Wenzhou Longwan International Airport
|Wenzhou Longwan International Airport
Wēnzhōu Lóngwān Guójì Jīchǎng
|IATA: WNZ – ICAO: ZSWZ|
|Operator||Wenzhou Airport Group Co. Ltd.|
|Wenzhou Longwan International Airport|
|Wenzhou Yongqiang Airport|
Wenzhou Longwan International Airport (IATA: WNZ, ICAO: 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.
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.
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.
Airlines and destinations
Wenzhou Longwan Airport is served by the following airlines:
Incidents and accidents
- On 20 March 2011 China Eastern Airlines flight MU5577 from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport clipped trees on approach at Yongqiang Airport.
- 温州永强机场正式更名为温州龙湾国际机场. Carnoc (in Chinese). 2013-05-09.
- 温州机场T2航站楼今日开工 面积10万平方米
- Time table
- "9 Air Launches Scheduled Revenue Service from mid-Jan 2015". airlineroute.net. 12 January 2015.
- "China Eastern Delays Wenzhou - Osaka Launch to May 2015". Airlineroute.net. 24 March 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2015.
- Incident: China Eastern A320 at Wenzhou on Mar 20th 2011, clipped trees on approach