LONG THANH airport

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HCM City authorities have sent a written request of the constituents of Tan Binh district, HCM City to the Ministry of Transport on the construction of the Long Thanh international airport.

Sources of capital for Long Thanh Airport still unclear

It is still unclear if the State evaluation council on the Long Thanh international airport would present the project at the upcoming National Assembly’s session in May 2014, because the investor still cannot clarify how the project would be funded.

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 VietNamNet Bridge – While people vote against the Long Thanh airport project, the Ministry of Transport has been insisting on the development of the project, saying that this would be the optimal solution for the future.

New airport needed for southern hub

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ho Chi Minh City and Dong Nai Province have urged the government to make a decision on Long Thanh International Airport project as quickly as possible.

Tan Son Nhat int’l airport to be upgraded

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ho Chi Minh City-based Tan Son Nhat international airport will begin work on the expansion of its terminals in 2014 in order to receive 25 million passengers by 2017, according to an airport executive.

Ministry defends controversial airport project

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Minister of Transport defended the need to build the controversial Long Thanh International Airport project while experts have already said that it is a huge waste.

Transport Ministry insists on building Long Thanh airport

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Long Thanh International Airport, once it is built, would help solve the problems which Tan Son Nhat airport cannot--Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang said before the electorate.

Voters protest new airport and want golf course axed

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many voters expressed their distress about the golf course to be built in Tan Son Nhat Airport and protested the plan to construct Long Thanh Airport in a meeting with National Assembly (NA) deputies in HCMC last week.

Electorate raises voice against Long Thanh airport project

The Ministry of Transport insists on the development of Long Thanh airport in Dong Nai province to ease the burden on Tan Son Nhat airport in HCM City. However, the project has not been applauded.

Ministry backs new airport plan

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport on Sunday, Aug 18, said in a report to the Government that the construction of Long Thanh Airport is vital, answering requests from former aviation manager Le Trong Sanh and former pilot Mai Trong Tuan.

ACV wants Long Thanh airport project sped up

Airports Corporation of Vietnam on Monday requested related parties to accelerate the development of Long Thanh International Airport in Dong Nai to ease the burden on the operational Tan Son Nhat International Airport.