Phu Bai International Airport is the international gateway to the city of Hue in Thua Thien-Hue Province, Vietnam. Located approximately 13km away from the city of Hue, the airport is operated by the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV). The airport was originally built for domestic flights in 1940, while commercial operations began in March 1976. It received international status in August 2007.
The airport is about 15 km from Hue city and takes about half an hour to get from the airport to downtown Hue. Phu Bai airport was formerly used by the French and the Americans as air force base, but it has been transformed to serve civilization purpose since 1975. Due to its small size, this airport is able to receive only medium-sized planes but in the future, large airplanes can land on its runways.
From Phu Bai Airport (Hue airport) to city center
Like other airport, Phu Bai Airport maintains a bus service for passengers to get to Hue city. The cost for one person to use the airport bus. A more convenient, but more expensive, option is to catch a private taxi or motor taxi outside of the terminal, which cost on average 12 usd to 14 usd respectively.