Cambodia expands international airports

The country’s aviation authority says a US$100 million project to expand passenger terminals at Phnom Penh and Siem Reap international airports is underway.

Phnom Penh International Airport terminal is being expanded.

Phnom Penh International Airport terminal is being expanded.

Cambodia Airports’ communications director, Khek Norinda, told local media that the development, which started in January, will see an extension of parking lots and terminals, as well as adding more check-in and immigration counters and new baggage handling systems.

“The commercial area will be enlarged to offer more retail space for shops, food and beverage outlets and a mezzanine CIP lounge to cater to first-class and business travellers.”

Visitors to Cambodia, rose to 4.2 million last year, compared to 3.68 million in 2012, according to Ministry of Tourism statistics.

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