May 23, 2024 | 07:00 GMT+7

Lien Khuong airport to develop into international one

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Its capacity to be doubled to 5 million passengers by 2030.

Lien Khuong airport in Central Highlands' Lam Dong province.
Lien Khuong airport in Central Highlands' Lam Dong province.

Lien Khuong Airport in the Central Highlands’ Lam Dong province is set to become an international airport with a capacity of serving 5 million passengers by 2030, a 2.5-fold increase compared to the current capacity, according to the Ministry of Transport.

Under a master plan to develop the airport during 2021-2030 with a vision to 2050 recently approved by the Ministry of Transport, the airport is capable of handling 20,000 tons of cargo by 2030.

The airport’s Terminal 2 will be constructed in 2021-2030, able to serve some 3 million passengers a year. It will then be expanded to increase the capacity to serve 7 million passengers and handle 30,000 tons of cargo by 2050.

In 2019, before the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, Lien Khuong airport served over 2 million passengers, including passengers on international flights from countries like the Republic of Korea and Thailand.



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