New Airport in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam, Set to Open in Spring of 2018

Vietnam government authorities have announced that an international airport near Ha Long Bay will open in March 2018 according to the officials and reports of Ha Noi Moi Newspaper.

The airport will be the first private airport facility in Vietnam.  It will be located on Van Don Island approximately 50 kilometers from Ha Long Bay and will have a capacity of handling two million passengers a year.

The airport is reputed to cost $30 million and was built to support a $2 billion casino complex located on the island.

Infrastructure in Asia

Ports in Vietnam Stunting amid Economic Development

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Thai-Laos Infrastructure Developments

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Infrastructure India: A Long Road Ahead

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The Philippines’ Subic Bay Freeport Continues to Grow

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Ports in Cambodia

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The Singapore-Kunming Rail Link (SKRL)

Connecting domestic rail networks to form a continuous link from Singapore to Kunming in China, easing travel between various Southeast Asian countries and China.  >>> Read more...

 

Trans-Asia Rail Link

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Comparison of Logistics Infrastructure of Countries in ASEAN

Infrastructure (airports, seaports, roads, bridges, etc.) are all important to a country in terms of attracting investment and business and to a company when it is time to decide where to locate an investment, build a factory, establish a regional office, etc.  How easy a country is to travel to and the modernity and efficiency of its air and seaports is always something a company and its executives need to consider.  Asia is growing fast and infrastructure in terms of air and seaports is constantly changing.  Below are insights on logistical key installations throughout the region.  >>> Read more....