Guangzhou Airport Quick Facts

History
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is the main airport of Guangzhou, the capital of the province of Guangdong, People's Republic of China. Both airport codes were inherited from the previous Guangzhou airport, and the IATA code reflects Guangzhou's former romanization Canton. The airport is the main hub of China Southern Airlines and a focus city for Shenzhen Airlines.

Airport Code
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport IATA code is CAN, and ICAO code is ZGGG

Location
Located at 23°23′33″N, 113°17′56″E, 50 feet (15 meters) above sea level, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is located 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Guangzhou city center.

Capacity
Two Runways: 2 (3800 m and 3600 m), room reserved for a third one
Aprons: 66
Current capacity: 31 million passengers per year
Planned capacity in 2010: 80 million passengers per year
Cargo capacity: 1 million tonnes
Planned cargo capacity in 2010: 2.5 million tonnes
Destinations: 100 (mostly domestic)

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