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The Ministry of Transport has said the construction of the Long Thanh International Airport will be started at the end of 2020.


ACV backs private sector involvement in entire airport projects

The Government should let the private sector develop entire airports rather than some of their components, said Lai Xuan Thanh, chairman of the State-run Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV).


Experts disagree on plan on Long Thanh, Tan Son Nhat airport use

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam Airlines may be the only one domestic air carrier to use the proposed Long Thanh International Airport if the consultant’s plan is approved.

Three major airports need $5b for upgrades

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than VND116 trillion (US$5 billion) is needed to build Long Thanh Airport and upgrade Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports for the 2018-21 period, with a vision to 2025,

Vietnam seeks funds for new airports

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnamese government wants domestic and foreign investors to fund airport infrastructure in the country, 

Feedback sought on Long Thanh Airport design

The Aviation Airport Corporation of Viet Nam has started collecting feedback from the local community in HCM City regarding the architectural plan of Long Thanh International Airport’s passenger terminal from January 12 to 23, 2017.

Noi Bai Airport expansion set for take off despite clearance concerns

As a result of existing overload at HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat airport and the rapidly growing travel demand, Vietnam is working on the expansion plan of Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi, which has been referred to as “the other controversial Long Thanh airport”.

Seven foreign contractors eye Long Thanh airport project

 Seven contractors from the US, Japan and the Europe wish to join the Long Thanh International Airport project as the Feasibility Study (F/S) contractor. 

Tan San Nhat seeks measures to not be among the worst airports in Asia

 VietNamNet Bridge – Officials from the HCM City's Tan Son Nhat International Airport, rated among the world's worst by a travel website, discussed measures to improve services with international airlines and service providers

Real estate barons flock to Long Thanh Airport area

VietNamNet Bridge - Hundreds of real estate projects in the Long Thanh Airport area were drawn up right after the international airport project development got the go-ahead from the National Assembly.

Long Thanh airport gets go-ahead. What’s next?

VietNamNet Bridge - There is a mountain of work that needs to be done to turn the dream of a Long Thanh airport into reality. 

Long Thanh Airport has little impact on public debt: MOF

VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has said that the proposed Long Thanh International Airport’s impact on the public debt would not be higher than 0.28 percent of GDP.

Foreign investors see business opportunities with Long Thanh airport

VietNamNet Bridge - While the Long Thanh International Airport project is still under discussion at the National Assembly, foreign investors have flocked to Dong Nai province to seek business opportunities. 

Experts back controversial airport project

 VietNamNet Bridge – Leading economic experts and scholars have thrown support behind a highly controversial international airport in Long Thanh District, Dong Nai Province.

Are design plans for Long Thanh Airport copies of Hong Kong’s airport?

A Vietnamese expert says the model images for the Long Thanh Airport shown in the media resembles Chek Lap Kok Airport in Hong Kong, but CAAV has said the images are not copies of its airport. 

Building Long Thanh Airport is the best of all available options

 VietNamNet Bridge – Transport Minister Dinh La Thang explained to Lao Dong (Labour) why building a new airport instead of expanding the existing Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCM City makes more sense.

Vietnam pins all its hopes on Long Thanh Airport

VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Transport (MOT) wants to develop Long Thanh Airport in Dong Nai province into an international transit airport but experts believe the proposal is too vague.

Transport Ministry lowers investment estimate for Long Thanh airport

VietNamNet Bridge – Admitting that the initial estimate to build Long Thanh Airport was “unreasonable”, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) has revised construction costs to $15.8 billion instead of $18.7 billion.


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Land price hike a financial burden on Long Thanh airport investors

Estimates for site clearance for the proposed Long Thanh airport project are VND20.7 trillion, but analysts believe the costs would be even higher as land prices in the area have been increasing rapidly.