Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) is the largest international airport in Vietnam in terms of both size and passenger capacity.
Area: 800 ha/1,977 Acres (Noi Bai Airport is 650 ha/1,606 Acres)
Passenger capacity: 15-17 million passengers per year (Noi bai airport is 8 million passengers per year)
Location: The airport is around 7 km (4 miles) from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).
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How to get there:
Minibuses and metered taxis: it is easy to find a minibus or taxi to get to the town, however, beware of taxi service, just take on if the driver wears official taxi badge. The taxi costs should be around 10-15 USD only. Our recommendations for Taxi at Saigon airport are below:
Mai Linh Taxi 3822 6666
Saigon Taxi 3842 4242
Vina Taxi 3811 1111
Ben Thanh Taxi 3842 2422
Red Taxi 3844 6677
Car Rental: there is currently no car rental service available at the airport.
Hotel & Accommodation
Parkroyal Saigon Hotel – The Parkroyal Saigon Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, is conveniently located just five minutes from Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
Tan Son Nhat hotel - Ideally situated at the entrance of the International Tan Son Nhat Airport. Right next to the main street leading to down-town (10 minutes).
Tan Son Nhat Airport - Official website
Wikipedia - Tan Son Nhat airport
Ho Chi Minh City travel guide
BBC - weather for Ho Chi Minh city
HotelTravel – Ho Chi Minh City Accomodation
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