Terminal A and B Ends Operations after 22 Years
Operations at terminals A and B of the Shenzhen international airport has ceased operations after 22 long years. The end of the operations was marked by the last flight of CZ3566 which landed at the airport at 9:05 pm. The last flight was also the start the nine hour countdown before the start of the new terminal C which opens at 6 am.
As early was yesterday airlines started their relocation process to give them enough time for the transition to the new terminal since it’s at least 10 kilometers away. China Southern Airlines has already moved three of its planes and will be moving 23 more planes including the jumbo A330-300 series which took 90 to move. A total of 67 planes were transferred to the new terminal.
Other items involved in the relocation were small items such as computers, wirings, and electrical plugs. These item relocation were closely monitored and supervised by airport authorities who also oversaw other aspects such as the navigation area, flight area, public areas and other important facilities.
A total of 15 agencies were involved in the relocation of the airport facilities and equipment that lasted until 5 am today giving enough time for the opening of the new terminal.