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Vietnam will need an estimated VND400 trillion (US$17.6 billion) for investment in airports from now until 2030, under a master plan for airport development during the 2021-2030 period, with a view to 2050.

Transport Ministry proposes to halt the planning of Hanoi's second airport till 2030

The ministry said it would base on the recovery and development of aviation after the COVID-19 pandemic to have full research on the location of the second airport in the city.

 

Five localities’ airport development proposals rejected

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has rejected proposals by Ha Giang, Bac Giang, Ninh Binh, Binh Phuoc and Ha Tinh provinces to build new airports in their localities or develop their military airports into mixed-use facilities.

HCM City airport opens more check-in counters, security scanners

The Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCM City is adding more staff, opening early check-in counters, and using all available security scanners to reduce increasing congestion at the site.

Why does Vietnam not develop airports en masse?

Following numerous requests made by localities nationwide to the Ministry of Transport about their desire to build airports, concerns have been raised by the public and economic experts regarding their feasibility and economic efficiency.

Ministry of Transport warns about localities’ airport boom

The development of the airport network depends on socio-economic conditions, not just on localities’ proposals.

HCM City's airport gives COVID tests to passengers returning from north

HCM City’s authorities are testing arrivals from three major airports in the north (Noi Bai in Hanoi, Van Don in Quang Ninh province and Cat Bi in Hai Phong) as tens of thousands of passengers are returning after the Lunar New Year holiday.

Ninh Binh proposes construction of local airport within 10 years

Ninh Binh proposed the Ministry of Transport (MoT) to add an airport in the province to the national airport planning in the 2021- 2030 period, with a vision toward 2050.

Upgraded runways in Tan Son Nhat, Noi Bai airports put into use

The runway 25R/07L of Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport and the runway 1B of Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport were put into use again after upgrading on January 10 afternoon.

Vietnam to spend US$15.7 billion on expanding airports by 2030

Vietnam will spend VND365.1 trillion (US$15.7 billion) between now and 2030 to expand existing airports or build new airports, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).

Does Vietnam need more airports? The debate continues

The Government Office has asked the Ministry of Transport to consider a proposal by Ninh Thuan Province to use a military airport also for commercial purposes.

Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat runway upgrades set for July

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has approved a plan to shut the runways and taxiways at HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat airport and Hanoi’s Noi Bai airport for repair and upgrade starting from July 1, 

Vietnam records 85 covid-19 cases

The Ministry of Health confirmed nine more cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection on March 19 night, raising the total number of COVID-19 patients in Vietnam to 85.

Vietnamese flock home from overseas

As more and more countries throughout Asia and Europe start to close borders with the COVID-19 pandemic showing no signs of abating, thousands of Vietnamese citizens are rushing home.

Financial dilemma over air strips of Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports

State management agencies are at a loss in finding suitable capital for improving the runways at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat international airports.

Compulsory e-health declaration for all passengers entering Vietnam

The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) has asked airlines to inform all passengers on the requirement to fill in electronic health declaration forms before boarding flights to Vietnam, starting from 6:00 am on March 7.

Passengers from South Korea forced to fill out health declaration forms

Those who enter Vietnam from the Republic of Korea (RoK) have been officially required to fill out medical declaration forms amid the increase of COVID-19 cases in the East Asian country, according to the Ministry of Health.

Overloaded infrastructure hinders development of Vietnamese aviation industry

The combined capacity of the 22 airports in Vietnam is just equal to that of one single airport like Changi in Singapore, Suvarnabhumi in Thailand or KLIA in Malaysia.

Vietnam considers Swedish loans to build largest airport

A Swedish state-owned entity proposed a commercial loan of over US$1 billion for the construction of Long Thanh airport, the would-be largest of its kind in Vietnam.

VN aviation industry seeks private investment amid explosive growth

The booming aviation sector in Việt Nam needs investment from the private sector to ensure that it has adequate airport infrastructure for continued...