|Pleiku Airport can receive small planes of FK70 and AT72 at the current time. — Photo vemaybayanphat.com
HA NOI (VNS) — The Airport Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) plans to start the expansion and renovation of Pleiku Airport in the central highlands province of Gia Lai.
ACV announced on Wednesday that the project will increase the length of the runway and taxiway, and expand the parking space at Pleiku Airport.
The project's VND945 billion (US$45 million) investment will be co-funded by the State budget, ACV and Gia Lai.
Once completed, Pleiku Airport would be able to handle the A320/ 321 aircraft or their equivalent, in accordance with the development plan of Vietnam Airlines and other airlines. ACV estimated that the project would take 18 months to be completed and the Airport could be shut down for six months for the expansion. — VNS