The brand new airport could have 38 gates and can be capable to welcome massive passenger planes just like the Airbus A-340-300 and A350-900, in addition to the Boeing B777-200/300ER and B747-300/400. This may enhance Siem Reap’s capability to function direct flights from varied locations.
Whereas an airport freeway has been constructed to accommodate the gap and site visitors between the brand new airport and Siem Reap city, the journey continues to be anticipated to take about an hour by taxi. Providing a public service shuttle for this route has been steered and is below dialogue, however no official plans have been set but.
All industrial passenger and cargo flights at the moment operated on the current Siem Reap Worldwide Airport (REP) “can be transferred completely and one time solely” to the brand new facility (SAI) from 00:00 AM (Cambodian Time) on sixteenth October, the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA) stated in an announcement.