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Guangzhou airport to close at midnight, 308 flights cancelled

2015-February-4       Source: Newsgd.com

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is about to close from 12 a.m. to 8 a.m., February 5, due to new runway shifting. As many as 308 flights operated by 33 different airlines will be cancelled in the 8 hours.

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is about to close from 12 a.m. to 8 a.m., February 5, due to new runway shifting. As many as 308 flights operated by 33 different airlines will be cancelled in the 8 hours.

This runway is Baiyun Airport's third runway and is to start its virgin mission just before Spring Festival Transportation Peak.

The new runway will be mainly used for landing, while the existed East runway will be mostly used for departure. However, the West runway will serve for both functions. Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is the 3rd airport in China having 3 runways in operation.

Airlines operated in Guangzhou will be also affected inevitably. Mostly international flights schedule will be adjusted, while domestic flights will be merged, cancelled, or changed to a bigger plane.

According to source of the airport, 308 flights of 33 airlines have been cancelled on February 4. One of the most affected airlines, China Southern Airlines, is expected to have 90 flights cancelled and 60 flights rescheduled.

The airport suggests passengers who plan to travel by plane should arrive 3 hours before departure. More staffs and counters of the airport will be put on standby on 4th and 5th of February. The airport also advises passengers to follow latest news published on its official website www.gbiac.net, or dial 020-3606-6999 to get further information of flight schedule.

 

Editor: Olivia

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