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Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport

ehangzhou.gov.cn| Updated: June 14, 2018 L M S

Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, located in Xiaoshan district, 27 kilometers away from the urban center of Zhejiang province’s capital Hangzhou city, is a civil 4F airport. It has been implementing 72-hour visa-free transit since October, 2014. 

The construction of the airport began in July, 1997 and the airport opened to navigation in December, 2000. The second-stage construction started in November, 2007 and was put into operation in December, 2012. 

Statistics from the airport’s official website shows that it occupies 10 square kilometers. The three terminals - T1 and T3 for domestic flights, and T2 for international flights and flights between Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan - cover 370,000 square meters. It has two runways with lengths of 3,600 and 3,400 meters that accommodate A380 aircraft and smaller models. The parking apron for passenger planes is 1.1 million square meters and has 49 boarding bridges, enough for a passenger throughput of 33 million. The parking apron for cargo aircraft is 52,000 square meters and can support cargo throughput of 805,000 tons. By the end of 2015, the airport had 127 parking bays and 235 scheduled flights of which 196 were domestic. 

In 2017, the airport had a passenger throughput of 35.57 million, a year-on-year increase of 12.6 percent, and a cargo throughput of 589,000 tons, a year-on-year increase of 20.8 percent. That year, 271,000 flights took off from and landed at the airport, an increase of eight percent over the figures for 2016.

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