Wenzhou Longwan International Airport

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Wenzhou Longwan International Airport
温州龙湾国际机场
Wēnzhōu Lóngwān Guójì Jīchǎng
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Wenzhou Airport interior
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 7,360,467
Cargo 72,638.1 Ton
Aircraft movements 61,750
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 A330. 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]

Passenger[edit]

Airlines Destinations
9 Air Dalian, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Harbin, Taipei–Taoyuan, Taiyuan
Air China Beijing–Capital, Chongqing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Kunming, Shanghai–Pudong, Tianjin, Xi’an
Capital Airlines Qingdao, Xi’an
Cathay Dragon Hong Kong
Chengdu Airlines Guiyang, Kunming, Wuhan, Zunyi
China Eastern Airlines Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Beijing–Capital, Chongqing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Hefei, Kunming, Lanzhou, Liuzhou, Qingdao, Shanghai–Pudong, Shizuoka, Taiyuan, Wuhan, Xi’an, Zhengzhou
China Express Airlines Bijie, Liping
China Southern Airlines Changsha, Chongqing, Dali, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Nanning, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Zhengzhou
China West Air Zhengzhou
Chongqing Airlines Chongqing, Dali
GX Airlines Nanning
Hainan Airlines Beijing–Capital, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Taiyuan, Wuhan, Xi’an, Zhengzhou
Hebei Airlines Nantong
Juneyao Airlines Changsha
Lion Air Charter: Denpasar/Bali
Lucky Air Kunming, Yancheng
Mandarin Airlines Taipei–Songshan
New Gen Airways Charter: Bangkok–Don Mueang, Surat Thani
Okay Airlines Tianjin
Ruili Airlines Lanzhou, Shenyang
Shanghai Airlines Haikou, Jiamusi, Jinan, Jining, Kunming, Qingdao, Sanya, Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shanghai–Pudong, Yantai, Zhengzhou, Zhuhai
Sichuan Airlines Changsha, Chengdu, Guiyang, Harbin, Nanchang, Sanya, Xichang
Shenzhen Airlines Guangzhou, Harbin, Linyi, Sanya, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Zhuhai
Shandong Airlines Beihai, Chongqing, Guiyang, Jinan, Qingdao, Zhuhai
Spring Airlines Huai’an
Thai AirAsia Charter: Bangkok–Don Mueang
Tianjin Airlines Fuyang, Qingdao, Tianjin
Tibet Airlines Tongren
Urumqi Air Yinchuan
Vietnam Airlines Nha Trang, Phu Quoc

Accidents and incidents[edit]

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