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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Minister of Transport Truong Quang Nghia yesterday instructed relevant agencies to rationalize and upgrade some items at Tan Son Nhat International Airport to increase flight operations performance instead of expanding the airport.