This project is a US$110 million improvement programme of the Phnom Penh International Airport which was formerly known as the Pochentong International Airport.
The project was undertaken by a French-Malaysian joint venture company Société Concessionaire d’Aéroport (SCA) which is a joint venture between Vinci Group (Vinci) from France and Muhibbah Masteron (Cambodia) Company Limited (MMC). MMC is in turn a joint venture between Muhibbah Engineering Berhad and the Masteron Group of Companies.
Phnom Penh International Airport is situated approximately 10 km from the capital city of Phnom Penh on a total area of 450 hectares. The project to upgrade the facilities of Pochentong Airport included construction a new runway, terminal and cargo buildings, hangars, installation of a Cat III level Instrument Landing System (ILS) and associated approach lighting.