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Lijiang-Anshun-Hangzhou Lijiang air route newly opened

By : InKunming | Published: 2015-July-30

Lijiang-Anshun-Hangzhou air route marks its first flight. [Provided to InKunming]

Passengers take a group photo before the first flight of the air route. [Provided to InKunming]

A new air route, connecting Lijiang, Anshun(安顺)and Hangzhou, was opened by Lijiang Airport on July 25. It marked that navigable cities of Lijiang Airport increased to 53.

The newly opened air route will be executed 3 flights respectively on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday every week, and takes about 4 hours at every turn. Inbound fight of the route takes off in Hangzhou at 7:00, and arrives in Lijiang at 11:10. Its outbound flight departs from Lijiang at 12:00, and gets to Hangzhou at 15:10.

Up to now, a total of 28 airlines companies run in Lijiang Airport. Navigable cities of the airport have increased to 53. The aviation network that connects LIjiang with most of first-tier cities and provincial capitals has basically taken shape. This time, the newlywed opened air route is an important action to develop aerial resource and deepen connection ties with second or third tier cities. It is also a significant result of renewing aviation network layout.

Data showed, in the first half of 2015 in Lijiang Airport, altogether 20,574 flights taken off or landed, seeing an growth of 5.6% year on year; 2504305 passengers were transported, increased 16.1% year on year; amount of Cargo throughput reached 3432 tons, increased 26.1% year on year.

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(Editors: Charlotte,Tracy)

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