One runway and four taxiways at Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport in HCM City will be closed for repair starting at midnight June 30 until 2pm on December 31.
According to the report, signed by Deputy Minister of Transport (MOT) Lê Anh Tuấn, the two biggest international airports in the country are under great pressure.
Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport in HCM City has made plans to serve the increasing number of passengers during the peak season of the year during the Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday, which begins on February 5 this year.
Central Thừa Thiên-Huế Province plans to expand the Phú Bài International Airport to accommodate 3 to 3.5 million passengers by 2020 and up to 7 million per year by 2025.
A plane on the way from Hà Nội to Đà Lạt City had to make an emergency landing at Đà Nẵng International Airport as a male passenger fainted at 10,000m in the air.
Việt Nam protests recent complicating developments in the East Sea and asked China, Taiwan and the Philippines to halt unilateral acts that undermine peace and stability in the disputed waters.
A state-owned consultancy has proposed adjustments to the expansion plan for HCM City’s Tân Sơn Nhất international airport that would result in much lower costs than one proposed by the French consultancy ADPi.