The central Thanh Hoa province People’s Committee will pour over 2.6 trillion VND (123.8 million USD) into building a civil airport in Hai Ninh commune, Tinh Gia district, 30 km south of Thanh Hoa city.

The provincial People’s Committee and the Vietnam Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam on Jan. 8 announced a plan for the construction of the Thanh Hoa Airport until 2020, with a vision to 2030.

Accordingly, in the first phase of between now and 2020, the airport will operate flights from Thanh Hoa to Gia Lam, Cat Bi, Da Nang and Tan Son Nhat airports with 250,000 passengers and 10,000 tonnes of cargos a year.

Other domestic routes to Buon Ma Thuot, Da Lat and Nha Trang as well as several international flights will be opened after 2020, raising its capacity of transporting 1 million passengers and 20,000 tonnes of cargos each year./.