To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

Can Tho International Airport

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Can Tho International Airport
Sân bay Quốc tế Cần Thơ
Nha Ga HK CHKQT Can Tho 2.jpg
Summary
Operator Southern Airports Authority
Location Can Tho
Elevation AMSL 9 ft / 3 m
Coordinates 10°05′07″N 105°42′43″E / 10.08528°N 105.71194°E / 10.08528; 105.71194
Map
VCA is located in Vietnam
VCA
VCA
Location of airport in Vietnam
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 9,843 3,000 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 481,447
Can Tho International Airport
Can Tho International Airport
Inside the terminal of the Can Tho International Airport
Inside the terminal of the Can Tho International Airport

Can Tho International Airport[1] (IATA: VCA, ICAO: VVCT) (Vietnamese: Sân bay Quốc tế Cần Thơ), formerly Trà Nóc Airport is an airport located in Can Tho in Mekong Delta region of Vietnam.

The airport was inaugurated on January 1, 2011 and received US$150 million to build on 20,750 square metres (223,400 sq ft) of land. It aimed to be able to process up to 5 million passengers a year. It will serve air travel in the region, boost Mekong Delta's economy, improving defence, security and international integration.[2]

YouTube Encyclopedic

  • 1/3
    Views:
    44 359
    10 122
    12 599
  • Cảnh quan thành phố Cần Thơ || Landscape of Can Tho City || Vietnam Discovery Travel
  • Landing to Can Tho airport - vietnam
  • Tan Son Nhat International Airport - Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam

Transcription

Contents

History

Trà Nóc Airport was originally constructed during the Vietnam War in 1965 by United States Air Force (USAF) civil engineering units as a military airfield, which became Binh Thuy Air Base. It was used by the USAF as well as being the Headquarters of the Republic of Vietnam Air Force (VNAF) 4th Air Division until 1975.

On 19 April 1969 the VAL-4 Light Attack Squadron began combat operations, flying air support for the Mobile Riverine Force in the Mekong Delta of South Vietnam. The missions included normal patrol, overhead air cover, scramble alert and gunfire/artillery spotting. On 31 March 1972 the squadron conducted its last combat mission prior to its disestablishment on 10 April 1972.[3]

After 1975, the facility was initially unused, then later operated as a small regional airport for Can Tho. It was expanded and upgraded to international status, with completion due in 2008.

Upgrading of Trà Nóc airport

The expansion work of Trà Nóc airport started on 4 January 2006. The project will be implemented in two phases, covering an area of 85.04 ha.

  • Phase 1: due to be completed in 2008, work including: improvement of the paved runway (2,400 m x 45 m), apron (27,491 m2), cost estimate: 370 billion VND ($23 million). Upon completion, this airport will be capable to handle medium range aircraft such as the Airbus A320, A321, and the Boeing 767.
  • Phase 2: construction of a new terminal (19,000 m2), cargo terminal and other facilities. Cost estimate: 400–500 billion VND ($25 to 31 million). The capacity of this terminal is 2 million passengers per year.

Airlines and Destinations

AirlinesDestinations
VietJet Air Da Nang, Hanoi
Thai Vietjet Air Charter: Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi
Vietnam Airlines Hanoi, Phu Quoc
Charter: Taipei–Taoyuan, Taichung, Kaohsiung
VASCO Con Dao, Da Lat, Cam Ranh

See also

References

  1. ^ "Can Tho airport starts operation with Hanoi route". 2009-01-04. 
  2. ^ Vietnam opens new international airport, channelnewsasia.com, 2 January 2011
  3. ^ Book by Kit Lavell, Flying Black Ponies, Val-4 Squadron Cruise book.

External links

This page was last edited on 27 October 2017, at 18:39
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.