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Noi Bai Airport reopens the 2nd runway


The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has just decided to re-operate the runway 11R/29L and taxiways under the road improvement and upgrade project at Noi Bai airport.
Accordingly, from 7:00 a.m. on April 23, runway 11R/29L along with TWYs S1 at the beginning of 11R, TWYs S6, S1A, P4 and S6B will be put into operation again at Noi Bai airport after the deadline. Closed time for renovation and upgrade.

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) believes that the introduction of runways and taxiways at Noi Bai airport will help to increase the operating capacity and meet the travel needs of passengers during the holiday season 30/4-1/ 5 years now.

The Vietnamese aviation authorities have asked Noi Bai airport to update the above contents into relevant procedures, contract documents and operating manuals. At the same time, the airport is also responsible for notifying the above contents to the relevant airlines, agencies and units to coordinate in operating flight operations and coordinate with the Vietnam Flight Management Corporation. VATM) to notify aviation news according to regulations.

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Runway 11R/29L and many taxiways at Noi Bai airport will be re-operated after more than 2 months of renovation and upgrading. Photo: Viet Linh.

The airport management unit is also assigned to periodically inspect, evaluate and maintain construction items in accordance with the maintenance procedures approved by the Ministry of Transport.

VATM is assigned to notify domestic and international aviation news in accordance with current regulations as well as direct the Northern Flight Management Company to organize and operate flight operations at Noi Bai airport, effective to ensure safety.

Currently, the volume of transportation through Noi Bai airport, especially domestic transportation, is expected to reach 400 flights per day and about 75,000 domestic passengers. In 2021, on average, the peak week of April 30, including domestic tourists, Noi Bai receives about 420 trips and nearly 64,000 visitors each day.

Previously, a representative of the Southern Airport Authority said that the 25L runway of Tan Son Nhat airport will be reopened at the end of April, after about two months of temporary closure. A representative of the management unit said that the fact that the airport currently only operates one runway does not affect the frequency of flights or passenger service because the number of passengers increases not much on the peak days of the anniversary of the ancestors’ death.


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