Lien Khuong International Airport was built on February 24, 1961 and was the second largest international airport in South Vietnam at that time  . Currently is the only and largest international airport in the Central Highlands of Vietnam, located right next to Highway 20 and from Da Lat - the provincial capital of Lam Dong , and also the famous resort center of the South Central region - only 28 km. Lien Khuong Airport has invested more than VND 280 billion to build a new international standard station. The new terminal of Lien Khuong Airport has two floors, with a total floor area of 12,400 m², designed in the form of anemone daisies, a typical flower of Lam Dong plateau. Currently the airport has a 3,250 m long takeoff line, which can accommodate short-range aircraft such as Fokker, ATR72 , Airbus A320 , Airbus A321 . Currently SAA is building here the current equipped air traffic command post of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
Lien Khuong airport has an English transaction name is Lien Khuong Airport (abbreviated name DLI) located at 11 ° 45'15 "north latitude and 106 ° 25'09" Kinh Dong, belonging to Lien Nghia town, Duc Trong district, Lam Dong province, 28 km from the center of Dalat city to the south and the center of Lien Nghia town 2 km to the north.
Lien Khuong airport is bordered to the north by Highway 27 to Dak Lak, the northeast is adjacent to National Highway 20 to Da Lat city, and to the west and south borders on empty hills and valleys. Lien Khuong airport elevation is 962 m above sea level.
Lien Khuong airport has a liftway of 3,250 meters long and 45 meters wide; A parallel taxiway is 2,404 m long, 37 m wide; A taxiway is 94 meters long, 19 meters wide; Aircraft parking area of 23,100 m² with 5 parking positions for ATR 72 and Fokker 70 aircraft; The parking lot is 1,478 m². Passenger terminal with an area of 1,000 m². Ground service equipment with electric vehicles loaded with aircraft, passenger cars, cargo vehicles, ambulances, fire trucks.
On September 2, 2003, the project "Renovating, upgrading, upgrading HCC, taxiway, apron, Lien Khuong airport" was invested by the Southern airport group, the following scale When completed, it will be able to exploit medium-range civil aircraft such as A320, A321 and equivalent, airports of non-standard grade 4C and level 2 military airports.
December 26, 2009. Upgrading to an airport, it is possible to pick up mid-range civil aircraft such as Boeing 767 or Airbus A320, A321 ... from now on Lien Khuong airport has been able to receive flights with the ability to serve 1.5-2 million passengers per year.
Clearly defined Lien Khuong airport has an important position in the socio-economic and political development of Lam Dong as well as of the whole Southern Highlands region, so the Vietnam Aviation Administration, the regional airport group Nam has invested in the project of building a new runway for a long distance of 3,250 m, a width of 45 m, and renovating the existing runway into a taxiway, a parking lot with capacity of 6-8 medium-range aircraft. to serve A320 and A321 aircraft. So far (2015) Lien Khuong airport is the largest international airport in the Central Highlands
In order to synchronize Lien Khuong airport infrastructure, at present, the Southern airport complex is also urgently implementing the project of building a new passenger terminal here which is expected to be arranged into two separate works. serving both international and domestic passengers. International and domestic stations are located on 2 wings of the station, with a total area of 12,330 m² to ensure that by 2025, Lien Khuong Airport will meet the capacity of 2,500,000 passengers / year.