An Giang Airport Planning Announced

5:55:58 PM | 12/7/2011

On July 7 the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) announced the An Giang airport planning for the period till 2020 and vision to 2030. The airport will be built on the total area of 235.04 ha in Can Dang commune, Chau Thanh district, An Giang province.
The project will need nearly VND3.42 trillion (US$170 million) for investment. According to the Decision 1166/QD-BGTVT on project approval, the capital needed for the period till 2020 is over VND1.48 trillion and the next phase will need nearly VND1.94 trillion.
The airport will have a 1,850 metre long and 45 meter wide runway designed to serve ATR72 aircraft or equivalents. After 2020, terminals and runways will be upgraded to support landings and take-offs of Airbus A321 aircraft. The airport will have designed capacity of transporting 300 tonnes of commodity and 100,000 passengers per year
Thien Phu