International Airport Project in Quang Ninh Receives Approval

Bai Chay beach in Quang Ninh Province.

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved plans to build an international airport in the Van Don General Economic Zone. According to an official of the People’s Committee of Quang Ninh Province, the airport is expected to process passengers at a rate of 6 million per year.

At an estimated cost of US$200 million, the airport will feature one runway for international flights and another for local flights as well as an airport terminal.

The airport is to be jointly funded by the Hoang Gia Joint Stock Company and the People’s Committee of Quang Ninh province. The Hoang Gia Joint Stock Company will also invest in a resort and golf course in the province.

Source TT – Translated by Kim Khanh

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