Van Don Airport in Halong Bay starts operation

Van Don Airport in Halong Bay starts coming into operation from 30December 2018. This is the first privately owned airport in Vietnam. The airport is planned for Vietnam domestic flights and international flights which faciliate travel to Halong Bay, a world-famed tourist attraction in Vietnam.

 Van Don Airport is 60km from Halong City, the base for cruises on Halong Bay. The highway between Van Don and Halong City is newly built and travel between the two spots takes less than one hour. Vietnam Airlines, the national flag carrier, also operates direct flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Quang Ninh via Van Don Airport, the flight time is 2 hours.