Airport codes Wattay International Airport

IATA Metropolitan Code

VTE

World Area Code

744

Airport coordinates

Lat / Lon

17°59'17"N / 102°33'46"E

Decimal

17.98830, 102.56300

Altitude

564ft / 171.91m

Magnetic variation

-0.462 degrees

About Wattay International Airport

Wattay International Airport (VTE) is located in the municipality of Vientiane. Which is the capital of Laos, Asia. It's a medium airport in Laos based in the region Vientiane Prefecture. Passengers can fly to and from the airport with a scheduled service.

Runway information

VTE has one lighted 9,843 ft long runway.

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
13-31 9,843 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes

Geographic data

Municipality

Vientiane

Country

Laos

Continent

Asia

Other airports in Laos

ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
VLLB LPQ Luang Prabang International Airport Medium airport Luang Phabang
VLPS PKZ Pakse International Airport Medium airport Pakse
VLSN NEU Sam Neua Airport Medium airport Sam Neua
VLSK ZVK Savannakhet Airport Medium airport Savannakhet

Airline tickets

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Find your way around Wattay International Airport

How to get to Vientiane

There are several ways to get from Wattay International Airport to Vientiane and back. We have made a list with the most common transportation options. At this airport you can choose for (public) transport by Bus and Taxi.

We compared the average prices of the transport possibilities from the airport to Vientiane. The cheapest way to travel from the airport to Vientiane is by Bus (17 minutes, LAK 15,000). This is also the quickest route.

Bus

Transport type
Distance
10.06 km
Duration
17 minutes
Price
LAK 15,000

Bus via Wind West Pub

Transport type
Distance
10.77 km
Duration
21 minutes
Price
LAK 15,000

More transportation options

Transportation services

Organization Transport type Website
Vientiane Capital Bus Enterprise
Bus
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Taxi Vientiane Group
Taxi
+856 214 54168
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Taxi Wattay International Airport

The easiest way to find a transfer to and from Wattay International Airport is through our taxi widget below. We will find the best deal for you and display multiple options for you to choose from.

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Car rental

Rent a car at VTE

Find a cheap rental car at Wattay International Airport to make the most out of your trip to Laos. When travelling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. A rental car can take you almost everywhere, wherever and whenever you want. Find the perfect car for your trip.

Renting a car at VTE lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in Laos quickly and hassle-free. Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.

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Airport car parking at Wattay International Airport

Park your car at VTE

Whether you are looking for cheap long term airport parking at Wattay International Airport or the nearest long term car park to your terminal, you can find the best deal at one of our specially selected partners. Because more and more people are flying these days, it’s wise to book a parking spot in advance because parking lots cannot accommodate unlimited amounts of cars. A pre-booked parking space at VTE can give you a sense of peace because you are assured you can park your car.

Different type of airport parking options

Airport parking options have changed and expanded. Medium-size and large airports offer several different types of parking, priced according to convenience and distance from the terminal.

The different types of parking are:

  • Short term parking
  • Daily parking
  • Long term / Satellite parking
  • Valet parking
  • Off-Airport parking
  • Sleep, park, fly
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Hotels near the airport

Hotels at or near Wattay International Airport

Do you have an early morning flight, long layover or your flight is cancelled, and you don't feel like sleeping on the airport floor? Sleeping in a hotel at or near VTE is the perfect solution. Sleeping in a hotel close by Wattay International Airport prevents you from being late or not fully rested for your flight.

Hotels in Vientiane

Find your ideal hotel in Vientiane city centre. Find the perfect hotel to make the most out of your trip to the city of Amsterdam. Consult one of our partners to find the most suitable hotel for your trip.

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Things to do in Laos?

Find the best things to do in or nearby Wattay International Airport

Are you planning on travelling to Laos? In that case, you might be interested in finding some beautiful things to do in or nearby Vientiane. Haven't booked anything yet, and looking for inspiration? Please visit our partner and find many beautiful things to do.

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Luggage

Store your bags in Vientiane

Do you want to visit Vientiane and you want to enjoy your time without the weight of your luggage? Good news, there is a good possibility that you don’t have to. When the airport does not provide any options for storing your luggage, you might want to consider to store your luggage in a local shop in the city. Our partners can help you arrange that in advance.

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Forward your luggage

Are you planning a trip to Laos and you have a lot of luggage or just want to enjoy flying without any suitcases of bags? Good news, you do not have to. Just forward your luggage to your destination and make a vacation more like a vacation.

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Travel luggage and cabin bags

Find the perfect travel luggage and cabin bags which are approved by the major airlines. If you are looking for a travel bag which fit all cabin airline restrictions including Ryanair and Easyjet, please visit one of these shops to find out which bags sizes are allowed on board.

All of our partners does have an extensive offer so you can find that perfect bag or suitcase for your next trip.

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Flight delayed, cancelled, overbooked or strikes at VTE?

Claim your compensation

Was your flight delayed, cancelled or overbooked at Wattay International Airport, and do you want to claim compensation? Because your rights are protected by European law you may be entitled up to a certain amount in compensation per passenger. Please visit one of our partners to check if you’re entitled to claim compensation.

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Travel insurance

Travel insurance for your trip to Laos

A travel insurance protects you against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It is wise to get travel insurance for your trip to Laos because you can easily spend a lot of money for treatment and transportation expenses.

Don’t wait too long before purchasing travel insurance because many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specific number of days of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.

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Travel insurance for people with a medical condition

Our partners are specialised in providing travel insurance for people who have medical conditions but don’t want to be held back by that conditions. A medical travel insurance covers over 1000s of conditions including cancer, MS, IBS, Alzheimer’s, HIV and pregnancy. The online screening will only take as little as 3 minutes.

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VTE giftshop

Customized VTE gifts and souvenirs

Keep your travels’ memories alive with a unique design product of your trip to Wattay International Airport. Airportag is the best aviation and travel gift shop where you can design many different kind of unique aviation products.

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