Wenzhou Longwan International Airport
Wenzhou Airport interior
|Operator||Wenzhou Airport Group Co. Ltd.|
|Location||Longwan District, Wenzhou|
|Wenzhou Longwan International Airport|
|Wenzhou Yongqiang Airport|
Wenzhou Longwan International Airport (IATA: WNZ, ICAO: ZSWZ) is the airport serving the city of Wenzhou in southern Zhejiang Province, China. Formerly called Wenzhou Yongqiang Airport, it adopted the current name on 25 April 2013.
The airport is located 24 km (15 mi) southeast of the city. In 2010, Wenzhou airport was the 28th busiest airport in mainland China with 5,326,802 passengers.
The airport was opened for civil service on July 12, 1990. The construction cost was RMB 132.5 million dollars and was funded by Wenzhou's municipal government.
Construction of the new Terminal 2 officially began on 11 November 2011. It will have an area of 100,000 square meters, four times as big as the existing Terminal 1, and will be able to handle 13 million passengers per year. When completed it will be used exclusively for domestic flights, while Terminal 1 will be converted to a dedicated international terminal. Terminal 2 is the centerpiece of the new Wenzhou Comprehensive Transportation Hub development which also includes a long-distance bus terminal, subway station, as well as commercial real estate.
Airlines and destinations
Accidents and incidents
- On 20 March 2011 China Eastern Airlines flight MU5577 from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport clipped trees on approach at Longwan Airport.
- 温州永强机场正式更名为温州龙湾国际机场. Carnoc (in Chinese). 2013-05-09.
- 温州机场T2航站楼今日开工 面积10万平方米_民航新闻_民航资源网. news.carnoc.com. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
- "Air Macau resumes Wenzhou service in 1Q19". routesonline. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
- 夏秋航季 信阳明港机场新增5条航线
- "Loong Air adds new international routes in Dec 2018".
- 冬春航季到来 东航山东新增四条航线
- "Incident: China Eastern A320 at Wenzhou on Mar 20th 2011, clipped trees on approach". avherald.com. Retrieved 30 June 2017.