Vietnam's Ministry of Transport (MoT) stated it will support VietJet Air's proposed expansion of Dien Bien Phu Airport (english.vov.vn, 24-Mar-2019). The carrier requested the Dien Bien People's Committee invest VND1.34 trillion (USD57.7 million) to cover new facilities including runways, a taxiway apron, roads and a new air traffic control tower. It also proposed building a 16,000sqm passenger terminal to accommodate two million passengers p/a. Airports Corporation of Vietnam would retain its position as operator of the airport.
Vietnam's MoT to support VietJet's proposed USD57.7m expansion at Dien Bien Phu Airport
25 March, 2019