Vientiane International Airport is located 3 kilometers from the center of Vientiane, capital of Laos (Lao People’s Democratic Republic).
Wattay International Airport (IATA: VTE, ICAO: VLVT) is one of the few international airports in Laos. It is located 3 km (2 mi) outside of the city centre of its capital, Vientiane. The airport consists of an old and small domestic terminal and a new international terminal. There is a military (air force) installation at one end of the airport.
The airport is in Sikhodtabong District in Vientiane.
The head office of the Department of Civil Aviation is on the airport property. The head office of Lao Air is on the airport property.
Several international and domestic airlines operate scheduled flights from Vientiane airport: Lao Airlines, AirAsia, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Thai Airways and Vietnam Airlines.
Vientiane airport terminal provides various services, shopping, restaurants, information, currency exchange, ATMs and transportation options.
The airport terminal is a modern building, upgraded in the recent years to provide a comfortable travel experience.