10-Oct-2012 11:49 AM

Vietnam releases master plan for Haiphong Airport

Vietnam's Ministry of Transport announced (09-Oct-2012) a new master plan for Haiphong Cat Bi International Airport. The plan includes construction of a terminal with capacity of 4 million to 5 million passengers p/a, construction of a 3050m second runway, upgrade of the existing runway and construction of a new aircraft apron and car park by 2015. The plan also includes construction of a cargo terminal with capacity for 100,000 to 250,000 tonnes p/a by 2025 and potential expansion of passenger terminal capacity to seven million to eight million passengers p/a. The upgrades will reportedly require VND5 trillion (USD239.8 million) over three years. [more - original PR - Vietnamese]