- Passenger numbers: 14.1 million, +20.6% year-on-year;
- Cargo volume: 436,000 tonnes, +9.6%;
- Aircraft movements: 127,000, +14.5%;
CAAC East airports report double-digit pax growth in Jan-2011
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