Hanoi Noi Bai (HAN) Airport

Hanoi Noi Bai HAN Airport Overview

Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport HAN is Vietnam's premier Airport and accounts for one third of international departures and arrivals among the three major airports in Vietnam. As Noi Bai is reaching its maximum passenger capacity, a new Airport is to be built and loans therefor have already been secured.

HAN Airport is located in the northeast part of Vietnam, in the Soc Son District , 45 km from downtown Hanoi, its capital city.

With two long runways and an estimated 15 million passengers a year, Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport is hub to Vietnam Airlines and its Skyteam, and is served by a host of domestic and international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.

Note to arriving travelers with checked baggage - It is important to know that, after collecting your baggage, you are required to present the remaining portion of your baggage claim, attached to your airline ticket, to the attendant stationed at the terminal exit. So, hold on to it and do not discard it prematurely. Otherwise you cannot prove that the bag you reclaimed is yours.

Visa Requirements:  Currently U.S. citizens will need a Vietnam Visa (available at the Vietnamese Embassy at both Washington, D.C. and San Francisco.  However, Vietnamese-American citizns or an American citizen married to a Vietnamese citizen, may apply for a 5-year visa exemption, allowing entry for up to 90 days without visa.

Departure Tax
for adults is about $14; children under 12 $7 - pay in dollars or dong.

Hanoi Airport has currently one passenger terminal.
Parking options at Hanoi Airport include short- and long-term parking lots close to the terminal.

Present and future Airport Developments: a new Terminal 2, now under construction, is to open by November 2014 - doubling its capacity.

  • Address:

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  • Phone: +84 4 827 1513

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