Airport expansion going smoothly
The Shenzhen airport expansion is going smoothly and as planned.
The second runway will be put to use in June next year and the new T3 terminal building completed by the end of 2012. The 3800 meter long and 60 meter wide runway will provide enough space for take off and landing of the A380 Airbus the world largest plane, it can also provide space for about 76 planes more. Relieving the pressure of getting in and out of Shenzhen airport.
The expansion project consists of three sub projects, these are the aircraft movement zone, terminal area, and construction allowance for railway traffic. The aircraft movement zone is about 55% completed and the drainage works is almost 90% done. Shenzhen is going to build an airport that will pair magnificently with an international and modernized city, in which the airport as their main image of the city representing strength and competitive power.