Binh Phuoc surveyed to build a dual-purpose airport with 400-500 ha

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Binh Phuoc province leaders surveyed the location of the airport project. Photo: Tran The

The leaders of Binh Phuoc province and Hon Quan district People’s Committee have just surveyed the location to formulate a project to build a dual-use aircraft (both for economic development and defense tasks) on the basis of airport expansion. Tec Hon Quan, the current area is about 100 ha.

Earlier, in the meeting with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in January, the provincial leaders proposed to assign Tecníc Hon Quan airport to Binh Phuoc to expand 400-500 hectares to implement a dual-purpose airport in the form of Public-private partnership (PPP). The Prime Minister supported the policy and suggested ministries and agencies to consider and soon allocate targets to the province.

Therefore, in the survey, the leaders of the provincial Party Committee asked the Provincial People’s Committee and related departments to study, along with a consultant to plan a small-scale, dual-use airport to combine economic development. with ensuring national defense – security.

Provincial leaders also said that Binh Phuoc is a border province and is aiming to become a center of industrial – energy development. Therefore, having a dual-purpose airport is especially important. In the field of economic development along with the highway and railway system, this is a necessary advantage to attract large investors to “build a team”, especially investors, producing products. high technology.

Provincial leaders request departments, agencies to carry out the assigned tasks and report the results in March for the province to propose to the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Transport and relevant ministries and agencies as required. Prime Minister’s Bridge.

With the orientation of becoming a province with strong industrial development in the future, Binh Phuoc has requested the Prime Minister to allow the expansion of industrial zones (IPs) of about 2,500 hectares; to continue expanding North and South Dong Phu Industrial Park phase 3, with an area of ​​about 1,500 ha; plan to establish a new industrial park 5,500 ha. After being added to the plan by the Government, Binh Phuoc Provincial People’s Committee will coordinate with relevant ministries to submit specific plans to add to the national and local land use plan for the period of 2021-2026. Currently, the province has over 10 industrial zones.

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