New airport – “Long Thanh International Airport” will have four runways with the size of 4,000 m length and 60 m width each for being capable of landing heavy planes such as the A380 “Airbus” new jumbo jet.
Its designated to handle up to 100 million passengers and 5 million tons of cargo per year.
Prime Minister asked Ministry of Transport for giving instructions to Vietnam Aviation Department to implement Long Thanh airport project as early as possible. The airport project is scheduled to complete till the end of 2015.
The Long Thanh International Airport will become one of the largest airports in the region.
I will unload the Tan Son Nhat International Airport, which handles two-thirds of all international arrivals in Vietnam, with traffic growing at 20% a year. Expansion of Tan Son Nhat that was built in the early 1930s is constrained by its location inside the crowded Ho Chi Minh City, a limited area for expansion and safety concerns that make it hard to upgrade in order to meet increasing demand on the international fights market.
Brief Airport information
Official mane – Long Thanh International Airport
In 2005, the Prime Minister issued approval on building
Phase I (2007-2010)
Phase II (2010-2015) to be completed
Airport is located in Long Thanh district of Dong Nai province.
- The center of Vung Tau City is 62 km
- Bien Hoa is 32 km
- Tan Son Nhat International Airport is 43 km
- The center of Ho Chi Minh City is 40 km
- The center of Bien Hoa City is 24 km
Size and designed capacity:
100 million passengers/year
5 million tons of cargo/year
Able to receive: