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Vietnam wants phase one of Long Thanh airport project ready by March 2025

The Ministry of Transport has asked the investors of four major components of the Long Thanh International Airport project in Dong Nai to complete construction and equipment installation before March 31, 2025,

to ensure the acceptance and trial operation of the first phase of the project in the second quarter of 2025.

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An artist’s impression of the first phase of the Long Thanh International Airport project in Dong Nai Province. The Ministry of Transport has sought the completion of four major components of the project before March 31, 2025 – Photo: VNA

In the ministry’s Announcement 214/TB-BGTVT on the progress of the first phase of the big-ticket airport project, the ministry sought that the first phase of the project be put into official operation in the last quarter of 2025, news site Vietnamplus reported.

The ministry assigned the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) to coordinate with the Transport Engineering Construction and Quality Management Bureau to direct the construction and approve a plan to develop the four components before July 8 this year.

The relevant agencies must closely cooperate with Dong Nai Province to map out the progress of the project and a plan to complete the site clearance work this year in line with the directions of the Government and the National Assembly.

In addition, the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV), the Vietnam Air Traffic Management Corporation (VATM), the CAAV and the Transport Engineering Construction and Quality Management Bureau must report the progress of the airport project, clarify their obstacles and make proposals.

According to the Ministry of Transport, ACV has worked out a plan to conduct the third component---essential airport facilities. Accordingly, work on this component started in January this year and is expected to be completed in December 2025.

To date, ACV has completed the bomb and mine detection and disposal for more than a quarter of the project’s location in the first phase and built more than 1,750 meters of fence.

ACV will complete the construction of nearly 8,700 meters of fence by September this year and the bomb and mine detection and disposal by December.

Meanwhile, the ground of the passenger terminal and the aircraft parking area will be levelled and the wastewater drainage system will be installed there in November, so that work on the foundation of the passenger terminal will begin in February next year. Work on the remaining facilities will also begin in the first quarter of 2022.

ACV stated that it had chosen a consortium of consultants, led by South Korea’s Heerim, to create the technical design for the passenger terminal.

Moreover, the second component--flight control facilities, whose investor is VATM--was expected to be kick-started in June 2023 and completed between July and December 2025.

According to the prime minister’s Decision 1777/QD-TTg approving the first phase of the Long Thanh International Airport project, a passenger terminal, a runway and supporting facilities will be developed to transport 25 million passengers and 1.2 million tons of cargo per year.

The investment for the first phase was estimated at VND109.1 trillion. 

Source: SGT

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