Haikou Meilan Intl Airport Phase II expansion project sees the success of test flight
News source:hiHainan / By Chen Shumin / 07 31,2020 16:57:42 / others

On the evening of July 30, with the Hainan Airlines A330 wide-body airliner, the flight HU5971 safely and steadily landed on the runway of the second phase expansion project of Haikou Meilan International Airport, marking the success of the test flight for the second phase of the airport.

 
Against the shining sunset, the airliner conducts a test flight at low altitude over Meilan Intl Airport Phase II. (Photo by Liu Yang)
 
The A330 wide-body airliner with the mission of test flight. (Photo by Liu Yang)

 
Journalists are waiting to witness the moment of the test flight. (Photo by Liu Yang)

Now, the second phase expansion project of Haikou Meilan International Airport enables civil airliners to take off and land, and it has officially shifted from the stage of infrastructure construction to the stage of preparing for operation and navigation.

Benchmarking the world-class standards of airport construction, the second phase expansion project of Haikou Meilan International Airport aims to serve as a key gateway of Hainan Free Trade Port to provide free and convenient transportation for people in and out of Hainan and facilitate the free transportation.

 
The crew members responsible for the test flight board the airliner. (Photo by Liu Yang)

  
The airliner gets ready for test flight. (Photo by Liu Yang)

 
The airliner gets ready for test flight. (Photo by Liu Yang)

The airliner is taxiing on the runway for test flight. (Photo by Liu Yang)

The airliner is taking off for test flight. (Photo by Liu Yang) 

With the total investment of about 17.8 billion Yuan, the project has seen the construction of a 4F class flight zone, including a 3600-meter runway, which enables an A380, the world's largest passenger aircraft, to take off and land.

After completion, Haikou Meilan International Airport will achieve the operation with dual runways and two terminals, and can support a maximum annual throughput of 45 million passengers and an annual cargo and mail throughput of 600,000 tons.

On the evening of July 30, the airline safely lands on the runway of Meilan Intl Airport Phase II, marking the success of the test flight. (Photo by Liu Yang) 

An aerial view of Meilan Intl Airport Phase II expansion project. (Photo by Liu Yang)

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