Da Nang International Airport gets new cargo terminal

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 16:05

Da Nang International Airport will open its new cargo terminal in early August. — Photo ndh.vn
DA NANG (Biz Hub) — Da Nang International Airport will get a new cargo terminal in early August.

The terminal is spread over an area of 2,400 square metres, with 8,000 square metres of parking area which can handle five nine-tonne trucks at the same time. The terminal has a capacity of handling 100,000 tonnes of cargo annually.

It has two separate zones for receiving and transferring cargo and has fire alarms and fire-fighting systems as well as a lightning protection system.

Da Nang International Airport is now the third largest airport in Viet Nam. It handles 150 flight arrivals and departures, 15,000 passengers and about 50 tonnes of cargo every day. The airport is expected to welcome five million passengers and handle 16,000 tonnes of cargo this year. — VNS

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