Long Thanh Airport scheduled to invite bids before Tet holidays

Authorized agencies have completed documents in preparations for bid invitation of the feasibility report of Long Thanh International Airport project before the Lunar New Year festival, announced the Ministry of Transport at meeting on December 15.

Many powerful consultant groups from the U.S., EU and Japan have expressed attention to this bid package, it said.

According to plan, the ministry will submit the feasibility report to the National Assembly by June, 2017.

Ministry leaders have instructed related side to comprehensively study traffic and residential planning in areas around the airport.

Experts said that about 70 percent of passengers from HCMC will use Long Thanh-Dau Giay expressway to reach the airport. The rest number will come from Ba Ria-Vung Tau and Highway 21.

By Bich Quyen – Translated by Hai Mien

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