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Volume 14,Issue 3 Autumn 2012

The Third Phase of the Yinchuan Airport Expansion Project Starts: The Aircraft Movement Area Reference Code Will be Upgraded to 4E

In November, the launch ceremony of Yinchuan Hedong Airport’s expansion of the third-phase project was held at Yinchuan Hedong Airport (Yinchuan Airport for short). Wang Zhengwei, governor of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region made a speech and declared the Expansion of the Third-phase Project officially started. Xu Guangguo, a member from the Standing Committee of the CPC’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Committee, He Xikui, chairman of the China West Airport Group, Lu Chengxiang, general manager of the Ningxia Airport Co., Ltd., and leaders from the Standing Committee of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region People’s Congress, the CPPCC’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Regional Committee and Ningxia garrison of PLA were all present at the ceremony. According to the master plan of the expansion project and the pre-feasibility study report, this project is targeted to be completed by 2020.By 2020, the airport should be expanded to meet a passenger throughput of 10 million and cargo and mail throughput of 100 thousand tons as well as the aircraft takeoff & landings of 97,594 sorties. Its long-term target year is 2040, and at that time the goal is to have a passenger throughput volume of 22 million persons and the cargo & mail throughput volume of 250 thousand tons. The total expansion project contains the airport portion, the air traffic portion, the Work Safety Supervision Bureau portion and the ground petrol station portion. After the expansion of the third-phase project is finished, the runway and the parallel taxiway will be expanded 400 meter to the south so that the total length is 3,600 meters. In addition, a T3 terminal of 75 thousand square meters, a parking apron of 103.7 thousand square meters, a parking lot of 53.2 thousand square meters and a freight warehouse of 9,120 square meters will all be constructed. Furthermore, the working and living auxiliary facilities, including navigation, communications, navigation lighting, power supply, water supply and sewerage and fire control, etc., will also be expanded. After the expansion project is completed, the flight zone reference code will be upgraded to 4E.
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