ACV to spend nearly VND12 trillion on upgrading three airports

The Airport Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) on July 17 said it will invest nearly VND12 trillion (US$528.03 million) to raise the capacity of the three international airports of Cat Bi, Phu Bai and Chu Lai by 2025.

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The funds will be used to complete a parallel taxiway system at Cat Bi international airport in the northern port city of Hai Phong at an estimated cost of VND900 billion (US$39.6 million), linking with the new runway which will be built in 2018.

In addition, VND2.7 trillion (US$118.8 million) will be earmarked to build the airport’s new runway, terminals and apron to serve up to six million passengers per year.

Meanwhile, the ACV plans to allocate VND165 billion (US$7.2 million) in 2017-2018 to raise the capacity of terminals of Chu Lai international airport in the central province of Quang Nam, aiming to receive 1.5-1.8 million passengers a year.

In 2018-2021, the ACV will spend an additional VND5.5 trillion (US$242 million) to build a new runway, terminal and apron in the airport to serve five million passengers per year.

The corporation will also disburse VND2.65 trillion (US$116.6 million) for a new terminal, parallel taxiway and equipment procurement along with three new aprons in Phu Bai international airport in the central Thua Thien-Hue province, aiming to operate 20 flights in peak time and serve four million passengers.


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