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Xi'an Xianyang International Airport

Xian Xianyang International Airport
Airport information
Airport typePublic
LocationWeicheng District, Xianyang, Shaanxi
HubChina Eastern Airlines
Elevation479 m (1572 ft)

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Xi'an Xianyang International Airport ( ) serves Xi'an, Shaanxi, People's Republic of China. Covering 5 km2 (5000000 m2), it is the largest airport in China's northwest. Due to the Chinese western expansion, visitor and cargo flow are rapidly increasing. The airport was the hub for China Northwest Airlines until the company was merged into China Eastern Airlines in 2002. Currently, the airport connects to 79 other cities domestically and internationally.

In 2010, the airport handled 18,010,405 passengers, which made itself the busiest airport in northwest China and the 8th busiest nationwide. Xi'an Xianyang International Airport was also the 14th busiest airport in terms of cargo traffic and the 9th busiest airport by traffic movements. The airport is currently undergoing a major expansion with a new terminal as well as a second runway.

The airport is actually within the administrative area of Xianyang City, which gives the airport its name.

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