Passenger Throughput at Changde Taohuayuan Airport Exceeds 130,000 This Summer
On September 1st, it was learned from Changde Taohuayuan Airport that this summer, Taohuayuan Airport witnessed an explosive growth in passenger transport and the passenger throughput hit a total of 132,897.
Due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic, the passenger flow of Taohuayuan Airport in the first half of this year decreased, compared with previous years. With the support of the municipal Party Committee and the municipal government, and Hunan Airport Group, Taohuayuan Airport has closely contacted Changde Route Office, constantly improved the route network layout, actively responded to the "low passenger flow" aviation market, and promoted the gradual recovery of flights and passenger flow. In July, when the summer vacation began, the airport actively opened up new routes. On July 12th, the route from Changde to Xishuangbanna was successfully opened. In July, the Airport completed 67,441 passenger throughput and 786 take-off and landing, increasing by 70 percent and 42 percent respectively over June.
In August, the airport completed a passenger throughput of 65,456 trips, with a 48.47 percent year-on-year increase; 748 take-off and landing flights were completed, with a year-on-year increase of 35.51percent. It achieved a sustained and substantial increase in transportation volume, and drew a successful end to the summer vacation travel session.
Translator: Guo Weifeng
Chinese Source: www.changde.gov.cn