Guangdong Zhanjiang Airport Relocation Project starts construction and can take off and land in the future.
Construction of the Zhanjiang Airport Relocation Project in Guangdong started on the 19th. The project is located in Wuchuan City, Zhanjiang, with a total investment of about 5.4 billion yuan.
Zhanjiang Airport is currently the only civil airport in western Guangdong, mainly based on domestic flights, and has opened international flights such as Bangkok, Thailand and Phnom Penh. After the relocation, the new airport is positioned as a domestic mainline airport with a flight zone rating of 4E. It has the capability of taking off and landing Boeing 787, Airbus 330 and other wide-body aircraft, and direct flights to Europe and America. The first phase of the project is a 3,200-meter long runway. An isometric parallel taxiway with 30 parking spaces and a terminal with a building area of approximately 60,000 square meters.
Founded in 1936, Zhanjiang Airport is located in the Xiashan District of Zhanjiang City. Due to its remote location and “less flights, expensive fares, and small aircraft”, its development is greatly restricted. At the first Guangdong Western Conference held in October 2009, the cities of western Guangdong proposed to relocate Zhanjiang Airport to the territory of Wuchuan Tangxian Town between Zhanjiang and Maoming. The radiation range of the new airport will be expanded from Zhanjiang to Maoming. In the western part of Guangdong, including Yangjiang and Yunfu, and even in the vicinity of Guangxi, to expand the source of tourists and sources of supply.
Yuexi is positioned as a Guangdong heavy chemical industry base, a modern logistics base, and a circular economy demonstration site. It has formed a large transportation network that runs through the Pearl River Delta, connects the Southwest and connects China Uni-com. After the Zhanjiang New Airport is completed and put into use, as an important part of the comprehensive transportation system in western Guangdong, it will provide strong support for the development of the region's economic development.