Country codes Laos

ISO 3166-1 2 letter

LA

ISO 3166-1 3 letter

LAO

Internet TLD

.la

Phone calling code

856

Large airports

N/A

Medium airports

5

Small airports

11

Heliports

N/A

Total airports

16

Largest airports in Laos

There are no large airports in Laos.

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ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality

Airport codes in Laos

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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
VLVT VTE Wattay International Airport Medium airport Vientiane

About Laos

Laos (native name: ສປປລາວ) is a country located in South-Eastern Asia. In total, the population of the country reaches 6.5 million inhabitants. Its capital is Vientiane.

The international country code of Laos is LA or LAO. Neighbouring countries are Burma, Cambodia, China, Thailand and Vietnam.

The common language in Laos is Lao(ພາສາລາວ).
The only officially used currency is Lao kip. If you want to exchange money, check the current value of the Lao kip with the value of your local currency at the money exchange office.

There are 0 large, 5 medium and about 11 small airports in Laos.

Travel to Laos

Tourism

If you need more tourist information we can advise you to buy a guide for Laos

Health

  • Malaria
    Malaria occurs in some areas. Protect yourself from mosquito bites. Precautions are personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine the right actions
  • Hepatitis A
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country
  • Hepatitis B
    The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you
  • Yellow fever
    Yellow fever does not occur in this country. However, vaccination is required if you are traveling from a country with the risk of yellow fever
  • Tyfoid
    Vaccination is recommended if you are staying 2 weeks or longer in this country
  • DTP
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country

Tap water

The tap water in Laos is not safe to drink. Be sure to drink bottled water.

Weather

The historical average temperature lies between 15.5°C (December) and 26°C (April).

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Car rental

Rent a car in Laos

Find a rental car at your destination airport to make the most out of your trip to Laos.

When traveling 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. Renting a car 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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Travel insurance

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