Work On Phu Quoc Airport to Begin This Month

Construction of Phu Quoc International Airport will begin at the end of this month, the People’s Committee of Phu Quoc District in Kien Giang province has announced.

A beach on Phu Quoc island (Photo:KK)

The airport, covering area of more than 800 hectares in Duong To Commune on Phu Quoc island, will be built at the cost of around VND2 trillion (more than US$120 million).

Of this, VND300 billion (US$18 million), has been spent on site clearance for the project.

The airport is expected to begin operations in 2010 with a capacity of 2.5 million passengers each year.

By D.Nguyen – Translated by Kim Khanh

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