11-Apr-2013 3:06 PM

Wuhan Airport second runway design approved

China’s Wuhan Airport announced (09-Apr-2013) the initial deigns for several of the airport’s phase three expansion project including the initial design plan for its second runway received CAAC and Hubei Provincial Government approval on 29-Mar-2013. Under the plan, a 3600m x 60m runway will be constructed, as well as two 3600m x 26m parallel taxiways and two 23m south connector taxiways. The airport expects to handle 38 million passengers and 440,000 tons of cargo p/a by 2020, three times the current capacity. [more - original PR- Chinese]