Successful test flight at Chongqing Fairy Mountain Airport
A passenger plane of Chongqing Airlines verifying the conditions of the airport at Chongqing Fairy Mountain Airport on October 23 (Picture provided by Zhang Chunxiao/Vision Chongqing)
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- On October 23, Chongqing Fairy Mountain Airport, located in Wulong District, hosted a field verification test flight of Chongqing Airlines Airbus A320. After about 5 hours of testing, all 26 flight subjects passed the acceptance inspection of Civil Aviation Administration of China successfully. This signifies that the airport is basically ready for civil aviation flights and is expected to be put into operation by the end of this year.
“The overall test flight was smooth and uneventful, and all navigation and support facilities ran smoothly and basically met the conditions for navigation.” Yao Yubao, the captain in command of the test flight crew, said after the test flight. The results of the test flight showed that all the parameters and indicators of Fairy Mountain Airport are normal, and the relevant facilities and equipment are in line with the industry norms, so it has basically met the conditions for navigation of civil aviation aircraft.
The Fairy Mountain Airport’s terminal building has completed its main construction, and the terminal’s interior renovation and surrounding landscaping are in the finishing stages. Zhang Chao, assistant to the head of the Fairy Mountain Airport headquarters, said that the airport construction project has completed about 98% and is expected to be put into operation by the end of this year. After commissioning, it will be able to cater for 600,000 passengers per year. (Translated by Wang Huixin, Fathom Language Limited)