Sanya Phoenix International Airport
 
The 3rd-phase expansion project of Sanya Phoenix International Airport will soon be started in early 2011, reports hinews.cn.
 
The expansion project for the airport was approved by the Civil Aviation Administration of China on Dec 10, 2010.
 
According to the expansion plan, Sanya Phoenix International Airport will construct a new runway running parallel to the current runway, offering more running space for departing planes.
 
In addition, a new comprehensive terminal building covering a floor area of 30 hectares and nearly 100 gate positions will be build to the east of the current terminal building. In the west of the airport, a new terminal building for VIP guests and business planes will be built.
 
Since starting operation in 1994, Sanya Airport has maintained a growth of 20% to 40% for its passenger traffic. The first phase of the airport has passenger traffic of 1.5 million person-times.

In 2005, Sanya Airport’s 2nd-phase expansion project broke earth, designed with passenger throughput of 6 million person-times a year. By 2010, the airport’s passenger traffic has hit 9.27 million person-times. 
 

Translated by WOS Team
 
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