CAAV to launch representative office in Van Don Int’l Airport

The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) has launched a decision on establishing its representative office in Van Don International Airport in the northern province of Quang Ninh .
 A design mock up of Van Don International Airport
A design mock up of Van Don International Airport

The representative office’s functions are inspecting the observance of regulations related to civil aviation, plans and programs to develop civil aviation, aviation safety and security; ensuring compatible land use around airports, and other activities.

Van Don International Aiport is built on 290 ha in Doan Ket commune, Van Don District under build-operate-transfer (BOT) format, with an estimated investment capital of US$2 billion. The construction of the airport has been started in 2015 and is expected to comlete in 2018.

The airport is designed to serve both civil and military flights and able to receive 2-2.5 million passengers a year by 2020 and large aircrafts like B777, B787, B747-400 and A350. The airfield will be expanded to serve five million passengers annually by 2030.