Wenzhou Longwan International Airport

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Wenzhou Longwan International Airport
温州龙湾国际机场
Wenzhoujichanghoujilou.JPG
Wenzhou Airport interior
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Wenzhou Airport Group Co. Ltd.
Serves Wenzhou, Zhejiang
Location Longwan District, Wenzhou
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 Zhejiang
WNZ
WNZ
Location of airport in Zhejiang
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
Traditional Chinese 溫州龍灣國際機場
Wenzhou Yongqiang Airport
Simplified Chinese 温州永强机场
Traditional Chinese 溫州永強機場

Wenzhou Longwan International Airport (IATA: WNZ, ICAO: 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 (15 mi) southeast of the city. In 2010, Wenzhou airport was the 28th busiest airport in mainland China with 5,326,802 passengers.

History

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

The airport can handle aircraft as large as the Boeing 767 and Airbus A330. The departure lounge occupies 12,000 m2 (130,000 sq ft) in area. The apron occupies an area of 73,000 m2 (790,000 sq ft).

New terminal

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

Passenger

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

Accidents and incidents

See also

References

  1. ^ 温州永强机场正式更名为温州龙湾国际机场. Carnoc (in Chinese). 2013-05-09. 
  2. ^ 温州机场T2航站楼今日开工 面积10万平方米_民航新闻_民航资源网. news.carnoc.com. Retrieved 30 June 2017. 
  3. ^ "Incident: China Eastern A320 at Wenzhou on Mar 20th 2011, clipped trees on approach". avherald.com. Retrieved 30 June 2017. 
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