Work starts on Quang Tri airport project

By VNA   July 6, 2024 | 10:58 pm PT
Work starts on Quang Tri airport project
An artist's impression of Quang Tri Airport. Photo courtesy of the project managers
Construction started on the Quang Tri airport project, which has an initial outlay of VND5.8 trillion ($227 million), in Gio Linh district Saturday.

The project, approved by the Prime Minister under the public-private partnership model, is located in the communes of Gio Quang, Gio Hai, and Gio Mai in Gio Linh district, covering an area of 265 ha.

It is expected to be implemented in 50 years including 24 months for preparation and construction and 47 years and 2 months for operation and toll collection to recoup investment. Upon completion, the airport serve about 5 million passengers and 25,500 tonnes of cargo annually.

It will address the ever-growing demand for air travel, foster economic growth, and ensure high mobility for military operations and disaster relief efforts in the central region.

The construction of the airport is expected to be completed by July 2026.

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