Vietnam's Van Don airport to open

Sun Group, private equity investor, has announced Van Don International Airport has opened in Vietnam´s Quang Ninh province, following two years of construction, the company said.

This is the first international airport in Vietnam to be developed by a private company, Sun Group — the country´s premier developer of tourism, leisure and entertainment-focused properties and projects.

With a total investment of VND 7.463 billion (USD 310 million), the airport was constructed with the assistance of NACO (Netherlands Airport Consultants), one of the world´s leading airport consultancy and engineering firms.

Van Don International will be used for both commercial and military purposes was officially opened to traffic after two years of construction.