8-May-2012 1:27 PM

CAAC: Chinese airport pax up 10%, cargo up 3% in 2011

CAAC, in its 2011 Aviation Industry Development Report, reported (07-May-2012) there were 53 airports with more than 1.0 million annual passenger numbers (accounting for 95.2% of total airport passenger traffic). There were 21 airports with annual passengers of more than 10.0 million, five more than 2010. There were also 47 airports with more than 10,000 tonnes of cargo p/a, the same number as 2010. Airport traffic details are as follows:

  • Number of airports: 180, five more than in 2010;
  • Airport passenger numbers: 621 million, +10.0%;
  • Airport cargo volume: 11.6 million tonnes, +2.5%;
  • Airport aircraft movements: 6.0 million, +8.1%. [more – original PR – Chinese]

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