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Kunming new airport nearing completion  

By : InKunming|Updated: 2011-09-21

A photo taken on September 19th shows the view of the new Kunming International airport. As a result of two and a half years construction, the building projects are being finalized. Airport transition project is also under processing. The newly named Kunming Changshui International airport is one of the national key construction projects. [Xinhua]

Located in the 160-square kilometer airport economic zone, Kunming New Airport is expected to become one of the main international hubs in China and serve destinations around the world. The new airport is projected to be China's fourth largest airport with the cumulative investment of 17.144 billion Yuan. And it is expected to be on trial operation at the end of 2011 and all operations will be transferred to the new airport by January 2012.

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