Hai Phong approves new cargo terminal for airport

By Dat Nguyen   October 26, 2021 | 12:00 am PT
Hai Phong approves new cargo terminal for airport
Passengers check in at Cat Bi International Airport in Hai Phong. Photo by Shutterstock/huntergol hp
Hai Phong has approved the construction of a new cargo terminal at its Cat Bi International Airport at a cost of VND390 billion ($17.11 million).

The Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) would be the developer and fund the construction, city authorities said in a statement.

The 64,000-square-meter terminal will be able to handle 100,000 tons of goods a year.

Construction is set to begin in the first quarter of 2022.

Hai Phong, two hours east of Hanoi by road, is home to a key port for both domestic and international trade.

The city administration wants to build an airport in Tien Lang District to reduce the overload on Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport.

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