Phù Cát airport in Quy Nhơn City, the central province of Bình Định, is scheduled to welcome the first international flight by the end of December this year.
Only four of the top 30 shares by market value and liquidity on the southern exchange advanced while 25 declined.
The booming aviation sector in Việt Nam needs investment from the private sector to ensure that it has adequate airport infrastructure for continued expansion, experts have said.
Vietnamese shares ended in negative territory as large-cap stocks continued to suffer from an increase in investors’ profit-taking.
Markets fell back towards the end of trading on Tuesday, but still managed to post slight gains, witnessing a large divergence among large-caps.