The construction site of a flyover in front of Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Photo: SGGP)

Efforts ongoing to rescue Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCMC

Ho Chi Minh City has implemented lot of projects to solve flooding, traffic jam and overloading for Tan Son Nhat International Airport. Still they are unlikely to radically tackle the issues due to rapid mechanical population increase.
An aircraft of national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines in Tan Son Nhat Airport (Photo: SGGP)

Tan Son Nhat Airport faces overloading, traffic jam, flooding

Tan Son Nhat International Airport has been overloaded with infrastructure development inappropriate with increasing travel demand. In addition, hours long traffic jams have regularly occurred and flooding has been a permanent issue after heavy rains in the airport’s area.
A satellite image of Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Photo: Google Map)

PM orders halt to golf course construction at Tan Son Nhat airport

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered the Ministry of National Defence to halt all construction works related to auxiliary infrastructure for a golf course, including a golf school, villas and luxury apartments, in the vicinity of Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
A runway, a terminal and an airplane parking and technical maintenance area will be added to the Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCM City (Photo: VNA)

HCM City agrees to expand capacity of Tan Son Nhat airport

The HCM City People’s Committee has notified the Ministry of Construction that it agrees with the ministry’s master plan to boost capacity by up to 40 percent at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
Customs officers seize over 4kg elephant tusks

Customs officers seize over 4kg elephant tusks

Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCMC yesterday detained a 62-year-old Vietnamese woman who touched down on a flight from Africa because she illegally brought nearly 4kg of elephant tusks, nine tails, claws and three sets of leopard skin.