Hanoi proposes second international airport
Authorities in Hanoi have proposed building a second international airport as the capital region’s population is expected to triple to 23 million by 2050.
Vietnam’s Long Thanh airport investor fined for dust pollution
The Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV), the investor of Long Thanh International Airport in Dong Nai Province, southern Vietnam, has been fined VND270 million (US$11,580) over dust pollution during the execution of the project.
Work begins on Dien Bien airport’s passenger terminal expansion in northern Vietnam
Two subprojects to upgrade and widen the passenger terminal and build an air traffic control tower at Dien Bien Airport in the namesake province in northern Vietnam got off the ground on Thursday.
Second airport planned for Vietnam capital
The Ministry of Transport will sketch out a planning scheme on the second airport in the capital region for 2026-2030, and submit it to the prime minister for approval.
Part of former US airbase in Vietnam clean of dioxin
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on Tuesday handed over 30,000 m2 of clean land at Bien Hoa Airport to the defense ministry following dioxin contamination removal.
Ly Son poised to become coastal tourist city with 150-hectare airport
The government has set a target of turning Ly Son, an island district off the central Quang Ngai Province, into a coastal city with an improved infrastructure to boost tourism growth.
Long Thanh airport land must be cleared now
Dong Nai Province has been ordered to complete the transfer of all land needed to build the Long Thanh airport within the first quarter of this year.
Sole airport in Vietnam’s northwest to close for upgrade
Dien Bien Airport in Dien Bien Province in northwestern Vietnam will suspend operations for at least six months starting in late March while an expansion project is completed.
14 more bus routes to enter service at Tan Son Nhat International Airport
Starting next February, connections to and from Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport will be boosted with 14 new bus routes.
Vietnam lacks builder for new airport
Construction of what’s slated to be Vietnam’s largest airport could fall behind schedule as a VND35 trillion (US$1.48 billion) passenger terminal package has yet to find a contractor.
Unfriendly airport employees in Vietnam discourage int’l tourists’ return
In addition to Vietnam’s unfavorable visa policies, the cleanliness (or lack thereof) of airports and the unfriendly attitude of airport employees have discouraged international tourists from returning to the country, according to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper readers.
What is slowing down Vietnam’s transport infrastructure projects?
Among other things, the country’s land acquisition procedures are creaky, opaque, and difficult to appeal.
Southern province to get special-use airport to free up civilian facilities
The defense ministry has agreed to upgrade a French-era airport in the southern Binh Phuoc Province exclusively for use by special flights.
17 new bus routes proposed at Tan Son Nhat airport
The Hai Van International Transportation Joint Venture Company has suggested launching 17 new bus routes connecting HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat airport with major bus terminals and residential areas.
Int’l air passengers to Vietnam in October down 60%
Foreign air passenger numbers through 22 Vietnamese airports in October fell 61.8% against pre-pandemic levels to 1.3 million amid slow international tourism recovery.
More public bus routes proposed at Tan Son Nhat airport
Bus service at Tan Son Nhat airport should add two more routes to ease congestion and give passengers more choice, the HCMC Management Center of Public Transport proposed.
Vietnam’s biggest airport in the making still stuck at site clearance
Construction of Vietnam’s biggest airport to be has slowed down with 70 ha of land yet to be transferred to contractors.
Public buses at Tan Son Nhat airport fail to attract passengers
Bus services at Vietnam’s biggest airport Tan Son Nhat remain idle as customers find them inconvenient and operators complain of intimidation by other transport providers.
Vietnam to start work on Long Thanh airport in December
Work on the runway for Vietnam’s Long Thanh airport will begin in December almost two years after the project’s groundbreaking ceremony. It follows calls from the country’s prime minister to expedite the work.
Government eyes commercial use of three military airports
Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has ordered agencies to study the possibility of using two military airports in the central and southern regions and one in Hanoi for civilian purposes.
As Vietnam provinces demand new airports, experts point to inefficiency
Experts are voicing concerns that too many airports would result in low economic efficiency as multiple provinces seek their own.
Vietnam’s Con Dao airport to close for 9 month expansion
The project will allow the facility to increase its capacity by a factor of five.
Begin work on HCMC airport third terminal in Q3
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh wants construction of Terminal 3 at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport to begin this quarter and be completed in 2024.
Thousands of Vietnamese flights delayed in June
The Ministry of Transport has ordered Vietnamese airlines to improve on punctuality after more than 5,600 flights were delayed in June with late-arriving aircraft cited as the main reason.
Work on Long Thanh airport stalls, PM wonders if deadline will be met
Construction of Vietnam’s biggest airport at Long Thanh in Dong Nai Province has stopped with groundbreaking, and Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh is unhappy.
Many limitations persist in megaproject Long Thanh Airport
Long Thanh airport, set to be Vietnam’s largest when completed, will have an annual capacity of 100 million passengers.