- News in Vietnam
- 30 March 2022
Strictly control the progress of Long Thanh Airport
To promote project component 3 (including essential works such as passenger terminal and aviation infrastructure at Long Thanh airport), the Minister of Transport has requested the Long Thanh Airport Project Management Board (Dong Nai Province). ) daily progress review meeting with contractors.
Accordingly, the Head of the Management Board must meet to review the project progress weekly. The General Director of Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV – investor) must meet to review the project progress every two weeks to urge, update and send reports to the Ministry. ACV must direct domestic and foreign consulting contractors to focus all their human resources on speeding up the work, meeting weekly to review progress.
ACV works closely with Long Thanh District People’s Committee to be able to receive land according to priority areas, minimizing the impact on project progress. With project component 2, which is works for flight management, the Ministry of Transport assessed that the contractor selection for the consulting package was two months behind schedule. Therefore, the Ministry requested the Flight Management Corporation report weekly progress, propose solutions, ensure the start of the foundation of the flight management works by October this year at the latest, complete the whole project synchronously in December 2024.
For other work items, the Ministry requested the Project Management Board to review and rebuild the overall progress and detailed articles in which adverse weather factors are anticipated, and at the same time, it is necessary to study comprehensive solutions. The construction project of Long Thanh International Airport is approved by the Government in phase 1 with a total investment of nearly 4.6 billion USD, including 4 component projects, striving to put into operation in early 2025.
However, after a year, when the fence and demining works were completed, the ground leveling was not done, making the project progress at risk. Government leaders have continuously made inspection visits to urge and direct in the past two months.