Da Nang airport (IATA: DAD, ICAO: VVDN is located in Da Nang, the largest city in central Vietnam. It is the third international airport in the country, besides Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi) and Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh City), and is an important gateway to access central Vietnam.
Da Nang International Airport is located 2 km west of Da Nang city center. 35 kilometres north of picturesque Hoi An, and 93 kilometres south of Hue.
Da Nang airport has 2 terminals: domestic (T1) and international (T2). Both terminals come equipped with the necessities to survive your airport experience. Including restaurants and cafes, free drinking water, mobile charging, WiFi, ATM and banking services, lounges, baby change rooms, and currency exchange. Furthermore, they also offer a variety of extra services such as baggage wrapping, a smoking room, tax refund, tourist information, local SIM cards, car rental, hotel and tour bookings, along with free trolleys. The distance between the 2 terminals is minimal; it will take you around 10 – 15 minutes of slow walking.
Terminal 1 Domestic
The Domestic terminal is made up of three floors, although the middle floor is restricted airline office space. The ground floor houses arrivals and some limited amenities including cafes, SIM card services and money exchanges. The top level is made up of check-in counters, security checks, and departure gates. This can be accessed by lift from the car park and a drive-through drop off.
The airlines that fly in and out of the Domestic terminal are: Vietnam Airlines, VietJet Air, Bamboo Airways, VASCO, and Jetstar Pacific. The most popular domestic flights are to the bigger cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
Terminal 2 International
Da Nang’s International Terminal is a four-level facility considered to be one of the best in Vietnam. The ground level consists of a baggage claim, arrival and immigration, visa on arrival, customs, gates, gate lounges, and lost and found. As well as some amenities such as SIM card services, restaurants, and souvenir shops. The second floor houses the arrival corridors and gate lounges. The third is departures and holds 44 check-in counters, departures immigrations, customs and security checks. Lastly, the fourth floor contains the lounges, including green lounge and CIP orchid lounge. Baby change rooms and toilets are available on the first three levels.
Want to relax and treat yourself before your flight? Or maybe you want to hunker down and get some work down? Either way, both terminals offer lounges for your use. Regardless of your airline or ticket class, every passenger has access to these facilities at a reasonable price.
The ticket price is around 360.000 VND/person ($16.40) for the domestic lounge and 650.000 VND ($29.60) for the international lounge.
CIP Orchid Lounge
This new luxurious and modern lounge is the one and only lounge in Da Nang airport which will give you a pleasurable experience before your flight starts. It features comfortable and sleek furniture to make your few hours all the more better. Stretching sofas and decorative lamps all create a fancy theme that transports you right out of the airport environment and into a peaceful space. There are also fully-equipped working stations and nap boxes with televisions at your disposal.
Airside – International Departures. After Customs and Security Checks turn right, the lounge is located on the Mezzanine Floor.
Transport to and from Da Nang city / Hoi An
Da Nang Airport is a city airport and is conveniently located just two kilometres from the city centre. So this makes it incredibly easy for travellers to get around. It’s possible to hop in a taxi, Grab, or arrange a private car, but the cheapest option would be to catch a motorcycle taxi if you’re light on luggage.
With Hoi An situated only 30 kilometres from Da Nang Airport, it’s a relatively quick and easy trip! The journey can take anywhere from 45 to 90 minutes, depending on your choice of transport. In addition there are a number of transport options to choose from, including private car, Hoi An Express Airport shuttle, Grab, local bus, tourist bus, and motorbike taxi.
Procedures for arrival / departure passengers at Da Nang airport
When you fly to and from Da Nang airport, domestic or international flight, you may follow below procedures.
- Enter the main terminal by Ram transport or throught air bridge.
- Quarantine and immigration area where you can get visa on arrival with visa approval on hand, hang your documents: original passport, 01 photo size passport, entry / exit form, stamping fee for your type of visa.
- Baggage claims
- Customs checkpoint
- Arrival hall.
Note: Please prepare cash ready to pay visa stamp, preferred USD as no ATM at Immigration area.
When you fly out / fly to other cities in Vietnam. You will arrive at Domestic or International terminal
- Access the departure hall
- Go to the check in counter of your flight
- Get the boarding pass and sending checked baggage
- Go through Immigration for passport clearance
- Go through Customs and security checkpoint
- Show up at the board gate at boarding time
Sevices from Vietnam Visa Box at Da Nang airport
- Visa on arrival: VOA / landing visa is available, please apply for visa approval letter before the flight.
- Visa pick up assistance
- Airport fast track / Meet and assist service
- VIP Services
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