Ho chi minh airport domestic terminal 1


Tan Son Nhat is Vietnam"s largest international airport and serves Ho Chi Minch City (formerly Saigon). The airport is lo


nhật bản Airport Consulting Company, KTOM (Kajima, Tasei, Obayashi và Maeda), ARINC Airport Systems


8 khổng lồ 10 million a year then phase two will allow 15 million a year, the old terminal can handle 7 million a year in addition






The new terminal has allowed the introduction of many more shops and services at Tan Son Nhat airport.
Tan Son Nhat is Vietnam’s largest international airport và serves Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon). The airport is located about four miles (7km) from downtown Ho Chi Minc City.

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Tan Son Nhat International Airport was first built in the 1930s, when the French Colonial government constructed a small unpaved airport, known as Tân Sơn Nhất Airfield, in the village of Tan Son Nhat. By 1956 US foreign aid had built a 7,200ft runway & the facility became South Vietnam’s international airport.

During the Vietnam War, Tan Son Nhat Air Base was an important base for both the United States Air Force (USAF) & the South Vietnamese Air Force (VNAF).

Prior to lớn the over of the war in 1975, Tan Son Nhat International Airport had been one of the busiest airbases worldwide. In 2006, the airport served approximately 8.5 million passengers (compared with seven million in 2005) with 64,000 aircraft movements.


Tan Son Nhat Airport now accounts for nearly two-thirds of the international arrivals và departures in all of Vietnam’s airports. The airport is controlled by the Southern Airports Authority & has undergone various expansion projects khổng lồ keep up with demand.

In 2002 the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietphái nam put forward a construction plan for a new international terminal at the airport. The project plan followed a special Japan Government Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan from the Japan Bank for International Cooperation JBIC of $260m (VND3.4tn).

The loan was provided for equipment purchases và for consultancy services and has a term of 40 years, with ten years interest free. JBIC loans normally cover 85% of project costs. The rest is sourced from the Southern Aviation Administration budget.


Construction of the new Tan Son Nhat Airport terminal began in August 2004 and was opened in the first quarter of 2007. The new terminal equipment meets international standards và includes ten luggage conveyor belts, eight sky bridges, trăng tròn escalators, 18 elevators, eight moving walkways, ten sets of automatic doors, 43 X-ray machines, & flight information boards & security equipment (CCTV và screening equipment).

The new terminal also has specialised retail areas, it will also offer other services such as the internet, online ticket sales, entertainment areas, and health and beauty care.

The nhật bản Airport Consulting Company holds the design and construction contracts for the terminal, which it contracted out to a consortium of four Japanese contractors, KTOM (Kajima Corporation, Taisei Corporation, Obayashi Corporation & Maedomain authority Corporation) to construct the terminal and acquire and install theequipment.

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The four-storey terminal covers 100,000m², và has a capacity of eight to lớn ten million international passengers per annum. The second phase of the new terminal, khổng lồ be completed by 2010, will increase capađô thị to lớn 15 million passengers a year. The older terminal will now serve domestic flights only.

By năm ngoái the Vietnamese are lớn build a new super airport at Long Tkhô giòn, which will supercede Tan Son Nhat completely; this will mean Tan Son Nhat Airport will then only handle domestic flights.


ARINC Inc was selected as the information technology subcontractor for products & services at the new terminal in 2005. ARINC installed state-of-the-art passenger technology including its iMUSE for check-in and boarding, AirVUE for flight information, BagLink for baggage messaging, and AirDB for operations và revenue management.

iMUSE công nghệ allows airlines to cốt truyện one common mix of workstations at the terminal’s departure gates & check-in desks. Common-use technology maximises the efficiency of airport operations và provides a high return on airport investment.

The ARINC AirVUE system is a multimedia information manager, which allows passengers khổng lồ view real-time flight information on displays throughout the terminal. ARINC BagLink baggage message giải pháp công nghệ is designed to avoid remote single-point failures by providing comprehensive message processing on site, instead of relying on a remote hệ thống & network.


Prior khổng lồ the new facility Tan Son Nhat operated from a single terminal building with separate sections for international and domestic flights. Four aerobridges were added in the late 1990s prior to lớn which planes parked away from the terminal & passengers took buses lớn & from the terminal.

The capacity of the old terminal is seven million passengers per annum. Arrivals & departures at the terminal are divided between two floors. While the new terminal was under construction the existing terminal was upgraded to lớn accommodate various planes, including heavy civilian aircraft like the Airbus A340 or Boeing 747-400.


Vietnam giới Airlines (based at the airport) are also currently in discussion with Boeing about the purchase of the new 7E7 Dreamliner aircraft for replacing their aging fleet. There could be an order for 15 aircraft worth over $120m each. The new aircraft would allow the airline lớn fly non-stop to destinations in Europe and North America.

In September 2007 Vietphái nam Airlines will receive sầu their first Boeing 777, the first of four airplanes they have sầu ordered. By 2008 they hope to lớn have eight Boeing 777s in their fleet.

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