Over VND5.1 trillion (US$242 million) will be injected into
building Quang Ninh International Airport in northeastern Van Don Island
The airport, covering 285 ha in Doan Ket Commune, will allow operation of
long-range and wide-body Boeing 777s.
By 2020, the airport will have at least for aprons and be able to handle 2
million passengers and 10,000 tonnes of goods every year. By 2030, it will be
expanded with seven aprons and be able to handle 5 million passengers and 30,000
tonnes of good per year.
The first phase will cost VND3.5 trillion (US$160 million), nearly two thirds of
the total investment.
The PM has approved to undertake the project under a BOT
The airport is expected to spur socioeconomic development in the northern