On December, 2009, Lien Khuong Airport terminal in Da Lat started to operate, and soon after became one of the most sucessful domestic airports, contributed to the development of Dat Lat city into a popular tourist destination.
In order to meet the higher demand of Lien Khuong Airport, Skypec decided to invest a new airport depot in Lien Khuong. This project was approved by the Ministry of Transport.
Thanks to the cooperations of Vietnam Aviation Authority, Southern Aviation Authority and Lien Khuong Airport Authority, Skypec has finished all the paperwork required for the project. This project would be built on an area of 7,600m2 and consists of two phases:
- First phase: Two 500m3 tanks would be built, together with the pipelines and other facilities.
- Second phase: A 1,600m3 tank is expected to be built after 2021. The total capacity would increase to 2,600m3.
Layout plan of the Lien Khuong Storage depot.
Mr. Nguyen Manh Tuan, General Director of the Skypec emphasized the importance of the project, stating that ‘Lien Khuong Airport depot is an important project in 2017 of Skypec. It also plays an important role in the development of Lien Khuong Airport, hence Skypec hopes for the supports from the authorities so the depot construction would be finished in accordance to the plan’.
Mr. Ninh Van Tuan, Vice Director of PCC I, the main contractor of the project thanked Skypec for having chosen PCC I as the main contractor for important projects of Skypec. He also commited to use the best resources in order to finish the project on time and to the best quality.
Lien Khuong Airport depot is expected to start operating at the end of 2017 and contribute to improve Skypec’s capability in Lien Khuong Airport.
Vũ Đoàn, Mạnh Trường
Translation: Ngoc Khanh