Changes of Chongqing Airport in the past 30 years
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- Thirty years ago, Chongqing Jiangbei Airport was officially put into operation, which gave the mountain city of “such travelling is harder than scaling the blue sky” a pair of wings to fly. That year, 440,000 passengers came in and out here. This year, Chongqing Jiangbei Airport ushers in the 30th anniversary of operation. Just at the end of 2019, the passenger throughput has exceeded 40 million people, and Terminal 3B and the fourth runway have also sounded the clarion call of commencement this year. During the 30 years, the airport and the city have changed beyond recognition!
Let’s go back to January 22, 1990. After more than 4 years of construction, Jiangbei Airport was finally put into operation. Since then, Chongqing, the mountain city, has owned “flying wings”.
Since May 1, 2015, Boeing 747-8 Wide-body Aircraft has been put into operation on the route from Chongqing to Beijing. During the Spring Festival travel rush, Jiangbei Airport plans to launch more than 3,000 Boeing 747, 787, Passenger Aircraft 330 and other large airliners on popular routes.