Yangon International Airport
(, ) , located in Mingaladon, at north of downtown Yangon
, is the primary international airport
and the second largest airport in the country.
The airport's old terminal is used exclusively for domestic flights, and the new terminal, in operation since May 2007, handles international flights. The airport, which can handle 2.7 million passengers a year, All four Burmese carrier
and about 16 international airlines operate out of Yangon International.
The airport was built on a former World War II
airfield in 1947 by the Calcutta Metropolitan Airports Authority. Once regarded as the best in South East Asia, the airport fell into disrepair and was for decades dilapidated and antiquated.
A modernization program launched in April 2003 has so far resulted in a new terminal and an extended 11,200 foot (3414 m) runway. Overall design and detailing was carried out to meet IATA service... Read More