Upgrading Con Dao airport to handle large commercial aircraft

Monday - 27/05/2019 13:24
According to Tapchihangkhong.com, a delegation from the Ministry of Transport, led by Deputy Minister Le Dinh Tho, had a working session with the People's Committee of Ba Ria - Vung Tau province on adjusting regulations. Details of Con Dao airport in the period up to 2020, orienting to 2030.

Mr. Le Tuan Quoc, Vice Chairman of Ba Ria - Vung Tau People's Committee and leaders of Con Dao district's People's Committee and representatives of relevant agencies and agencies attended and worked with the Ministry of Transport.

At the meeting with Ministry of Transport

At the meeting, the delegates listened to the consultancy company is Aviation Design and Construction Consultant Company Limited underArmy Air Defense Corps explaining the detailed planning of Con Dao Airport by the year of 2030, Con Dao Airport will be upgraded from 3C to onlyexploit ATR72 aircraft to 4C domestic airportin accordance with ICAO regulations, welcome flights of the Airbus A320 neo / ceo and equivalent.

The new airport has an area of 132,260 hectares, an increase of 21,170 hectares compared to the existing area. Of which the civil aviation land area is 35.92 ha, the area managed by the military is 5.11 ha; The total land area is 91.26 ha.

In the period up to 2020, the existing downsizing road will be upgraded to 1.830m x 45m, ensuring the operation of Airbus A320 neo / ceo aircraft and the equivalent; apron for a minimum of 8 Airbus A320 aircraft; to build a new railway station in the southeast of the existing railway station to meet the capacity of 2 million passengers / year ... together with the complete technical infrastructure system.

Speaking at the working session, Deputy Minister of Transport Le Dinh Tho requested the adjustment of the detailed plan of Con Dao airport until 2020 with the orientation to 2030 to limit the impact on defense works, historical sites and protective forests in Con Dao district. At the same time, it is necessary to study and plan for the upgrading and construction of a runway to meet the standards so that the aircraft can land at night.




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