Reporters learned from the constructors of Wuhu Xuancheng Airport yesterday, that the current airport runway pavement has entered the last concrete link and the terminal area single project has been completed. Next, the construction will officially enter the decoration stage. According to the plan, project in the airfield area of Wuhu Xuancheng Airport will be completed in June and the terminal area in July, and the first flight is expected to be completed in the first quarter of next year.
It is worth noting that shortly before, the website of National Development and Reform Commission published the integrated development plan for higher quality of transportation in the Yangtze river delta region, and Wuhu Xuancheng Airport construction project, as a key construction project of national and provincial 13th five-year plan period and an important infrastructure for Anhui’s integration into the development of the Yangtze river delta, has been included in the list of key projects of world-class airports in the Yangtze river delta. In the future, Wuhu Xuancheng Airport construction project will join hands with cities in the Yangtze river delta to jointly build a general aviation industry comprehensive demonstration zone.
Wuhu Xuancheng Airport is planned to be an air cargo hub, an airport logistics center and an international aircraft maintenance and support center in the Yangtze river delta area. After the official first flight, the airport will complete the transition from self-built to self-operated, and become one of the few “self-built and self-operated” civil airports in China. It is estimated that by 2030, Wuhu Xuancheng Airport will achieve an annual passenger throughput of 1.75 million and an annual cargo throughput of 10,000 tons.
Translated by Yuan Mengwen from Foreign Affairs Office of Wuhu Municipal People’s Government