Also on the day, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) will operate three more new taxiways at the airport.

The new runway 11R/29L at Noi Bai International Airport (Photo:

Such operations launched ahead of the upcoming holidays of National Reunification Day (April 30) and May Day (May 1) are expected to boost the airport's capacity in serving the soaring travel demand.

A Noi Bai representative said that about 400 flights and some 75,000 domestic passengers have been forecast for the occasion.

In 2021, the airport hosted about 420 flights and nearly 64,000 passengers per day on average during the peak week of the same holidays.

Source: VNA