The design photo of Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport [File photo]
RMB 300 bln to expand in scales and routes
Most recently, Guangzhou released a plan to develop its aviation industry through 80 major projects with an overall investment of 314.5 billion yuan from 2017 to 2019. And one of its key focal points is to expand Baiyun airport.
“The plan will accelerate the construction of its terminal 2 and waiting hall,” said Qiu Jiachen, CEO of Baiyun airport, “and 100 new aircraft parking bays and relative facilities will be built and put into used in 2018.”
After the expansive, Baiyun airport will be able to handle 72 million passengers and 2.3 million tonnes of cargo a year by 2019.