Wuhan Tianhe International Airport

武汉天河国际机场
Wǔhàn Tiānhé Guójì Jīchǎng
IATAICAO
WUHZHHH
Summary
StatusActive
Airport typePublic
RegionSouth Central
ServesWuhan, Hubei
LocationHuangpi District
Elevation34 m / 112 ft
Coordinates30°47′01″N114°12′29″E
Runways
DirectionLengthSurface
MFT
04/223,40011,155Concrete

Wuhan Tianhe International Airport (simplified Chinese: 武汉天河国际机场; traditional Chinese: 武漢天河國際機場; pinyin: Wǔhàn Tiānhé Guójì Jīchǎng) (IATA: WUH, ICAO: ZHHH) serves Wuhan , the capital of the Hubei province, People's Republic of China. It was opened on April 15, 1995. The airport is located in Wuhan 's suburban Huangpi District, around 26 kilometres to the north of Wuhan city center. It is the busiest airport of central China as it is geographically located in the centre of China's airline route network.


The airport is a focus city for
Air China, China Eastern Airlines and
China Southern Airlines. The airport has flights to international destinations such as Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Los Angeles (via Beijing ), Paris, San Franscisco(same plane via Shanghai ), Seoul, and Singapore.


The airport served 11,646,789 passengers in 2010, making it the 14th busiest airport by passenger traffic in China.


The name Tianhe (天河) can be literally translated as "Sky River"; it is also one of the old names for the Milky Way.


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Terminal 2

Recent developments included the construction of a second terminal, a planned second runway in order to better serve the increasing passengers as well as to accommodate the Airbus 380 jumbo jet. The second terminal, which has a floor area of 121,200 square meters and a designed capacity to handle 13 million passengers and 320,000 tons of cargo a year. The expansion project is expected to be complete by July 2008, with a total cost of 3.37 billion yuan (421.5 million US dollars).


By 2010, Wuhan is expected to serve at least five international and 100 domestic routes. Some 12.2 million passengers are expected to pass through Wuhan each year, and the city's cargo-handling capacity is to reach 144,000 tons.


Airlines and destinations

Please note: this table contains some of the Destinations

Airlines

Destinations

Air China

BeijingCapital , Changchun , Chengdu , Guangzhou , Haikou , Hailar , Hangzhou , Hohhot , Qingdao , Sanya , Shenzhen , Xiamen , Yantai

Air China

Chiang Mai, Macau , Surat Thani

Air France

Paris-Charles de Gaulle

Beijing Capital Airlines

Dalian , Enshi , Haikou , Hohhot , Sanya

Business Air

Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi

Chengdu Airlines

Chengdu , Yangzhou

Air Hong Kong

Taoyuan

China Eastern Airlines

Anqing , BeijingCapital , Changbaishan , Changchun , Chengdu , Dalian , Ganzhou , Guangzhou , Guiyang , Enshi , Haikou , Hangzhou , Huaian , Jieyang , Kunming , Lanzhou , Lianyungang , Nanchang , Ningbo , Qingdao , Sanya , ShanghaiHongqiao , ShanghaiPudong , Shennongjia , Shenyang , Shenzhen , Taiyuan , Tianjin , Urumqi , Wenzhou , Xiamen , Xian , Jinghong , Xiangyang , Yancheng , Yinchuan , Yuncheng , Zunyi , Zhanjiang

China Eastern Airlines

Fukuoka, Kaohsiung , Kuala Lumpur, Shizuoka, Singapore, Taoyuan

China Southern Airlines

BeijingCapital , Changchun , Chengdu , Chongqing , Dalian , Enshi , Fuzhou , Guangzhou , Guilin , Guiyang , Haikou , Hangzhou , Harbin , Jieyang , Jinan , Kunming , Liuzhou , Nanning , Ningbo , Qingdao , Sanya , ShanghaiPudong , Shenyang , Shenzhen , Taiyuan , Tianjin , Urumqi , Wenzhou , Xiamen , Xian , Zhuhai

China Southern Airlines

Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong , Jeju, Kaohsiung , Macau , Moscow-Sheremetyevo, Nagoya-Centrair (begins 17 May 2015),[12] San Francisco, Shizuoka (begins 15 May 2015), Seoul-Incheon, Taoyuan

China Southern Airlines
operated by
Chongqing Airlines

Chongqing , Hangzhou

Dragonair

Hong Kong

Far Eastern Air Transport

Kaohsiung

Hainan Airlines

BeijingCapital , Guiyang , Haikou , Hangzhou , Hohhot , Lanzhou , Qingdao , Sanya , Urumqi , Wenzhou , Xian

Jetstar Airways

Gold Coast (begins 29 September 2015)

Joy Air

Xian , Xiangyang

Juneyao Airlines

ShanghaiPudong

Korean Air

Seoul-Incheon

Kunming Airlines

Jinan , Kunming , Qingdao , Yangzhou

Loong Air

Hangzhou , Xining

Lucky Air

Dalian , Kunming , Nanjing , Qingdao

Maldivian

Bangkok-Don Mueang, Male

Shandong Airlines

Guiyang , Jinan , Nanning , Qingdao , Xiamen , Yantai , Yinchuan , Zhuhai

Shanghai Airlines

ShanghaiHongqiao

Shenzhen Airlines

Changchun , Guangzhou , Hohhot , Kunming , Nanning , Shenyang , Shenzhen , Wuxi , Xining

Sichuan Airlines

Chengdu , Chongqing , Harbin , Nanning , Nantong , Quanzhou

Silk Air

Singapore

Spring Airlines

Osaka-Kansai

Thai AirAsia

Bangkok-Don Mueang

Tianjin Airlines

Beihai , Guiyang , Haikou , Jieyang , Jinan , Nanning , Ordos , Sanya , Tianjin , Xian

TransAsia Airways

Hualien , Taipei

Vietnam Airlines

Seasonal charter: Nha Trang (begins 15 July 2015)

West Air (China)

Chongqing , Fuzhou , Wenzhou

Xiamen Airlines

Chengdu , Chongqing , Fuzhou , Hangzhou , Jinan , Kunming , Lanzhou , Quanzhou , Tianjin , Urumqi , Xiamen , Xian , Yinchuan

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