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Halong Bay Airport Project

Halong Bay in Vietnam

Located in the North-East region of Vietnam, Halong Bay is a bay in the Gulf of Tonkin comprised of regions of Halong City, the township of Cam Pha, and a part of the island district of Van Don. Halong Bay borders Cat Ba Island in the southwest, the East Sea in the east, and the mainland, creating a 120 km coastline.

Halong Bay in Vietnam

Halong Bay in Vietnam

As the number-one tourist attraction on the northeast, Halong Bay attracts visitors year-round. Thanks to its popularity, Halong Bay is quite accessible from just anywhere in Vietnam and neighbouring countries. Many travelers visit Halong Bay on cruise ships which dock in Cai Lan International Port (about 10 minutes from Halong Bay). Others choose to fly to Hanoi (180km) or Hai Phong (80km) airport and take a road trip to the Bay. You can get directly from NoiBai Airport to Halong Bay, it takes 3.5 hour from Airport to Halong Bay. From Danang, Nha Trang and Ho Chi Minh City, you can fly either to Hanoi or Hai Phong Airport and get a car transfer to Halong Bay. From other Southeast Asia countries, you also need to fly into one of these two airports to get access to Halong Bay.

Halong Bay Airport is an airport project on Van Don Island in Quảng Ninh Province, Vietnam.

Halong Bay airport has been designed to meet the standard of the International Civil Aviation Organisation, and will have a capacity of handling five million passengers and 30,000 tonnes of cargo per year.

Halong Bay Airport

Halong Bay Airport

Vietnamese Prime Minister approved the project and allowed Royal International Corporation to invest in this airport project. The feasibility study for this project is underway. According to estimate, the project will be built on 248.6 ha, with an investment capital of VND5.12 trillion (US$234.8 million), and will serve both civilians and the army. This airport will help flows of tourists to Ha Long Bay and Van Don Island.

The Halong Bay airport project is one of four airport projects nationwide which have invited foreign investment. The other three projects are Long Thanh International Airport in southern Dong Nai Province, Cam Ranh International Airport in southern Khanh Hoa Province, and Lao Cai Airport in northern Lao Cai Province.

The Indochina Voyages team.

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