5 million is the number of passengers that Phu Quoc International Airport is able to serve well after the completion of phase II expansion by the end of 2017.
The domestic and foreign investors continuously invest in Phu Quoc with a series of projects of hotels, resorts and condotel resorts to make the tourism of Phu Quoc increasingly strong. The number of tourists increase with an amazing speed leading to the increasing frequency of domestic and international flights, mainly through four domestic routes such as Phu Quoc – HCM, Phu Quoc – Ha Noi, Phu Quoc-Hai Phong, Phu Quoc- Can Tho and international direct routes from countries like Sweden, Russia, China, etc.
This means that Phu Quoc International Airport will be overloaded. Since 2012, when Phu Quoc airport was put into operation, the number of taking off and landing has reached 446 times per year, the majority of domestic visitors covers an annual growth of 28% – 46%. According to forecasts, the terminal will reach its designed capacity by 2017, sooner than expected by about 3 years and by 2030, Phu Quoc will receive from 5 to 7 million passengers per year.
From the real demand, Vietnam Airlines Corporation has deployed the second phase of expanding Phu Quoc International Airport from April 2016, with a total investment of more than 2,000 billion VND including items such as open Wide roller coaster, parking lot, passenger terminal, exteriors garage, etc.
Phu Quoc International Airport has completed 35% in progress, expected to be put into operation by the end of 2017. After completing phase II, Phu Quoc International Airport is capable of serving over 5 Million visitors in a year, creating extremely favorable conditions for the development of Phu Quoc tourism.