Construction of Boao Airport underway in Qionghai
Construction on the Boao Airport in Qionghai is now underway. The new airport is expected to be operational before the 2017 Bo’ao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference.
The BFA is an annual gathering that brings together state leaders, government officials, businessmen and academics from across Asia.
The airport is located in Qionghai City, about 15 kilometers from the BFA conference center. The airport project was approved in 2011.
The airport will cover a land area of 2,732 acres with an investment of 1.13 billion yuan. The airport is designed to handle 4,950 flights, 480,000 passengers and 1,440 tonnes of cargo, annually.