Abstract : Twenty-seven Chinese civil airports registered an annual passenger throughput of more than 10 million each in 2020, down from 39 in 2019, according to a statistical bulletin released by civil aviation authorities.
check in at the domestic departure section of Terminal 2 building of
the Shanghai Pudong International Airport in east China’s Shanghai, Nov.
24, 2020. (Xinhua/Ding Ting)
is leading the global civil aviation industry in recovering from the
impact of the COVID-19 pandemic despite a big drop in the number of
passenger throughput in 2020.
April 13 (Xinhua) — Twenty-seven Chinese civil airports registered an
annual passenger throughput of more than 10 million each in 2020, down
from 39 in 2019, according to a statistical bulletin released by civil
mega airports contributed more than 70 percent of the country’s air
passenger transport volume in 2020, said the 2020 civil airport
production statistical bulletin released by the Civil Aviation
Administration of China (CAAC).
the total, mega airports in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou served 18.2
percent of China’s total air passenger throughput in 2020.
has been enhancing its civil aviation infrastructure sector. As of the
end of 2020, China’s total number of certified civil transport airports
all civil airports, 59 each handled more than 10,000 tonnes of air
freight in 2020. These airports jointly contributed 98.6 percent of the
nation’s total air freight in 2020.
in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou jointly handled 44 percent of the
country’s air freight transport volume, a decrease of 2.5 percentage
points compared with the figure in 2019.
2020, China’s civil airports handled around 857.2 million passengers
and 16.08 million tonnes of air freight, down 36.6 percent and 6 percent
year on year, respectively, showed the statistical bulletin.
to the country’s economic resilience and effective pandemic control,
China is leading the global civil aviation industry in recovering from
the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly on domestic routes.
civil aviation sector has remained the world’s second-largest in terms
of passenger trips for the past 15 years, according to the CAAC.
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Source: 27 Chinese airports report passenger throughput over 10 mln in 2020