On the morning of January 5, 2021, the Long Thanh international airport project officially started phase 1 and is expected to put into operation in phase 1 by the end of 2025.
The Groundbreaking Ceremony of Long Thanh International Airport Phase 1 – Component 3 Project invested by Airports Corporation of Vietnam – JSC (ACV) is the first important event in 2021 of transport industry and is also the most important project in the aviation sector ever.
The event was attended by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung and many leaders of Dong Nai province and some other provinces. Leaders of the Ministry of Transport, the State Capital Management Committee in enterprises and the People’s Committee of Dong Nai province.
Long Thanh International Airport (IR) construction investment project is a special national project, has important implications for the country’s socio-economic development, ensuring national defense and security. .
According to the approved planning, the project of Long Thanh international airport is located in 6 communes of Long Thanh district, Dong Nai province. The project covers an area of 5,000 hectares, of which the land area for airport infrastructure construction is 2,750 hectares, the land area for defense and construction of aviation infrastructure for military and civil sharing is 1,050. ha, the land area for ancillary items, aviation industry and other commercial facilities is 1,200 ha.
The total investment for the whole project is 336,630 billion VND, equivalent to 16 billion 030 million USD, divided into 3 phases. In particular, phase 1 will invest in 1 runway and 1 passenger terminal with synchronous auxiliary items with a capacity of 25 million passengers / year and 1.2 million tons of cargo / year. When completed, Long Thanh international airport has 4 runways, 4 passenger terminals with synchronous auxiliary items, capacity of 100 million passengers / year and 5 million tons of cargo / year.
Regarding traffic connection, Long Thanh International Airport is connected with traffic routes including: route No. 1 connecting the airport to National Highway 51 with 6 lanes; route No. 2 connecting the airport with Ho Chi Minh City – Long Thanh – Dau Giay expressway with 4 lanes and intersections.
TEDI participates in implementing 02 items in the Long Thanh airport project:
– Traffic routes connecting the airport with the regional traffic system;
– Design traffic system approaching the terminal in the airport area;
Traffic road categories
When completed, Long Thanh will become a stature international airport in the region, serving the strategy of developing Vietnam’s air transport, directly sharing the burden for Tan Son Nhat airport, which is already overloaded for years. This project is not only an important trading hub, but also a highlight showing the strategic vision, accelerating the nation, integrating faster.