Published on : Thursday, February 23, 2017
Vietnam’s Tan Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh City is up for a major expansion with the construction of Two new terminals, including one slated for operation this year,the country’s Transport Ministry said Tuesday.
The Vietnamese government has asked Ho Chi Minh City authorities to increase the airport’s serving capacity to 40-50 million passengers a year from the current 25 million.
The airport is now overloaded, serving 28 million passengers annually.
A minute on handing 21 hectares of land, previously managed by the Defense Ministry, to the Transport Ministry was signed on Tuesday.
The area, previously reserved for military training of flight taking-off and landing, will be used to mainly build more taxiways and parking zones.