Airports in Laos

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Town Airport name ICAO IATA Usage Customs Runway IFR Rwy length
Attopeu Attopeu VLAP AOU Civ.   Unpaved No 4300 ft
Ban Houeisay Ban Houeisay VLHS OUI Civ.   Paved No 4900 ft
Luang Namtha Luang Namtha VLLN LXG Civ.   Unpaved No 4400 ft
Luang Prabang Luang Prabang VLLB LPQ Civ.   Paved No 6000 ft
Oudomsay Oudomsay VLOS ODY Civ.   Unpaved No 3900 ft
Pakse Pakse VLPS PKZ Civ.   Paved Yes 5300 ft
Sam Neua Sam Neua VLSN NEU Civ.   Unpaved No 3400 ft
Saravane Saravane VLSV VNA Civ.   Unpaved No 4900 ft
Savannakhet Savannakhet VLSK ZVK Civ.   Paved No 5300 ft
Sayaboury Sayaboury VLSB ZBY Civ.   Unpaved No 4200 ft
Thakhek Thakhek VLTK THK Civ.   Unpaved No 4500 ft
Vientiane Wattay Intl VLVT VTE Civ. Yes Paved Yes 9800 ft
Xieng Khouang Xieng Khouang VLXK XKH Civ.   Unpaved No 4900 ft

Explanations on technical data

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a 4-letter airport location indicator. The field above is left blank if no ICAO location indicator is available for the selected airport.
International Air Transport Association (IATA), a 3-letter identifier for the relevant airport. The field above is left blank if no IATA code is available for the selected airport.
Airports are classified in three categories: civil airports open for public use, military airports and private airports not open to the public. Airports that are joint use, both civil and military, are shown as civil airports.
Civ. Civil airport, open for public use (including joint use).
Mil. Military airport, not open for public use.
Priv. Private airport, not open for public use.
Yes Customs service available during airport operating hours.
No Customs service not available.
O/R Airport has customs service, prior notification is required.
Pto. Airport has part-time customs service available, not necessarily identical to the airport hours.
ADCUS An airport within the USA for which the FAA 'ADCUS' method of prior notification may be used.
ADCUS O/R An airport within the USA for which the FAA 'ADCUS' method of prior notification may be used but where restrictions apply.
Identification of the surface of the longest runway available:
Paved Paved (hard surface) runway
Unpaved Unpaved (soft surface) runway (Only lighter aircraft)
Water Water (for float planes)
This field indicates if the airport has any officially published instrument approach procedure.
Yes Instrument approach procedure is published.
No Instrument approach procedure is not published. (Airport not suitable for traffic during bad weather or darkness.)
Runway Length
Shows the length in feet of the longest runway available at the selected airport, rounded down to the next full hundred feet. If the airport has both hard (paved) and soft (unpaved) runways, the length of the longest hard surface runway is shown. If the longest runway is both, hard and soft surface, the length of the hard surface portion is shown.
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