News Listings for Hanoi Noi Bai International

  • Hanoi's Gia Lam airport may re-open to commercial flights

    News | 16 Mar 2006 06:20 | Leithen Francis

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>A general aviation airport located around 4km from the centre of <st1:country-region u1:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">Vietnam</st1:country-region></st1:country-region>’s capital <st1:City u1:st="on"><st1:place u1:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Hanoi</st1:place></st1:City></st1:place></st1:City> might be opened for commercial aviation.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Director of air transportation at the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) <span class=spelle>Thanh</span> <span class=spelle>Suan</span> Lai says the authority is seeking approval to develop <st1:City u1:st="on"><st1:place u1:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Hanoi</st1:City></st1:place></st1:place></st1:City>’s <span class=spelle>Gia</span> Lam ai
  • Vietnam upgrading main airports for long-range flights

    News | 22 May 2001 10:04 | David Fullbrook

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Vietnam is lengthening runways and increasing terminal capacity at its main airports to allow Boeing 747s to operate on long-range flights within a few years.<u1:p></u1:p></span><o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'><u1:p></u1:p>Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport will build a 3,800m (12,460ft)-long runway costing about $20.5 million to complement the current runway that has weight and length restrictions preventing fully loaded 747s from taking off.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>“Construction will start in one or two years,” says Civil Aviation Adminis