New passenger terminal officially launched at Đà Nẵng Int'l Aiport

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New passenger terminal officially launched at Da Nang Int'l Aiport

VGP – The Central Region Airports Corporation on Sunday officially launched a new passenger terminal of Đà Nẵng International Aiport after four year construction.

The ground-breaking ceremony of the passenger terminal of Đà Nẵng International Airport, December 25, 2011 - Photo: VGP

The three-storey terminal is designed to handle aroudn 4.5-5 million passengers and one million tons of cargoes per year in the initial period. The capacity will be increased to 6 - 8 million passengers by 2015.

The new facility, located in Hải Châu District, five km from the city’s center, has total investment capital of nearly VND1.35 trillion (about US $64 million).

Đà Nẵng International Airport is the third-largest airport in Việt Nam Nam and the largest in the central region. It now serves 20 domestic and international flight routes with about 1,500 passengers per day.

Early this October, Transport Minister Đinh La Thăng suspended the chief of the airport’s terminal project management board for slow construction during the minister’s inspection at the airport.

Work had been accelerated since then.

By Hải Minh

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