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Investor selection urged for Long Thanh airport’s component 4

The Saigon Times

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HCMC – Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha has directed the Ministry of Transport to expedite the investor selection process for component 4 of the Long Thanh International Airport project in Dong Nai Province.

Component 4 consists of freight terminal, aviation logistics section, aircraft maintenance section, catering service, and operational centers of air carriers.

The Long Thanh airport project has four components. ACV has been assigned to develop the passenger terminal and runway under component 3, while Vietnam Air Traffic Management Corporation (VATM) is in charge of component 2, which includes the air control tower and aircraft operation facilities.

In his directive to the Ministry of Transport, Deputy PM Ha emphasized the importance of adhering to orders and procedures for contractor selection.

The investor selection process for component 4 has grappled with delays.

Covering 5,000 hectares, the Long Thanh International Airport project requires a total of VND336,630 billion for three phases of development. The first phase, set to be completed in 2026, will be able to handle 25 million passengers and accommodate 1.2 million tons of cargo annually.

Upon completion of the entire project, Long Thanh will have four runways, four passenger terminals, and auxiliary facilities, increasing its handling capacity to 100 million passengers and five million tons of cargo per year.

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