At a glance

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 25 August, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 25 August, 2004, 12:00am
 

At a glance


Name: Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport


Location: Huadu, Guangzhou


Development cost:


19.8 billion yuan


Area: 1,456 hectares


Capacity: 80 million passengers a year


Anticipated annual passenger throughput: 16 million on opening, 25 million by 2010, 80 million by 2040.


Anticipated annual cargo throughput: 590,000 tonnes on opening, one million tonnes by 2010, 2.5 million tonnes by 2030.


Runways: In phase one, two runways of 3,800 and 3,600 metres, a total of five runways by end of phase 2.


Ground breaking: In 2000


Design companies: US Parsons, URS Greiner, and the Guangdong Provincial Architectural Design Institute.


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