Vietnamese airports forecast to serve 112 million passengers in 2019
Vietnamese airports have been forecasted to receive 112 million passengers 2019, up 8.2% on-year, according to DT News.
Passengers waiting for departure in an airport in Vietnam. Source: DT News
The Vietnamese aviation transportation sector has been predicted to top the group of countries with more than 50 million passengers per year in the 2016-2040 period. The growth has continued as more domestic and international flights have been launched, the news says.
In order to meet with increasing travel demand, the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) has planned to boost investment and upgrade of airport infrastructure in the coming time, focusing on major hubs such as Long Thanh International Airport in Dong Nai Province.
At the same time, the capacity of Noi Bai airport (Hanoi), Tan Son Nhat airport (HCMC), Danang Airport (Da Nang), Cam Ranh airport (Khanh Hoa), Cat Bi airport (Hai Phong), Vinh airport (Nghe An) and Phu Bai airport (Hue) are being expanded.
In particular, AVC has prepared the construction of Terminal 3 at Tan Son Nhat International Airport along with international terminals at Danang and Cam Ranh airports. Meanwhile, airport Operations Control Centres at Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat, Danang and Cam Ranh will be set up.
According to ACV, in 2018, local airports welcomed 104 million passengers, up 10.4% on-year./.
( VNF )