Sunan Shuofang International Airport

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Sunan Shuofang International Airport
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
WUX is located in China
Location of airport in China
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
Sunan Shuofang International Airport
Traditional Chinese 苏南碩放國際機場
Simplified Chinese 苏南硕放国际机场

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.


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]


Airlines Destinations
Air China Beijing–Capital
Cambodia Angkor Air Charter: Siem Reap
China Airlines Taipei–Taoyuan
China Eastern Airlines Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Beijing–Capital, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Harbin, Hohhot,[6] Hong Kong, Kunming, Lanzhou, Lijiang, Qingdao, Seoul–Incheon, Sanya, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Singapore, Taipei–Taoyuan, Taiyuan,[6] Tongren,[7] Xiamen, Xi'an, Yinchuan, Zhuhai
Charter: Jeju, Phuket, Siem Reap
Seasonal charter: Da Nang[8]
China Southern Airlines Guangzhou, Shenzhen
HK Express Hong Kong
Jetstar Pacific Airlines Hanoi[9]
Jin Air Busan[10]
Mandarin Airlines Taichung[10]
New Gen Airways Krabi
Shenzhen Airlines Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Beijing–Capital, Changchun, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Kunming, Lanzhou, Macau, Manzhouli, Osaka–Kansai, Sanya, Shantou, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Taipei–Taoyuan, Tokyo–Narita,[11] Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi'an, Yichang, Yinchuan
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu, Chongqing
Sriwijaya Air Seasonal Charter: Denpasar/Bali
Tigerair Singapore[12]
Uni Air Taichung[10]
Charter: Kaohsiung[13]
Vietnam Airlines Nha Trang (begins 12 July 2017)[14]
Charter: Phu Quoc
Xiamen Airlines Fuzhou, Harbin


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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ (in Chinese) Wuxi Airport Co., Ltd.
  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
  5. ^ "苏南机场2016夏秋季航班时刻表". Sunan Shuofang International Airport. Retrieved 2016-04-13. 
  6. ^ a b 换季!换季!
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ "China Eastern Adds New SE Asia Routes in early-July 2016". Routes Online. 13 July 2016. Retrieved 13 July 2016. 
  9. ^ "Jetstar Pacific adds new Chinese routes from June 2017". routesonline. Retrieved 23 June 2017. 
  10. ^ a b c "Wuxi Enhances International/Regional Links from late-April 2016". airlineroute. Retrieved 18 April 2016. 
  11. ^ "Shenzhen Airlines Resumes Wuxi – Tokyo Service May/June 2016". airlineroute. Retrieved 13 April 2016. 
  12. ^ "tigerair Adds Singapore – Wuxi Service from late-April 2016". airlineroute. Retrieved 10 March 2016. 
  13. ^ "UNI Air Adds Kaohsiung - Wuxi Scheduled Charter Service from Nov 2015". 4 September 2015. Retrieved 4 September 2015. 
  14. ^ "Vietnam Airlines adds new Cam Ranh - China routes from July 2017". routesonline. Retrieved 28 March 2017. 

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