Wanzhou Wuqiao Airport

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Wanzhou Wuqiao Airport
万州五桥机场
Wànzhōu Wǔqiáo Jīchǎng
Wanzhou airport.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Elevation AMSL 567 m / 1,860 ft
Coordinates 30°47′52″N 108°25′53″E / 30.79778°N 108.43139°E / 30.79778; 108.43139Coordinates: 30°47′52″N 108°25′53″E / 30.79778°N 108.43139°E / 30.79778; 108.43139
Map
WXN is located in Chongqing
WXN
WXN
Location in Chongqing Municipality
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 2,400 7,874 Concrete
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 553,381
Aircraft movements 8,368
Cargo (metric tons) 2,475.4
Source: CAAC[1] [2][3]
Wanzhou Wuqiao Airport
Traditional Chinese 萬州五橋機場
Simplified Chinese 万州五桥机场

Wanzhou Wuqiao Airport (IATA: WXNICAO: ZUWX) is an airport serving Wanzhou District of Chongqing, China. It is located 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from the centre of Wanzhou. The airport was opened on 29 May 2003.[2]

History[edit]

Wanzhou was formerly served by the military Liangping Airport. Its runway was too short for civil use, but the plan to extend it was abandoned. Instead, the new Wuqiao Airport was built by cutting into mountains and filling bottomlands. It has a runway that is 2400 meters long and 45 meters wide (class 4C), capable of operating Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 airplanes.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air China Guangzhou
Beijing Capital Airlines Haikou, Hong Kong, Macau[4]
China Eastern Airlines operated by Shanghai Airlines Shanghai–Pudong
China Express Airlines Chongqing, Nanjing
Loong Air Guiyang, Hangzhou
Shenzhen Airlines Shenzhen
Sichuan Airlines Beijing–Capital, Chengdu, Kunming, Shenzhen
XiamenAir Xiamen, Xi'an

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.caac.gov.cn/XXGK/XXGK/TJSJ/201603/P020160331391016414029.xls
  2. ^ a b c 万州机场简介 [About Wanzhou Airport] (in Chinese). Wanzhou Airport. Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Airport information for WXN at Great Circle Mapper.
  4. ^ "Capital Airlines Adds Wanxian - Macau Route in W15". Airlineroute.net. 9 October 2015. Retrieved 9 October 2015. 

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