Sunan Shuofang International Airport

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Sunan Shuofang International Airport
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Summary
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
Website www.wuxiairport.com
Maps
CAAC airport chart
CAAC airport chart
WUX is located in China
WUX
WUX
Location of airport in China
Runways
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
Sources:[1][2]
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.

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]

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, Guilin, Harbin, Hohhot,[5] Hong Kong, Kunming, Lanzhou, Lijiang, Qingdao, Seoul–Incheon, Sanya, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Singapore, Taipei–Taoyuan, Taiyuan,[5] Tongren,[6] Xiamen, Ürümqi, Xi'an, Yinchuan, Zhuhai
Charter: Jeju, Phuket, Siem Reap
Seasonal charter: Da Nang[7]
China Southern Airlines Guangzhou, Shenzhen
Citilink Charter: Denpasar/Bali[8]
HK Express Hong Kong
Jetstar Pacific Airlines Hanoi
Jin Air Busan
Mandarin Airlines Taichung
New Gen Airways Krabi
Scoot Singapore
Shenzhen Airlines Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Beijing–Capital, Changchun, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Hong Kong (begins 29 October 2017),[9] Kunming, Lanzhou, Macau, Manzhouli, Osaka–Kansai, Sanya, Shantou, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Taipei–Taoyuan, Tokyo–Narita, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi'an, Yichang, Yinchuan
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu, Chongqing
Sriwijaya Air Seasonal Charter: Denpasar/Bali
Tigerair Taiwan Taipei–Taoyuan
Uni Air Taichung[10]
Charter: Kaohsiung[11]
Vietnam Airlines Nha Trang[12]
Charter: Phu Quoc
Xiamen Airlines Fuzhou, Harbin

Cargo[edit]

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

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