Wuzhou Xijiang Airport

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Wuzhou Xijiang Airport

梧州西江机场

Wuzhou Xijiang Jīchǎng
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesWuzhou, Guangxi, China
LocationTangbu Town, Teng County
Opened23 January 2019
Elevation AMSL89 ft / 27 m
Coordinates23°24′05″N 111°05′55″E / 23.40139°N 111.09861°E / 23.40139; 111.09861Coordinates: 23°24′05″N 111°05′55″E / 23.40139°N 111.09861°E / 23.40139; 111.09861
Map
WUZ is located in Guangxi
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Location of airport
WUZ is located in China
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WUZ (China)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 2,500 8,202
Source:[1]

Wuzhou Xijiang Airport (Chinese: 梧州西江机场) (IATA: WUZ, ICAO: ZGWZ) is an airport serving the city of Wuzhou in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. It is located south of the Xijiang river in the town of Tangbu in Teng County, 20 kilometres (12 mi) from the city center.[2]

The airport received approval from the State Council of China on 29 June 2014.[1] Construction began in 2016 and the airport was opened on 23 January 2019, replacing the older Wuzhou Changzhoudao Airport. The airport cost 1.765 billion yuan to build.[2]

Facilities[edit]

The airport has a 2,600-metre (8,500 ft) runway (class 4C) and an 8,000-square-metre (86,000 sq ft) terminal building. It is projected to handle 750,000 passengers and 6,000 tons of cargo annually by 2025.[1][2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
China United Airlines Beijing–Daxing
Colorful Guizhou Airlines Chongqing,[3] Fuzhou, Guiyang
Shanghai Airlines Changsha, Shanghai–Hongqiao[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 梧州机场迁建项目力争年内开工. Guangxi News (in Chinese). 2014-09-04.
  2. ^ a b c Chen Yibin 陈义斌 (2019-01-23). "梧州西江机场正式首航". Carnoc. Retrieved 2019-01-27.
  3. ^ http://www.caacnews.com.cn/1/6/201904/t20190401_1270400.html
  4. ^ "准备登机啦!西江机场通航进入倒计时!". Retrieved 15 January 2019.