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30-Sep-2010 11:36 AM

Shanghai airports' traffic surges on back of recovery and Expo

China’s Shanghai Airport Authority reported the following traffic highlights for Shanghai Pudong and Shanghai Hongqiao airports for the first eight months of 2010 (CAAC-News, 29-Sep-2010):

  • Passenger numbers: 47.0 million, +25.5% year-on-year;
  • Cargo volume: 2.4 million tonnes, +37.6%;
  • Aircraft movements: 360,000, +14.6%;
    • Shanghai Pudong: 218,000;
    • Shanghai Hongqiao: 142,000;
  • FY2010 forecast:
    • Passenger numbers: 72.0 million, +26.3%;
      • Shanghai Pudong: 42.0 million;
      • Shanghai Hongqiao: 30.0 million;
    • Cargo volume: 3.5 million tonnes, +17.4%;
      • Shanghai Pudong: 3.0 million tonnes;
      • Shanghai Hongqiao: 500,000 tonnes;
    • Aircraft movements: 545,000, +14.3%;
      • Shanghai Pudong: 331,000;
      • Shanghai Hongqiao: 214,000.