The Westbund Hotel opens next year at the West Bund development, which occupies the site of the Shanghai’s former Lunghwa airport.
Adam Nebbs
Opinion

Opinion

Travellers' Checks by Adam Nebbs

Shanghai’s Westbund Hotel to open at location of ‘greatest air disaster in China’s aviation history’

  • On December 25, 1946, three aircraft crashed trying to locate Lunghwa Airport in thick fog
  • It closed to airlines in 1966 and has been redeveloped into art galleries, museums and upmarket hotels
The Westbund Hotel opens next year at the West Bund development, which occupies the site of the Shanghai’s former Lunghwa airport.
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