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Flight Operations to Cambodia

UAS Operations | - 01/04/2022
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Cambodia takes the ASEAN presidency in 2022 (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) and will host summits throughout the year, the first of which will get underway in Phnom Penh on Jan 16. Here is what operators bound for Cambodia’s capital need to know entry visas, lead times, and health requirements.

Phnom Penh International Airport

  • ICAO: VDPP/ IATA: PNH
  • Longest Runway: RW 05/23 9843FT.X144FT.
  • Instrument Approaches: ILS – VOR/DME/ GLIDE SLOPE
  • Fuel Available: AVGAS & JET A
  • Operating hours: 2300-1800Z (Possible to request for 1 or 2 hours extension on operation hour)

Operational Information

  • Slots/ PPR are required
  • Lead times: For smooth handling, 3 calendar days is optimal. However, in the case of an urgent request, UAS can obtain a permit and slot within 1 day depending on the case of the operation
  • Airport Curfew: 2001Z-2259Z (0301LT-0559LT)

Immigration

  • Passengers are required to have a Cambodia Visa before arrival
  • Tourist or Business Visas can be obtained from Cambodia Missions (Embassy or Consulate) abroad
  • E-Visas (Tourist Visa only) are also available and can take up to 3 working days to approve. For more information, click here
  • Visa exemptions are granted to ASEAN nationals
  • Crew members are only required to have a visa for Crew Rest. No visa is needed for quick turnarounds
  • Crew visas can be obtained on arrival and are valid up to 5 days
  • For ASEAN national Crew, visa exemption is granted up to 30 days

Health requirements 

All types of COVID-19 vaccines are acceptable. Please be advised that facial masks and social distancing practices are mandated in Cambodia.

Vaccinated passengers

  • Have a negative PCR certificate (72 hours validity)
  • Have a vaccination card to present to health authorities on arrival
  • Undergo an IgG/IgM rapid test on arrival. If the result shows negative, the passenger is free to go (quarantine free). If the result is positive, the passenger will be transferred to a COVID-19 health center for further diagnosis

Unvaccinated passengers

  • Have a negative PCR certificate (72 hours validity)
  • Deposit 2,000 USD to a bank to cover for quarantine fee (non-Cambodian nationals only)
  • Have COVID=-19 health insurance (non-Cambodian nationals only)
  • Do a rapid test on arrival and proceed to a specified quarantine hotel and quarantine for 14 days. Do a PCR Test on day 13 to complete the quarantine

Vaccinated crew

  • Have a negative PCR certificate (72 hours validity)
  • Have a vaccination card to present to health authorities on arrival
  • Undergo an IgG/IgM rapid test on arrival. If the result shows negative, the passenger is free to go (quarantine free). If the result is positive, the passenger will be transferred to a COVID-19 health center for further diagnosis

Unvaccinated crew

  • Mandatory 14-day quarantine

For support with your flight operations to Cambodia, please contact UAS

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