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Wenzhou Longwan International Airport

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]

Wenzhou Longwan International Airport

温州龙湾国际机场
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Wenzhou Airport interior
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorWenzhou Airport Group Co. Ltd.
ServesWenzhou, Zhejiang
LocationLongwan District, Wenzhou
Coordinates27°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
Websitewww.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 (2018)
Passengers11,218,701
Cargo80,189.5
Aircraft movements86,362
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

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.

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HistoryEdit

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.

FacilitiesEdit

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 terminalEdit

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 destinationsEdit

PassengerEdit

AirlinesDestinations
9 Air Guangzhou, Guiyang, Harbin
Air Chang'an Xining, Yichang
Air China Beijing–Capital, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Kunming, Lanzhou, Linfen, Seoul–Incheon, Shanghai–Pudong, Taipei–Taoyuan, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Xi'an
Air Macau Macau[3]
Air Travel Nanning, Shenyang
Beijing Capital Airlines Haikou, Lijiang, Xi'an
Cathay Dragon Hong Kong
Chengdu Airlines Chengdu, Guiyang, Haikou, Jinan, Zunyi–Xinzhou
China Eastern Airlines Beijing–Capital, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Jieyang, Kunming, Lanzhou, Liuzhou, Luzhou, Nanning, Qingdao, Rome–Fiumicino, Shanghai–Pudong, Shiyan, Taiyuan, Wuhan, Xi'an, Xinyang,[4] Zhengzhou
China Express Airlines Chongqing, Guilin
China Southern Airlines Changsha, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Nanning, Shenzhen, Urumqi, Wuhan, Zhengzhou, Zhuhai
China Southern Airlines
operated by Chongqing Airlines
Chongqing, Harbin
Donghai Airlines Harbin, Shenzhen
GX Airlines Nanning
Hainan Airlines Beijing–Capital, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Taiyuan, Urumqi, Wuhan, Xi'an, Zhengzhou
Hebei Airlines Mianyang, Nanning, Nantong, Shijiazhuang
Juneyao Airlines Changsha, Guiyang, Zhangjiajie, Zunyi–Maotai
Lion Air Charter: Denpasar/Bali
Loong Air Beijing–Capital, Guiyang, Handan, Hefei, Kunming, Sihanoukville,[5] Zhuhai
Lucky Air Kunming, Yancheng, Zhengzhou
Mandarin Airlines Taipei–Songshan
New Gen Airways Charter: Bangkok–Don Mueang, Surat Thani
Qingdao Airlines Guilin, Guiyang, Yantai
Ruili Airlines Lanzhou, Nanning, Shenyang
Shandong Airlines Chongqing, Guilin, Guiyang, Jinan, Qingdao, Shenyang, Yantai, Zhuhai
Shanghai Airlines Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Chongqing, Dalian, Haikou, Handan, Harbin, Huangshan, Jinan,[6] Jining, Kunming, Ordos, Qingdao, Qiqihar, Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shanghai–Pudong, Shenyang, Yantai, Zhengzhou, Zhuhai
Shenzhen Airlines Guangzhou, Harbin, Huizhou, Kunming, Linyi, Sanya, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Yuncheng, Zhanjiang, Zhengzhou
Sichuan Airlines Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guiyang, Kunming, Harbin, Nanning, Sanya, Xichang, Zhangjiajie
Spring Airlines Huai'an, Jieyang, Shijiazhuang, Jeju
Tianjin Airlines Chongqing, Fuyang, Hohhot, Qingdao, Tianjin, Xi'an
Tibet Airlines Chengdu, Lanzhou, Tongren
T'way Air Seoul–Incheon
Urumqi Air Hefei, Nanchong, Urumqi
West Air Chongqing, Zhengzhou

Accidents and incidentsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "Air Macau resumes Wenzhou service in 1Q19". routesonline. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  4. ^ 夏秋航季 信阳明港机场新增5条航线
  5. ^ "Loong Air adds new international routes in Dec 2018".
  6. ^ 冬春航季到来 东航山东新增四条航线
  7. ^ "Incident: China Eastern A320 at Wenzhou on Mar 20th 2011, clipped trees on approach". avherald.com. Retrieved 30 June 2017.