Passenger traffic at Sanya Phoenix Airport to hit record high in 2011
According to the Sanya Phoenix Airport Authority, a record number of 10 million passengers are expected to arrive by the end of this year.
The airport has handled an average of more than 40,000 passengers per day since the winter and spring schedule launched from Oct. 30. As of Dec. 5, the airport’s passenger throughput hit 9.37 million.
According to the present situation, there is a great chance to achieve this year’s target figure.
“The performance of Phoenix Airport is important because of the role it plays in the city’s economy,” the person in charge said in a statement. “It serves as Sanya’s gateway to the world, attracts and boosts tourism business.”
At present, Sanya Airport has 168 domestic and international air routes with destinations reaching to 106 cities.