Wenzhou Longwan International Airport

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Wenzhou Longwan International Airport
温州龙湾国际机场
Wēnzhōu Lóngwān Guójì Jīchǎng
IATA: WNZICAO: ZSWZ
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Wenzhou Airport Group Co. Ltd.
Location Wenzhou, Zhejiang
Coordinates 27°54′43″N 120°51′07″E / 27.91194°N 120.85194°E / 27.91194; 120.85194Coordinates: 27°54′43″N 120°51′07″E / 27.91194°N 120.85194°E / 27.91194; 120.85194
Website www.wzair.cn
Map
WNZ is located in China
WNZ
WNZ
Location of airport in China
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 3,200 10,499 Concrete
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 6,595,929
Source: China's busiest airports by passenger traffic
Wenzhou Longwan International Airport
Simplified Chinese 温州龙湾国际机场
Wenzhou Yongqiang Airport
Simplified Chinese 温州永强机场

Wenzhou Longwan International Airport (IATA: WNZICAO: ZSWZ) is the airport serving the city of Wenzhou in southern Zhejiang Province, China. Formerly called Wenzhou Yongqiang Airport, it adopted the current name on 25 April 2013.[1]

The airport is located 24 km southeast of the city. In 2010, Wenzhou airport was the 28th busiest airport in the People's Republic of China with 5,326,802 passengers.

History[edit]

The airport was opened for civil service on July 12, 1990. The construction cost was RMB 132.5 million dollars and was funded by Wenzhou's municipal government.

Facilities[edit]

The airport can handle aircraft as large as the Boeing 767 and Airbus A300. The departure lounge occupies 12,000 m². in area. The apron occupies an area of 73,000 m².

New terminal[edit]

Construction of the new Terminal 2 officially began on 11 November 2011. It will have an area of 100,000 square meters, four times as big as the existing Terminal 1, and will be able to handle 13 million passengers per year. When completed it will be used exclusively for domestic flights, while Terminal 1 will be converted to a dedicated international terminal. Terminal 2 is the centerpiece of the new Wenzhou Comprehensive Transportation Hub development which also includes a long-distance bus terminal, subway station, as well as commercial real estate.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Wenzhou Longwan Airport is served by the following airlines:[3]

Airlines Destinations
AirAsia Zest Kalibo
Air China Beijing-Capital, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guiyang, Kunming, Shanghai-Pudong, Xi'an, Yinchuan
Air China Taipei-Taoyuan
Air Macau Macau
Asiana Airlines Seasonal Charter: Seoul-Incheon (begins 22 October 2014)[4]
Cambodia Angkor Air Charter: Siem Reap
Chengdu Airlines Chengdu
China Eastern Airlines Beijing-Capital, Changsha, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Guilin, Huai'an, Kunming, Qingdao, Sanya, Shanghai-Pudong, Taiyuan, Wuhan, Xi'an, Xining
China Eastern Airlines Seasonal : Rome-Fiumicino[5]
China Southern Airlines Changsha, Guangzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Harbin, Nanning, Sanya, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Urumqi, Wuhan, Zhengzhou
China Southern Airlines
operated by Chongqing Airlines
Chongqing
China United Airlines Beijing-Nanyuan
Dragonair Hong Kong
Hainan Airlines Beijing-Capital, Guangzhou, Haikou, Urumqi, Wuhan, Xi'an
Hebei Airlines Changsha, Guiyang, Haikou, Shijiazhuang, Tianjin, Wuhan, Xi'an, Zhengzhou
Juneyao Airlines Changsha, Guiyang, Shanghai-Hongqiao
Mandarin Airlines Kaohsiung, Taipei-Songshan
Shandong Airlines Chongqing, Jinan, Nanjing, Qingdao, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Yantai, Zhuhai
Shanghai Airlines Guangzhou, Shanghai-Hongqiao
Shenzhen Airlines Guangzhou, Sanya, Shenyang, Shenzhen
Sichuan Airlines Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guiyang, Harbin, Kunming, Sanya
T'way Airlines Charter : Jeju
Tianjin Airlines Changsha, Dalian, Fuyang, Hefei, Huai'an, Linyi, Nanchang, Nanning, Qingdao, Tianjin, Xi'an
Uni Air Taipei-Taoyuan[6]
Vietnam Airlines Da Nang
West Air (China) Chongqing, Wuhan

Incidents and accidents[edit]

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