Shaoyang Wugang Airport (IATA: WGN, ICAO: ZGSY) is an airport serving the city of Shaoyang in Hunan Province, China. It is located 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) north of Wugang, a county-level city under the administration of Shaoyang, and 100 kilometres (62 mi) from the urban center of Shaoyang.[2] The airport received approval from the State Council of China and the Central Military Commission in July 2013. It is expected to cost 957 million yuan to build.[1] The airport was opened on 28 June 2017, with an inaugural China Southern Airlines flight from Changsha Huanghua International Airport.[2]

Shaoyang Wugang Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesShaoyang, Hunan, China
LocationWugang, Hunan
Opened28 June 2017
Elevation AMSL440 m / 1,444 ft
Coordinates26°48′07″N 110°38′31″E / 26.802°N 110.642°E / 26.802; 110.642Coordinates: 26°48′07″N 110°38′31″E / 26.802°N 110.642°E / 26.802; 110.642
Map
WGN is located in Hunan
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Location of the airport
WGN is located in China
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WGN (China)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 2,600 8,530
Source:[1]
Shaoyang Wugang Airport
Simplified Chinese邵阳武冈机场

FacilitiesEdit

The airport has a 2,600-meter runway and a 3,000-square-meter terminal building. It is projected to handle 250,000 passengers and 500 tons of cargo annually by 2020.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c 新建湖南邵阳武冈机场获批复 投资9.57亿元 (in Chinese). Carnoc. 2013-08-09. Retrieved 2013-08-16.
  2. ^ a b "武冈机场通航,邵阳新添空中走廊". Sina. 29 June 2017.