- Changsha Huanghua International Airport
Chángshā Huánghuā Guójì Jīchǎng
IATA: CSX – ICAO: ZGHA Summary Airport type Public Operator Government Location Huanghua, Changsha County Elevation AMSL 217 ft / 66 m Coordinates Coordinates: Runways Direction Length Surface ft m 18/36 10,499 3,200 Concrete Statistics (2010) Passengers 12,621,333 Source: China's busiest airports by passenger traffic
Changsha Huanghua International Airport (IATA: CSX, ICAO: ZGHA) (simplified Chinese: 长沙黄花国际机场; traditional Chinese: 長沙黃花國際機場; pinyin: Chángshā Huánghuā Guójì Jīchǎng) is the airport serving Changsha, Hunan province, People's Republic of China, as well as nearby cities such as Zhuzhou and Xiangtan. Located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) of the city centee in the town of Huanghua in Changsha County, the airport has two terminal buildings and is currently among the busiest airports in China. The airport is managed by the Hunan Airport Authority, a publicly owned corporation managing all five airports in Hunan Province. Changsha Datuopu Airport/AFB (IATA: CSX, ICAO: ZGHA) (also called Changsha City) is the second airport serving Changsha and mainly used for military purpose.
Airport History and Statistics
Construction for the airport started on June 25, 1986, and the first flight departed on August 29, 1989. The airport went through a major expansion in 2008-2011, with the addition of Terminal 2 which went into operation in 2011.
The old terminal (Terminal 1) covers an area of 33,000 square meters and consists of concourses A, B, and C.
The expansion plan invested RMB ¥2.15-billion (~USD $270 million) to:
- Extend the runway from 2,600m to 3,200m (completed);
- Add additional taxiways and ramps (completed)
- Renovate the Terminal 1 (in progress);
- Build a new, larger terminal (completed); and
- Expand the airport parking space (completed).
The new Terminal 2 became fully operational in July 2011, while Terminal 1 underwent renovations. With 212,000 square meters of space, the new terminal is the 5th largest airport terminal in mainland China (after Beijing-Capital, Shanghai-Pudong, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen).
- Airport buses: Wuyi Avenue Line (Central Changsha), and South Station (bus) Line
- Taxis: reference meter price to central Changsha
- Buses to nearby cities: to Changde, Xiangtan, Zhuzhou, Yueyang
- The subway system under construction will have a line connecting the airport with the city center
Airlines and destinations
The airport is a regional hub for China Southern Airlines.
The airport is served by the following airlines (as of September 2011):
Airlines Destinations Air China Beijing-Capital, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Kunming, Nanning, Tianjin, Wenzhou Asiana Airlines Seoul-Incheon Beijing Capital Airlines Sanya Chengdu Airlines Chengdu, Hangzhou, Nanning, Ningbo, Wenzhou China Eastern Airlines Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Jinjiang, Kunming, Lanzhou, Liuzhou, Nanjing, Ningbo, Qingdao, Sanya, Seoul-Incheon, Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shijiazhuang, Shenzhen, Taiyuan, Wenzhou, Wuxi, Xi'an China Southern Airlines Beihai, Beijing-Capital, Changchun, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Haikou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hefei, Jinan, Kunming, Nanjing, Nanning, Qingdao, Sanya, Seoul-Incheon, Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shanghai-Pudong, Shantou, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Taipei-Taoyuan, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Urumqi, Wenzhou, Wuyishan, Xi'an, Yinchuan, Yiwu, Zhangjiajie, Zhanjiang, Zhengzhou, Zhijiang, Zhuhai China United Airlines Beijing-Nanyuan Chongqing Airlines Chongqing, Ningbo Dragonair Hong Kong Grand China Express Air Wenzhou, Xi'an Hainan Airlines Beijing-Capital, Chengdu, Chongqing, Haikou, Hohhot, Jinan, Ningbo, Sanya, Shenzhen, Taiyuan, Xi'an, Xuzhou, Zhengzhou Henan Airlines Fuzhou, Nanning, Xi'an, Zhengzhou Hong Kong Airlines Hong Kong Juneyao Airlines Shanghai-Hongqiao Korean Air Seoul-Incheon Lucky Air Fuzhou, Kunming Mandarin Airlines Kaohsiung [begins 1 November], Taipei-Taoyuan Okay Airways Hangzhou, Kunming, Tianjin Shandong Airlines Chongqing, Guiyang, Haikou, Hefei, Jinan, Xiamen, Zhuhai Shanghai Airlines Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shanghai-Pudong Shenzhen Airlines Lanzhou, Nanjing, Nanning, Shenzhen Sichuan Airlines Chengdu, Chongqing, Fuzhou, Xiamen Silkair Singapore Spring Airlines Shanghai-Hongqiao TransAsia Airways Kaohsiung, Taipei-Taoyuan Xiamen Airlines Beijing-Capital, Chengdu, Chongqing, Fuzhou, Guiyang, Hangzhou, Jinan, Nanjing, Ningbo, Quanzhou, Taipei-Taoyuan, Taiyuan, Xiamen, Xi'an
- Official Hunan Provincial Airport Authority website
- Airport information for ZGHA at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
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