Apr 20, 2014 / 14:26

Noi Bai air terminal 2 due for completion in 2014

The Hanoitimes - The Ministry of Transport has announced it wants construction of a second terminal at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport put on the fast-track and completed by the end of the year.

Contractors, Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) and Vietnam-Japan joint venture Vinaconex-Tasei, were asked to accelerate construction and actively cooperate with relevant agencies to ensure the terminal is fully operational by December 31.

The four-story passenger terminal T2 covers an area of 139,216 square metres. Once completed, it will be able to serve up to 10 million passengers annually.

Construction costs are estimated at JPY75.56 billion (US$968 million), including JPY12.6 billion (US$161 million) sourced from the Japan International Cooperation Agency loans.

Currently, construction on the project is approximately 70% complete.