The Government chief made the order on Monday during his inspection tour to the construction site of the project.
Once completed, the US$451 million terminal, with designed capacity of 20 million passengers, will boost the airport's annual capacity to 50 million passengers.
The four-storey terminal covering a total floor area of around 112,500 square meters has one basement, 90 counters, 20 automated bags drop counters and 42 check-in kiosks, 27 doorways leading to aircrafts, 16 baggage storages, and 25 airport security gates.
The architecture of the terminal, which was inspired by the traditional Ao Dai, is as delicate and youthful as the vibrancy of a city striving to flourish. The multi-story car parking lot with a total floor area of 130,000 square meters includes four floors, two basements and a three-story parking area for motorbikes.
The facility can serve Code C and Code E aircrafts which have dimensions meeting the specifications in the Aerodrome Reference Code table.
The project is expected to meet the increasing travel needs of people and solve traffic congestion at Tan Son Nhat Intenational Airport./.