Sunan Shuofang International Airport

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Sunan Shuofang International Airport
苏南硕放国际机场
无锡机场-nosign.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
Owner/OperatorSunan Shuofang International Airport Ltd.
ServesWuxi and Suzhou, Jiangsu
LocationShuofang Subdistrict, Wuxi, Jiangsu
Elevation AMSL5 m / 16 ft
Coordinates31°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
Websitewww.wuxiairport.com
Maps
CAAC airport chart
CAAC airport chart
WUX is located in Jiangsu
WUX
WUX
Location of airport in Jiangsu
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 3,200 10,499 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Passengers3,590,188
Cargo (tons)87,641.6
Aircraft movements31,844
Sources:[1][2]
Sunan Shuofang International Airport
Simplified Chinese苏南硕放国际机场
Traditional Chinese蘇南碩放國際機場
Wuxi Shuofang Airport
Simplified Chinese无锡硕放机场
Traditional Chinese無錫碩放機場

Sunan Shuofang International Airport (IATA: WUX, ICAO: 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, 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[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
9 Air Dalian, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Shenyang
Cambodia Angkor Air Charter: Siem Reap
China Airlines Taipei–Taoyuan
China Eastern Airlines Beijing–Capital, Changchun,[5] Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Harbin, Kunming, Lanzhou, Nanchang,[5] Ordos,[6] Qingdao, Sanya, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Tongren,[7] Urumqi, Xi'an, Xiamen, Yantai,[6] Yinchuan, Zhuhai
China Eastern Airlines Hong Kong, Kaohsiung, Taipei–Taoyuan
Charter: Jeju, Phuket, Siem Reap
Seasonal charter: Da Nang[8]
China Southern Airlines Guangzhou, Shenzhen
Citilink Charter: Denpasar/Bali[9]
Donghai Airlines Changchun, Shenzhen
Hongtu Airlines Changchun, Kunming
Jin Air Busan
Juneyao Airlines Harbin, Huizhou, Qingdao, Sanya
Mandarin Airlines Taichung
Scoot Singapore
Shenzhen Airlines Beijing–Capital, Changsha, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Kunming, Nanning,Quanzhou (begins January 1 2019),[10] Sanya, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Taiyuan, Xi'an, Xiamen, Yuncheng, Zhuhai
Shenzhen Airlines Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Hong Kong,[11] Macau, Osaka–Kansai, Taipei–Taoyuan
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu, Chongqing, Kunming
Sriwijaya Air Seasonal charter: Denpasar/Bali
Tigerair Taiwan Taipei–Taoyuan
Uni Air Taichung[12]
Charter: Kaohsiung[13]
Vietnam Airlines Charter: Phu Quoc

Cargo[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Donghai Airlines Beijing–Capital, Quanzhou, Shenzhen
SF Airlines Shenzhen
Suparna Airlines Cargo Hong Kong, Shanghai–Pudong

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Chinese) Wuxi Airport Co., Ltd. Archived 2010-05-05 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ a b Airport information for Sunan Shuofang International Airport at Great Circle Mapper.
  3. ^ 苏南硕放国际机场
  4. ^ 苏南硕放国际机场有限公司正式揭牌 Archived 2012-04-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ a b 东航冬春换季新增多条航班
  6. ^ a b 承让!东航烟台16个新目的地直飞时刻来了
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ "China Eastern Adds New SE Asia Routes in early-July 2016". Routes Online. 13 July 2016. Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  9. ^ Citilink to add flights to China cities
  10. ^ [https://www.chinanews.com/cj/2018/10-23/8657754.shtml
  11. ^ "Shenzhen Airlines adds Wuxi – Hong Kong service in W17". routesonline. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  12. ^ "Wuxi Enhances International/Regional Links from late-April 2016". airlineroute. Retrieved 18 April 2016.
  13. ^ "UNI Air Adds Kaohsiung - Wuxi Scheduled Charter Service from Nov 2015". Airlineroute.net. 4 September 2015. Retrieved 4 September 2015.

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