Chengdu Tianfu International Airport welcomed its first passengers on Sunday. Photo: Xinhua Chengdu Tianfu International Airport welcomed its first passengers on Sunday. Photo: Xinhua
Chengdu Tianfu International Airport welcomed its first passengers on Sunday. Photo: Xinhua

China opens new gateway to giant panda country as Chengdu’s second airport starts operations

  • The capital of Sichuan province has become the third Chinese city after Beijing and Shanghai to open a second airport
  • Chengdu Tianfu International Airport has the capacity to handle 60 million passengers a year in the transport and tourism hub

Topic |   Infrastructure
Chengdu Tianfu International Airport welcomed its first passengers on Sunday. Photo: Xinhua Chengdu Tianfu International Airport welcomed its first passengers on Sunday. Photo: Xinhua
Chengdu Tianfu International Airport welcomed its first passengers on Sunday. Photo: Xinhua
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