Wenzhou Longwan International Airport

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Wenzhou Longwan International Airport
温州龙湾国际机场
Wēnzhōu Lóngwān Guójì Jīchǎng
Wenzhoujichanghoujilou.JPG
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

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. in area. The apron occupies an area of 73,000 m².

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, Harbin[3]
Air China Beijing–Capital, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Kunming, Shanghai–Pudong, Tianjin, Xi'an, Yinchuan


Seasonal: Hailar

Air China Seoul–Incheon,[4] Taipei–Taoyuan
Beijing Capital Airlines Haikou, Xi'an
Cathay Dragon Hong Kong
Chang’an Airlines Xi'an, Yichang
Chengdu Airlines Chengdu, Guiyang, Lanzhou, Lijiang, Nanning, Wuhan, Zhengzhou, Zunyi
China Eastern Airlines Beijing–Capital, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Guilin, Hefei(begins 29 October 2017),[5] Hohhot, Kunming, Lanzhou, Liuzhou, Nanning, Qingdao, Shanghai–Pudong, Taiyuan, Wuhan, Xi'an, Yuncheng[6], Zhengzhou
China Eastern Airlines Rome–Fiumicino[7]
China Eastern Airlines
operated by Shanghai Airlines
Haikou, Harbin[6], Jining, Kunming, Qingdao, Sanya, Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shanghai–Pudong, Shenyang, Yantai,[6] Zhengzhou, Zhuhai
China Eastern Airlines
operated by Shanghai Airlines
Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi[8]
China Express Airlines Guiyang, Liping
China Southern Airlines Changsha, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Shenzhen, Urumqi, Wuhan, Zhengzhou
China Southern Airlines
operated by Chongqing Airlines
Chongqing, Dali
GX Airlines Nanning
Hainan Airlines Beijing–Capital, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Lanzhou, Shenzhen, Urumqi, Wuhan, Xi'an
Hebei Airlines Linyi, Nantong, Shijiazhuang
Jetstar Pacific Airlines Seasonal Charter: Phu Quoc, Nha Trang[9]
Juneyao Airlines Changsha, Guiyang
Lion Air Charter: Denpasar/Bali
Lucky Air Kunming
Mandarin Airlines Taipei–Songshan
New Gen Airways Charter: Bangkok–Don Mueang, Surat Thani
Ruili Airlines Shenyang
Shandong Airlines Beihai, Jinan, Qingdao, Zhuhai
Shenzhen Airlines Guangzhou, Nanning, Sanya, Shenyang, Shenzhen
Sichuan Airlines Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Harbin, Kunming, Nanning, Sanya
Spring Airlines Huai'an, Shijiazhuang
Tianjin Airlines Fuyang, Qingdao, Tianjin, Xi'an
T'way Airlines Seoul–Incheon
Urumqi Air Urumqi, Zhengzhou
Vietnam Airlines Charter: Phu Quoc[10]
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. ^ "9 Air Launches Scheduled Revenue Service from mid-Jan 2015". airlineroute.net. 12 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Air China Adds Wenzhou – Seoul Service from late-April 2016". airlineroute. Retrieved 24 March 2016. 
  5. ^ 东航开通合肥—温州、合肥—珠海直飞航线
  6. ^ a b c "有人@你]东航新增航班又来了,让你一次嗨翻天!!!". Retrieved 30 June 2017. 
  7. ^ Flight makes a stop at Shanghai-Pudong.
  8. ^ http://www.wzair.cn/jtdt/jtxw/2016/12/22/199288.html
  9. ^ 2017, UBM (UK) Ltd. "Jetstar Pacific Adds New Cam Ranh/Nha Trang – China Charters in W15". Routesonline. Retrieved 30 June 2017. 
  10. ^ 2017, UBM (UK) Ltd. "Vietnam Airlines adds Phu Quoc – Wenzhou service in 3Q17". Retrieved 30 June 2017. 
  11. ^ "Incident: China Eastern A320 at Wenzhou on Mar 20th 2011, clipped trees on approach". avherald.com. Retrieved 30 June 2017. 
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