Head of the road and railway traffic police division (PC67) lieutenant colonel Huynh Trung Phong yesterday said at a meeting that it is urgent to build a parking lot near Tan Son Nhat Airport to reduce traffic gridlock in the airport for long-term use.
HCMC Urban Traffic Management Zone No.3 this morning opened to traffic Pham Ngu Lao-Nguyen Oanh branch of Y shape flyover in Go vap crossroads to solve one of 37 traffic jam spots in the city and the gateway to Tan Son Nhat Airport.
The Ministry of Defense yesterday handed over 7,379 square meters of defense land along Truong Chinh street for HCMC to develop traffic infrastructure, in the hope of reducing traffic jam in areas surrounding Tan Son Nhat Airport.
Deputy chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen listened to experts' reports about solutions to tackle traffic jam and flooding in Tan Son Nhat International Airport area at a meeting yesterday.
The Ministry of Defense will neither sign new land lease contracts at Tan Son Nhat International Airport area nor establish join ventures to use military land for other purposes, said Deputy Minister Tran Don yesterday.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has proposed the Ministry of Transport to develop solutions needed for Tan Son Nhat International Airport to increase its capacity in the 2017-2018 period.