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Beijing Nanyuan Airport

Airport information
Airport typeMilitary/Public
LocationBeijing, People's Republic of China
HubChina United Airlines

Beijing Nanyuan Airport

TitleBeijing Nanyuan Airport
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Beijing Nanyuan Airport ( ) is an airport in Beijing, People's Republic of China . Located in the southern portion of the city, in Fengtai District, and 3 kilometres south of the Fourth Ring Road and 13 kilometres from Tiananmen Square, Nanyuan Airport was first opened in 1910, making it the oldest airport in China. It is primarily a military airfield but also equipped with a terminal capable of handling 1.2 million passengers per year and presently serves as the base of China United Airlines. Nanyuan Airport plans to close once the new Beijing Daxing Airport, currently being constructed in Daxing District, is completed in October 2017.

In 2008, Nanyuan Airport witnessed high growth rate. The total number of passengers served increased by 80.1%, reaching 1,357,038; total freight loaded/unloaded reached 13,243 tonnes, which was a 65.6% increase from the previous year. Traffic movements also

had a very strong growth rate of 72.2%, registering 12,245.

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