Wenzhou Longwan International Airport

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Wenzhou Longwan International Airport
Wēnzhōu Lóngwān Guójì Jīchǎng
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
WNZ is located in China
Location of airport in China
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 3,200 10,499 Concrete
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 6,595,929
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.


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.


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]


Airlines Destinations
9 Air Guangzhou, Harbin[3]
Air China Beijing-Capital, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guiyang, Kunming, Shanghai-Pudong, Taipei-Taoyuan, Xi'an, Yinchuan
Asiana Airlines Seasonal Charter: Seoul-Incheon[4]
Cambodia Angkor Air Charter: Siem Reap
Chengdu Airlines Chengdu, Nanning, Wuhan, Zunyi
China Eastern Airlines Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi,[5] Beijing-Capital, Da Nang,[6] Guangzhou, Jeju,[7] Osaka-Kansai,[8] Kunming, Lanzhou, Qingdao, Rome-Fiumicino,[9] Sanya, Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shanghai-Pudong, Shizuoka, Taiyuan, Wuhan, Xi'an, Zhangjiajie, Zhengzhou
China Southern Airlines Changsha, Guangzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Lanzhou, Shenzhen, Urumqi, Xining, Zhengzhou
China Southern Airlines
operated by Chongqing Airlines
China United Airlines Beijing-Nanyuan
Dragonair Hong Kong
Hainan Airlines Beijing-Capital, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Urumqi, Wuhan, Xi'an
Hebei Airlines Shijiazhuang
Juneyao Airlines Changsha, Dalian,[10] Guiyang, Sanya,[11] Shanghai-Hongqiao
Mandarin Airlines Taipei-Songshan
Ruili Airlines Kunming, Nanning
Shandong Airlines Jinan, Qingdao, Shenzhen, Zhuhai
Shanghai Airlines Guangzhou, Haikou, Shanghai-Pudong
Shenzhen Airlines Guangzhou, Sanya, Shenyang, Shenzhen
Sichuan Airlines Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guiyang, Harbin, Kunming, Sanya
Thai AirAsia Charter: Bangkok-Don Mueang
T'way Airlines Charter: Jeju
Tianjin Airlines Dalian, Fuyang, Linyi, Qingdao, Tianjin, Xi'an
T'way Airlines Charter: Jeju
Vietnam Airlines Da Nang
Seasonal charter: Nha Trang[12]
West Air Zhengzhou

Accidents and incidents[edit]

See also[edit]