777-300ER Maximum (Code E Aircraft.)
  • Code E aircraft to access and vacate runway to apron through Taxiway A only.

Helicopter Pad(s)

The airport has one single helipad marched, but helicopter in parking can use the aircraft parking place.

Helipad #1

Present

Yes

Largest Helicopter that can Land

Up to Mi-17

Width and Length (m)

Length 18.5 m, Largest Radius 21.25 m

Surface

Surface of 625 m2

Airport Infrastructure Details

Customs

Yes

JET A-1 fuel

Yes

Immigration

Yes

AVGAS 100

n/a

Terminal Building

Yes

Single Point Refueling

n/a

Passenger Terminal

Yes

Air Starter Units

Yes

Cargo terminal

Yes

Ground Power (mobile)

Yes

Pax Transport to Airfield

Yes

Ground Handling Services

Yes

Control Tower

Yes

Latrine Servicing

Yes

Weather Facilities

Yes

Fire Fighting Category (ICAO)

Yes

Catering Services

Yes

De-icing Equipment

n/a

Base Operating Room

Yes

Parking Ramp Lighting

Yes

Airport Radar

Yes

Approach & Runway Lights

Yes

NDB

Yes

VOR

Yes

ILS

Yes



Airport Operating Details

Operating Details

Maximum Sized Aircraft that can be Offloaded on Bulk Cargo

Code E aircraft

Maximum Sized Aircraft that can be Offloaded on Pallet

Code E aircraft

Total Aircraft Parking Area (m²)

Dimension

Surface

Strength

Location

83m x 125m

Concrete

PCN 111/R/B/W/T

Parking 1-2

108m x 99m

Concrete

PCN 72/R/B/W/T

Parking 3-4

  37m x 94m

Asphalt

PCN 16/F/B/Y/T

Parking 5

130m x 94m

Asphalt

PCN 58/F/C/X/T

Parking 6-8

95m x 132m

Concrete

PCN 111/R/B/W/T

Parking 9-10

453m x 132m = 59,796 m²

Storage Area (m3 and MT)

1,300 m³

Handling Equipment

Elevators / Hi Loaders

Yes

Max Capacity (MT)

14 MT

Max Height (m)

Below B747

Loading Ramps

Yes

Other Comments

N/A

Customs Guidance

The International Airports Customs and Excise Branch office is located in front of the airport and the local branch responsible for inspecting export-import goods at border checkpoints. Its roles and responsibilities are in accordance with the existing regulations under the General Department of Customs and Excise of Cambodia’s authority.

For more information on customs in Cambodia, please see the following link: 1.3 Customs Information.  

Storage Facilities

No storage service provided as confirmed by the Airport Authority.

Airfield Costs

Navigation Charges

Charges

Navigation (per journey) USD - $

MTOW (MT)Landing in USD

Overflight in USD

0-311666
4-10193108
11-25386216
26-50580324
51-100734412
101-200773454
201-300812486
over 300850515

Above tariff is extracted from AIP.

The following types of flights are entitled to reduction:

  • Helicopters: 50% reduction on the Landing Charges
  • Training flights: 50% reduction on the Landing Charges
  • Test flights: 50% reduction on the Landing Charges

The following types of movement benefit from exemption of parking and landing fees:

  • Cambodia VIP flights or other foreign stat VIP flights (approved by the Royal Government of Cambodia).
  • Foreign military flights, which have been approved by the Royal Government of Cambodia.
  • Flights used by the International Red Cross.
  • Forced return

For further information and/or update, please contact CATS (Cambodia Air Traffic Services) at:

Email: info@cats.com.kh - Tel: +855 23 866 294 - Fax: +855 23 890 214 - Website: www.cats.com.kh

Fuel Service Charges

For fuel services charges, please contact with: kos.commercial@cambodia-airports.aero

Cargo Terminal Charges

Based on aircraft type, please contact:  kos.commercial@cambodia-airports.aero

The airport currently provides only passenger services. Cargo services are considered and new facilities are scheduled to be commissioned.

Air-Bridge Charges

Not applicable, no airbridge available.

Security

Aviation and airport security implemented as per the requirements of the National Civil Aviation Security Programme, following the ICAO Annex 17 and under the SSCA, plus other national laws and regulations of the Kingdom of Cambodia.

Regular and recurrent audits made by experts and professionals from the ICAO, the SSCA, foreign civil aviation bodies and airlines auditors, with no major security issues or concerns reported.

For further information, please contact: kos.security@cambodia-airports.aero