Phu Quoc Airport
Phu Quoc Airport
Meanwhile, three airports have the advantage of being located near tourist sites and will be developed into important airports. Now is the right time for
“There will be air routes to
Can Tho Airport, just seven kilometers Can Tho, will be the hub of the whole Mekong Delta.
Deputy Chairm of Lam Dong province’s People’s Committee Hoang Sy Son remarked that the province’s authorities are working with Vietnamese and Singaporean airlines on opening direct air routes on Lien Khuong-Singapore.
Vo Huy Cuong from CAAV revealed that the budget airline, Thai Air Asia, is also considering direct air routes from Lien Khuong to international fly points.
“These are all very important tourism destinations for
Thanh from CAAV affirmed that they will create favourable conditions for airlines to open air routes. Fees on many kinds of services will be reduced by 50 percent, and the preferences will last up to three years.
* Lien Khuong airport was built in 1933. In 2009, the airport received 2.5 tourists, 10 percent of whom were foreign tourists. The airport plans to serve three million passengers in 2010. The total expenses spent on upgrading the airport is 300 billion dong.
* The construction of Phu Quoc airport started in November 2008, which is expected to become operational by 2012. The investment capital for the airport is 1100 billion dong now and the figure will be 8 trillion dong by 2020.
* The terminal of Can Tho international airport is being built which has the area of 20,700 square metre and investment capital of up to 1300 billion dong. The terminal is expected to be put into operation in December 2010.
Source: Tuoi tre, VnExpress