Changsha Airport Receives 400 Thousand Passengers During National Day Holiday
On October 7 Changsha Huanghua International Airport announced the number of passengers entertained over the Mid-Autumn Day and National Day holidays period, which runs from September 30 to October 7. According to the release, the airport received close to 400 thousand passengers and had 2, 990 registered takeoffs and landings. On a peak day, the number of passengers and aircraft operations reached 51,091 and 395 respectively, marking a “golden week” record high. It broke the record by handling 51,091 passengers on October 6.
The airport’s passenger throughout had topped 10 million on September 5, 2012 to hit 10,000,477, a break achieved twenty days earlier than last year. This achievement laid a solid foundation for the airport to handle over 15 million passengers in 2012 and to establish itself as one of the world’s top 100 airports.