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Changsha airport’s passenger throughput ranks first in central China in 2021

Updated:2022-01-12 15:53:43

Hunan Province’s airports registered a passenger throughput of more than 25 million in 2021, a year-on-year increase of 6.2%, according to the Hunan Airport Corporation on January 11. Data showed that the number of takeoffs and landings that were handled in the airports increased 7.3% to 220,000, and the cargo and mail throughput increased 9.1% to 213,000 tonnes.

Changsha Airport handled nearly 20 million passenger trips, a year-on-year increase of 3.9%. It once again ranked first in central China after four years and ranked 12th in the county in this regard. It guaranteed 162,000 takeoffs and landings and handled a cargo and mail throughput of 209,000 tonnes, up 4.3% and 8.9% respectively. In 2021, Changsha Airport opened flights to twenty new destinations including Lhasa, Baotou, Kaili, Hetian, Zhoushan, and Luoyang. So far, it has offered service to 121 domestic destinations and 20 international destinations.

Translator: Xiao Juan