Ho Chi Minh City Plans To Open Second Airport

Planning and Investment Minister, Bui Quang Vinh, says five serious issues regarding the proposed Long Thanh airport in Dong Nai province should be clarified before the project is submitted to the National Assembly for approval.

Long Thanh is intended to become operational by 2020.

Long Thanh is intended to become operational by 2020.

The proposed airport will be built at Dong Nai’s Long Thanh district to help meet an increasing demand for travel to Ho Chi Minh City, to relieve pressure on Tan Son Nhat airport that has already exceeded its peak passenger capacity.

Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat Airport was projected to handle 13 million passengers a year by 2015, but it has already exceeded 20 million.

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