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Wuhan Tianhe International Airport
武汉天河国际机场
Wǔhàn Tiānhé Guójì Jīchǎng
IATA: WUH – ICAO: ZHHH

Wuhan Tianhe International Airport

Wuhan Tianhe
International Airport (China)
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Wuhan Tianhe International Airport Co. Ltd.
Location Wuhan
Elevation AMSL 113 ft / 34 m
Coordinates 30°47′01″N 114°12′29″E / 30.78361°N 114.20806°E / 30.78361; 114.20806Coordinates: 30°47′01″N 114°12′29″E / 30.78361°N 114.20806°E / 30.78361; 114.20806
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
04/22 11,155 3,400 Concrete
Statistics (2009)
Total Passengers 11,303,767
Passenger Source:

Wuhan Tianhe International Airport (Traditional Chinese: 武漢天河國際機場; Simplified Chinese: 武汉天河国际机场; pinyin: Wǔhàn Tiānhé Guójì Jīchǎng) (IATA: WUH, ICAO: ZHHH) serves Wuhan, Hubei, People's Republic of China. It was opened on April 15, 1995. The airport is located around 26 kilometres to the north of Wuhan city center and is the busiest airport of central China as it is geographically located in the center of China's airline route network. Having registered 11,303,767 passengers in 2009, the airport has become 13th busiest airport by passenger traffic in China.

Wuhan Tianhe International Airport

Wuhan Tianhe International Airport
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Wuhan Tianhe International Airport

Airport departure hall
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Wuhan Tianhe International Airport

A China Eastern airplane approaching Terminal 2
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Wuhan Tianhe International Airport

inside the airport
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Wuhan Tianhe International Airport

Baggage claim area
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Wuhan Tianhe International Airport

Parking garage under the airport
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Wuhan Tianhe International Airport

A Xinhua Airline plane in front of the then Terminal 2
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Wuhan Tianhe International Airport

International terminal (the new Terminal 1)
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Terminal 2

Recent developments included the construction of a second terminal, a planned second runway in order to better serve the increasing passengers as well as to accommodate the Airbus 380 jumbo jet. The second terminal, which has a floor area of 121,200 square meters and a designed capacity to handle 13 million passengers and 320,000 tons of cargo a year. The expansion project is expected to be complete by July 2008, with a total cost of 3.37 billion yuan (421.5 million US dollars). By 2010, Wuhan is expected to serve at least five international and 100 domestic routes. Some 12.2 million passengers are expected to pass through Wuhan each year, and the city's cargo-handling capacity is to reach 144,000 tons.

The name Tianhe (天河) can be translated as "Sky River"; it is also one of the old names for the Milky Way.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Air China Beijing-Capital, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Macau, Shanghai-Hongqiao, Zhengzhou
China Eastern Airlines Beijing-Capital, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Enshi, Fuzhou, Haikou, Hangzhou, Jinan, Kunming, Lanzhou, Nanjing, Nanning, Ningbo, Qingdao, Quanzhou/Jinjiang, Sanya, Seoul-Incheon, Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shenzhen, Shijiazhuang, Taipei-Taoyuan, Taiyuan, Wenzhou, Wuxi, Xi'an, Xiamen, Yichang
China Southern Airlines Beijing-Capital, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Enshi, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Haikou, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Jinan, Kunming, Nanjing, Nanning, Ningbo, Qingdao, Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shantou, Shenzhen, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Wenzhou, Xi'an, Xiamen, Xuzhou, Zhuhai
Dragonair Hong Kong
Hainan Airlines Beijing-Capital, Dalian, Enshi, Guangzhou, Guilin, Ningbo, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Wenzhou, Xi'an, Xiamen, Zhengzhou
Hong Kong Express Airways Hong Kong
Juneyao Airlines Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shanghai-Pudong
Korean Air Seoul-Incheon
Lucky Air Kunming, Nanjing, Qingdao
Shandong Airlines Guangzhou, Guiyang, Jinan, Nanning, Qingdao, Sanya, Shenzhen
Shanghai Airlines Shanghai-Hongqiao
Shenzhen Airlines Changchun, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Hohhot, Nanning, Shenyang, Shenzhen
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Nantong
Transasia Airways Taipei-Songshan
Uni Air Taipei-Taoyuan
Xiamen Airlines Chengdu, Fuzhou, Hangzhou, Quanzhou/Jinjiang, Xi'an, Xiamen


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General Info
Country China
ICAO ID ZHHH
Time UTC+8
Latitude 30.783758
30° 47' 01.53" N
Longitude 114.208100
114° 12' 29.16" E
Elevation 113 feet
34 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 003° W (01/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Alternate Name WUHAN
Near City Wuhan
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS


Communications
WUHAN TWR
Opr HO.
122.7
130.0
WUHAN GND
Opr 0001-1200Z.
121.65
ATIS
Opr HO.
126.6


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
04/22 11155 x 148 feet
3400 x 45 meters
CONCRETE. 074RBWT YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME WHA TIANHE 059X 112.2 At Field -
NDB HG TIANHE - 254 9.9 NM 221.6


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet fuel avaiable but type is unknown.


Remarks
CSTMS/AG/IMG Avbl 0001-0900Z.
FUEL (NC-J)
OPR HOURS Opr HS or O/R.



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