On August 25, Long Thanh People’s Committee organised a ceremony to hand over ground-phase 1 for the construction of Long Thanh International Airport and the two road routes connecting the T1 and T2 terminals, to investors.
Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) will organise the groundbreaking ceremony for the airport’s No. 5 package on August 31.
Dong Nai revoked a total area of 4,900 hectares in Long Thanh district, at which, in the first phase, the area completed land clearance is 1,810ha from local residents and 722ha from organisations.
Long Thanh People’s Committee has to arrange the resettlement area for 5,500 households, to date, 4,239 households have new resettlement.
Previously, on August 24, ACV announced that the Vietur consortium had won the bidding package worth VND35 trillion ($1.47 billion) to build a terminal of the Long Thanh International Airport project.
The consortium consists of Turkish conglomerate IC ISTAS, and nine local firms, including Vinaconex and Newtexons, Ricons, and Hancorp. According to ACV, the contract will be implemented in 39 months, including New Year holidays in accordance with Vietnamese law from the date of the signing scheduled to fall between August 25 to August 30.
Long Thanh, which will become Vietnam's largest airport, has the investment capital of around $14.2 billion. Its construction is divided into three phases. In the first phase, a runway and one passenger terminal along with other supporting facilities will be built for 25 million passengers and 1.2 million tonnes of cargo each year.
Once fully completed by 2050, the airport will be able to handle 100 million passengers and five million tonnes of cargo annually.
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