Friday, September 12, 2008

Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport

Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport is an airport located in theYubei District of Chongqing, People's Republic of China. It is located 21km away from the city-centre of Chongqing and serves as an important hub for south-western China. In 2007, Jiangbei airport handled 10,355,730 passengers, and ranked number 10 of all airports in China. It is a hub for Air China, Chongqing Airlines, Sichuan Airlines and later China West Air when it begins operations and Shenzhen Airlines when it opens a hub at the airport.

The first and second phase of the airport came into operation in January 1990 and December 2004 respectively. Currently Jiangbei airport has two terminals with one serving domestic flights and the other mainly international flights. Its domestic terminal is capable of handling 7 million passengers while its international terminal is able to handle more than 1 million passengers annually. A third terminal is currently in the planning stage with a second and third runway construction due to commence shortly.

In terms of passenger traffic, Chongqing airport was the airport nationwide in 2007, handling 10,355,730 people. Also, the airport was the 11th busiest airport both by and nationwide.

Airlines and Destinations


*Air China
*China Eastern Airlines
*China Southern Airlines
*China United Airlines
*Chongqing Airlines
*Deer Air
*Hainan Airlines
*Shandong Airlines
*Shanghai Airlines
*Shenzhen Airlines
*Sichuan Airlines
*Spring Airlines
*Xiamen Airlines


*Air China
*Asiana Airlines
*Hong Kong Express Airways
*Philippine Airlines
*Shanghai Airlines

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