Hongqiao International Airport is located in the western suburbs
of Shanghai, only 13 kilometers away from the city center.
For many years, it has always been an alternative name of
Shanghai airport. Since 1996, Hongqiao International Airport
has consecutively won the first prize among airport group
with an annual passenger throughput of over eight million
in the “Passengers Poll for Civil Aviation” activities
organized by China’s civil aviation industry.
Hongqiao International Airport has one runway(3400m * 57.6m
) and one taxiway, about 486,000 m2 apron and a total of 66
aircraft positions. Its advanced infrastructure facilities
and various navigation, communication and security
systems can accommodate all kinds of airplanes in the world.
After the airport authority successfully transferred international
and regional flights from Hongqiao Airport to Pudong Airport,
Hongqiao International Airport still keeps
the standby capacity for landings of international flights,
while accommodating landings and take-offs of domestic flights.
The terminal of Hongqiao International Airport covers an
area of 82,000 m2 , with 15 waiting halls, 18 VIP lounge and
15 luggage-conveying belts. Currently, Hongqiao International
Airport accommodates an average of over 300 aircraft movements
per day, and safe operation is better guaranteed