Huizhou Pingtan Airport (IATA: HUZ, ICAO: ZGHZ) is a dual-use military and civil airport serving the city of Huizhou in Guangdong Province, China. It is located in the town of Pingtan in Huiyang District, 20 kilometers from the city center. The military airport served commercial flights between 1985 and 2002, but stopped when the military was forbidden to operate commercial businesses.[3]

Huizhou Pingtan Airport
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Summary
Airport typeMilitary/Public
OperatorGuangdong Airport Group Co.
ServesHuizhou, Guangdong, China
LocationPingtan, Huiyang District
Opened5 February 2015
Coordinates23°02′54″N 114°36′01″E / 23.04833°N 114.60028°E / 23.04833; 114.60028Coordinates: 23°02′54″N 114°36′01″E / 23.04833°N 114.60028°E / 23.04833; 114.60028
Websitegdhzairport.com
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HUZ is located in Guangdong
HUZ
HUZ
Location of airport in Guangdong
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 2,400 7,874
Statistics (2018)
Passengers1,879,645
Aircraft movements15,110
Cargo (metric tons)5,501.3
Source: CAAC[1] [2]
Huizhou Pingtan Airport
Simplified Chinese惠州平潭机场

The military airport was first built in the 1950s. In March 2011, the Huizhou city government reached agreement with the Guangdong Airport Group to redevelop the airport for civilian use. The proposal received approval from the national government and the central military commission on 8 April 2014. Construction began on 25 June 2014, and the airport was reopened on 5 February 2015.[4]

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  1. ^ http://www.caac.gov.cn/XXGK/XXGK/TJSJ/201603/P020160331391016414029.xls
  2. ^ Airport information for Huizhou Airport at Great Circle Mapper.
  3. ^ "惠州机场年内复航". Huizhou Government. 25 March 2011. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  4. ^ "停航13年后迎首个航班 惠州机场重启民航航线". Carnoc. 5 February 2014.
  5. ^ a b 惠州机场再开南昌、青岛航线
  6. ^ a b c d e f g "夏秋航季 惠州机场通航31个城市-中国民航网".
  7. ^ "广东机场集团惠州机场公司 - 惠州机场官网,惠州平潭机场官网".

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