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Dong Nai (VNA) - The Prime Minister has put forward some solutions to accelerating the progress of the Long Thanh International Airport project.

The PM has allowed the People’s Committee of the southern province of Dong Nai, where the airport is located, to develop and implement a resettlement project in tandem with a feasibility study on the airport conducted by the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV).

Dong Nai is responsible for selecting a contractor to carry out the project according to law and works with the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Transport (MoT) for budget allocations.

The MoT will instruct the ACV to soon make a feasibility study on phase I of the Long Thanh International Airport project as instructed by the PM in document No 1509/TTg-KTN dated August 26, 2015 and is responsible for supervising relevant agencies to ensure quality and effectiveness of the project.

Long Thanh International Airport will be built in Long Thanh district, Dong Nai province as a 4F-category airport under the criteria of the International Civil Aviation Organisation ( ICAO).

The construction will be divided into three phases with phase I set for the airport to accommodate 25 million passengers and 1.2 million tonnes of cargoes.

Upon the completion, the airport will capable of handling 100 million passengers and 5 million tonnes of cargoes.-VNA