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For the military use of the facility during the Vietnam Wars, see Binh Thuy Air Base Can Tho International Airport (IATA: VCA, ICAO: VVCT) (Vietnamese: Sân bay Quốc tế Cần Thơ), formerly Trà Nóc Airport is located in Can Tho in Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. The airport has been inaugurated on January 1, 2011 and disbursed US$150 million for built on 20,750 square metres (223,400 sq ft) of land, will process up to 5 million passengers a year. It will serve air travel in the region, boost Mekong Delta's economy, improving defence, security and international integration.

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Cần Thơ ( listen) is the fourth-largest city in Vietnam, and the largest city in the Mekong Delta. It is noted for its floating market, rice paper-making village, and picturesque rural canals. It had a population of 1.2 million as of 2011, and is located on the south bank of the Hau River, a distributary of the Mekong river. In 2007, about 50 people died when the Cần Thơ Bridge collapsed, causing Vietnam's worst engineering disaster. In 2011, Can Tho International Airport opened. The city is nicknamed the "western capital" (Tây Đô), and is located 169 kilometres (105 miles) from Ho Chi Minh City. Cần Thơ's climate is tropical and monsoonal with two seasons: rainy, from May to November; and dry, from December to April. Average annual humidity is 83%, rainfall 1,635 mm (64 in) and temperature 27 °C (81 °F).

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