Discovering the uniquely designed Lien Khuong Airport

Located in the Central Highland province of Lam Dong, Lien Khuong Airport has been designed in the shape of a Da Quy, known as a wild sunflower or Tithonia diversifolia, which has seen the site attract increasing numbers tourists in recent years.

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Situated in Duc Trong district of Lam Dong province, Lien Khuong Airport sits approximately 28km away from the centre of Da Lat City.

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The passenger station at Lien Khuong is two storeys tall and spans a total area of 12,400 square metres. The site can welcome between 1.5 and two million passengers annually, although it hopes to receive 2.5 million passengers per year by 2025.

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The airport draws inspiration from the Da Quy, a famous flower found in the Langbiang plateau. As a unique building, the airport won a national architecture award in 2010.

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The roof has been designed to look like a flower petal.

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The airport features both a charming and dynamic style.

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A wide-open green space can be seen covering the area surrounding the airport.

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Fountains of water are used to help keep the air cool around the airport.

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The site features modern facilities and utilises high technology in order to keep operations running smoothly.

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A stair system situated at the centre of the airport connects the first and second floors.

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In total, Lien Khuong Airport is home to 18 check-in counters, including nine specifically for domestic routes and an additional nine to serve international routes. The airport’s luggage carousel has a capacity of 800 baggages per hour.

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Da Lat flower shops are a useful feature of the airport, especially for visitors looking to purchase a souvenir.

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The airport has recently put into operation a new runway that is 3,254 metres in length and 45 metres in width. The runway can serve aircrafts such as the A320 and A321.

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