ACV wants to be investor of key items at Long Thanh Airport

Wednesday, Jan 09, 2019 19:00

An image of Long Thanh International Airport in the southern province of Dong Nai. — Photo VNA/VNS

The Airports Corporation of Viet Nam (ACV) wants to become the investor of key items at Long Thanh International Airport in the southern province of Dong Nai.

In a proposal sent to the Ministry of Transport recently, ACV said it wanted to invest in the passenger terminal, airfield items including the apron, runway, fuel distribution system, parking and cargo terminal.

Chairman of ACV Lai Xuan Thanh said the corporation was willing to invest between US$1 billion and 1.5 billion out of total $5.4 billion investment capital set for the first phase of the Long Thanh Airport.

Thanh said they were working with joint venture JFV, which includes Japan Airport Consultants (JAC-Japan), Nippon Koei (NK-Japan), Oriental Consultants Global (OCG-Japan), ADP Ingenierie (ADPi-France), Airport Design and Construction Consultancy (ADCC-Viet Nam), and Transport Engineering Design Inc Company (TEDI-Viet Nam). The joint venture had completed the update to prepare the feasibility study for the project.

Regarding the design of the passenger terminal, on the basis of the selected architectural plans, the consultant has carried out the design of the passenger terminal facility, complying with the International Civil Aviation Organistion regulations and Vietnamese standards.

It also includes auxiliary items such as office buildings, an emergency centre, cargo terminal and maintenance area.

Long Thanh International Airport project consists of three phases, with total investment of more than $16 billion. Of which, the first phase has investment of more than $5.4 billion focusing on a runway, a passenger terminal and synchronous auxiliary items with a capacity of 25 million passengers per year and 1.2 million tonnes of cargo. It is expected to be completed and put into operation by 2025.

As planned, by June 2019, the consultant will complete the feasibility study. — VNS

Comments (0)