Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is one of the three major international hub airports in China, which is one of the busiest airports in Asia and even all over the world. Till 2016，route network of Baiyun Airport has covered 200 destinations all over the world (above 80 international and regional destinations). It reaches 40 countries and regions; 70 airlines operate in Baiyun Airport, including 44 foreign airlines and regional companies.
Since new Baiyun Airport was enabled on August 5, 2004, its business was rapidly developed. It ranked No. 7 in 2010 ACI (international airport association) global airport passenger satisfaction evaluation, and it was promoted as 'world top ten airports with the best services'. Annual passenger throughput was 59.78 million person-times in 2016, which was listed into world super-large busy airports.
Baiyun International Airport is located in Guangzhou. Guangzhou is the largest import and export port in South China and important transport hub. It has natural network advantages of covering Southeast Asia, connecting Europe, America and Australia, and radiating all major cities in China with its advantageous geographical location and structured land, sea and air transportation system. You can reach more than 20 cities and regions Asia Pacific within 6 hours after flying from Baiyun Airport.
Baiyun Airport will further become a transportation center and transfer hub integrating various traffic modes such as high-speed railway, subway, inter-city rail and highway in the future. Effective linkage among Pan-Pearl River Delta, cities of Pearl River Delta and Baiyun Airport can be realized. It will play a larger role in new round of open-up major layout such as national "One Belt And One Road", etc. with Guangzhou Port and Nansha Free Trade Zone.
Baiyun Airport expansion project was formally started in August 2012. Construction projects include the third runway and taxing system, T2 terminal, station site and air traffic control, oil supply and other supporting facilities. The third runway has been put into operation on February 5, 2015, T2 terminal will be completed in 2018. Then, Baiyun Airport can meet the operation demand of annual take-off and landing of 620 thousand flights, 80 million passenger person-times and 2.5 million tons of goods delivery.
Expansion project construction will further satisfy increasing air transport demand in Pearl River Delta and South China, thereby accelerating to promote construction of Baiyun Airport into world-class air traffic hub.