Sunan Shuofang International Airport

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Sunan Shuofang International Airport
苏南硕放国际机场
Sūnán Shuòfàng Guójì Jīchǎng
无锡机场-nosign.jpg
IATA: WUXICAO: ZSWX
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner/Operator Sunan Shuofang International Airport Ltd.
Serves Wuxi and Suzhou
Location Shuofang Subdistrict, Wuxi, Jiangsu
Elevation AMSL 5 m / 16 ft
Coordinates 31°29′40″N 120°25′46″E / 31.49444°N 120.42944°E / 31.49444; 120.42944Coordinates: 31°29′40″N 120°25′46″E / 31.49444°N 120.42944°E / 31.49444; 120.42944
Website www.wuxiairport.com
Map
WUX is located in Jiangsu
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Location of airport in Jiangsu
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 3,200 10,499 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 3,590,188
Cargo (tons) 87,641.6
Aircraft movements 31,844
Sources:[1][2]

Sunan Shuofang International Airport (IATA: WUXICAO: ZSWX) is an airport serving the cities of Wuxi and Suzhou in southern Jiangsu Province, China (Sunan meaning "Southern Jiangsu" in Chinese). It is located in Shuofang Subdistrict (硕放街道), 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) southeast of Wuxi and 22 km (14 mi) northwest of Suzhou.[3] The airport was built in 1955 for military use, and commercial flights only started in 2004. Formerly called Wuxi Shuofang Airport (无锡硕放机场), it took the current name in November 2010 and is now co-owned by the governments of Wuxi, Suzhou, and Jiangsu Province.[4] In 2013, Sunan Shuofang Airport handled 3,590,188 passengers, making it the 42nd busiest airport in China.

Facilities[edit]

The airport has one runway designated 03/21 which measures 3,200 by 50 metres (10,499 ft × 164 ft).[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger Airlines[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air China Beijing-Capital
China Eastern Airlines Beijing-Capital, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Kunming, Lanzhou, Shenzhen, Xi'an
China Eastern Airlines Hong Kong, Seoul-Incheon, Singapore, Taipei-Taoyuan
Charter: Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Jeju, Phuket, Siem Reap
China Southern Airlines Dalian, Guangzhou
Lucky Air Lijiang
Shenzhen Airlines Beijing-Capital, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Kunming, Lanzhou, Sanya, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi'an, Yinchuan, Zhuhai
Shenzhen Airlines Macau, Osaka-Kansai, Taipei-Taoyuan
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu
Tianjin Airlines Hohhot, Shijiazhuang

Cargo Airlines[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Donghai Airlines Beijing-Capital, Quanzhou, Shenzhen
SF Airlines Shenzhen
Yangtze River Express Hong Kong, Shanghai-Pudong

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