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  1. Debt-laden Guangzhou's airport plan pie in the sky

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... measures to boost the city's economy. Mayor Chen Jianhua told the Guangzhou People's Congress on Monday that the government was studying the feasibility of building a second airport, according to local media reports. The study comes even though work to expand the existing Baiyun International Airport in Huadu district is already under way. Of course, a new airport would dovetail ...

  2. More room to manoeuvre at airport

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... the Airport Authority said at the launch of the development yesterday. The authority's announcement of the new 436,000 square metre parking apron at the western end of the airport comes less than three months after it broke ground on its HK$9 billion midfield expansion scheme. Together, the projects will add 36 more parking spaces to the 145 already at Chek Lap Kok, allowing the airport ...

  3. Environment chiefs halt vital Guangdong airport

    Posted Nov 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com The opening of a new airport in eastern Guangdong next month has been suspended over pending environmental inspections, a setback in the remote ... Chaoshan airport had not yet been approved. It ordered the Guangdong Airport Management to halt all work at the completed airport and resubmit documents for approval by the end of this month, ...

  4. New airport lifts region's hope for better economy

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com A new airport scheduled to open in geographically isolated eastern Guangdong next month may help boost the local economy, which has long trailed behind its western neighbour, officials say. The Jieyang Chaoshan airport- located about 20 kilometres from Jieyang, Chaozhou and Shantou- is expected to replace the hub in Shantou, which has ...

  5. Shenzhen airport confirms expansion plans

    Posted Oct 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis in Shenzhen keith.wallis@scmp.com A Shenzhen municipal official yesterday confirmed plans to build a third runway and a fourth passenger terminal at Baoan airport by 2040, helping the city to compete with Hong Kong as a regional air hub. Shenzhen airport is planning to open its third passenger terminal by the end of next year following the opening of the second ...

  6. Collaboration with airports in delta region the way to go

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is that building a third runway is neither urgent, nor necessary. If official projections are correct, our current airport facilities will reach full capacity in 2020. According to the official story, ... It can fill the demand gap for now, and at the same time give us room to explore the ultimate solution: co-operating with other airports in the vicinity without unnecessary duplication ...

  7. CAAC to push growth at key airport hubs

    Posted Apr 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis The Civil Aviation Administration of China has reaffirmed its intention to strengthen the growth of five hub airports including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, to boost transcontinental and regional air links. The move, outlined at an airport planning and development conference in Guiyang, capital of Guizhou province, underwrites a plan put forward by the aviation ...

  8. High-speed trains leave airports in their wake

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Shaoguan There are no guards, fighter jets or air traffic controllers at Shaoguan's military airport. Children cycle around the cowpats and weeds on the runway and ducks ... 'The last time I saw a plane landing has got to be over eight years ago,' he says. 'For a long time there has been talk of expanding the airport for civil use, but there is no sign ...

  9. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted May 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In 'Baiyun airport seeks foreign shareholders' (May 10), we should have specified that it is Guangdong Airport Management Corporation, the unlisted parent of Shenzhen-listed Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport Company, that is losing money. ...

  10. Airport rail link to cost 52 billion yuan

    Posted May 07th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam An intercity rail link connecting Hong Kong and Shenzhen airports is expected to cost nearly 52 billion yuan (HK$59 billion) to shorten the travelling time from an hour to 24 ... neighbouring cities as part of efforts to cement the integration of them'. The proposed 41km line would have four stops- both airports, Hung Shui Kiu in Yuen Long and Qianhai in Shekou, Shenzhen- ...




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