The Vietnamese government has approved plans to build a new $18 billion airport near Ho Chi Minh City that will offer a projected 100 million passenger capacity to replace the congested Tan Son Nhat International Airport. The proposal for the new airport, to be named Long Thanh International, was voted through the country's national Assembly with a near-90% majority. The airport, due to be built on a Greenfield site some 25 miles outside Ho Chi Minh City, is scheduled to start ...

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