Siem Reap Angkor International Airport has an average daily passenger throughput of 2,600 passengers, helping the economy take off! ​

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[INNEWS Comprehensive Report] After the official opening of Siem Reap Angkor International Airport in Cambodia, it has attracted more air passengers to fly every day, which has brought obvious economic effects to the local area.

According to Sin ChanSerey Vutha, spokesman for the State Secretariat of the Civil Aviation Authority of Cambodia, the number of air passengers at the airport has increased by an average of 2,600 per day, which is an increase of about five times compared to before.

Sin ChanSerey Vutha introduced that Siem Reap Angkor International Airport currently has 17 one-way flights and 34 two-way flights, providing passengers with more convenient travel options. Since the airport was officially opened, the number of air passengers has increased significantly, with more than 2,600 passengers received every day. Before, the same 17 flights only received about 1,000 passengers.

With the opening of Siem Reap Angkor International Airport, the local air transportation network has been further improved and improved; secondly, the tourist season has entered since October, and the number of passengers is approximately 80% of the number of seats on each aircraft. This is also It has brought more passenger flow to the airport; Siem Reap Angkor International Airport has provided more convenient travel options and better service quality, attracting more passengers to fly.

Currently, a total of 7 airlines operate flights at Siem Reap Angkor International Airport, including 6 foreign companies and 1 local company. As of October 23, 2023, Siem Reap Angkor International Airport has created 447 jobs, including 82 Chinese administrators and technicians and 365 Cambodian employees.

It is understood that Siem Reap Angkor International Airport is an international airport invested by Yunnan Investment Group, constructed by Yunnan Construction Investment Group, and operated by Yunnan Aviation Industry Investment Group. This international airport, which costs US$880 million, covers an area of 700 hectares, has 38 parking spaces and a terminal building of 81,800 square meters, is one of the major projects implemented by Chinese-funded enterprises overseas in the BOT model.