Friday, September 12, 2008

Changsha Huanghua International Airport

Changsha Huanghua International Airport is located in the Huanghua township of Changsha munucipality, about 20 kilometers east of central Changsha, Hunan, People's Republic of China. The airport is managed by the Hunan Airport Authority, a publicly owned corporation managing all five airports in Hunan Province.

Airport information

Ground Transportation
*Airport buses: Wuyi Avenue Line , and South Station Line, RMB ?15.
*Taxis: reference meter price to central Changsha - RMB ?90 .
*Buses to nearby cities: to Changde , Xiangtan , Zhuzhou , Yueyang

Airport statistics

Construction for the airport started on June 25, 1986, and the first flight departed on August 29, 1989. The current covers an area of 33,000 square meters. During 2006, it handled over 6 million passengers, becoming the 13th busiest airport in mainland China in passenger traffic terms.

A plan for RMB ?2.15-billion expansion has been approved and work has begun in July 2006 to:
* Extend the runway from the current 2,600m to 3,200m;
* Add additional taxiways and ;
* Renovate the old terminal;
* Build a new terminal with a total area of 163,000 square meters; and
* Expand the airport parking space.
All new facilities are planned to be in place by 2010.

Airlines and destinations

The airport is a regional hub for China Southern Airlines.

The airport is served by the following airlines :


*Asiana Airlines
*China Eastern Airlines
*China Southern Airlines
*Hong Kong Airlines
*Korean Air


*Air China
*China Eastern Airlines
*China Southern Airlines
*Deer Air
*East Star Airlines
*Hainan Airlines
*Juneyao Airlines
*Kunpeng Airlines
*Okay Airways
*Shandong Airlines
*Shanghai Airlines
*Shenzhen Airlines
*Sichuan Airlines
*Spring Airlines
*United Eagle Airlines
*Xiamen Airlines

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