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Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport(HGH)

Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (HGH) is the principal airport serving Hangzhou, a major city in the Yangtze River Delta region and the provincial capital of Zhejiang. The airport is built on the southern shore of Qiantang River in the Xiaoshan district and is 27 km away from downtown Hangzhou. In 2008, Hangzhou airport handled 12,673,198 passengers and became the 8th busiest airport in China. In addition, the airport was the 8th busiest airport in terms of cargo traffic and the 10th busiest airport by traffic movements.

There are five first-class lounges in Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport. No.1 lounge is located in International Departures Hall; while No.2, 3, 4, and 5 first-class lounges can be found in Gate 16, Gate 19, Gate 20 and between Gate 13 and Gate 15 in the waiting areas. Magazines and drinks are available in the lounges.

There are 36 ticket counters in the terminal, among which 12 are for international flights. Besides, 12 major light current systems including flight dynamic display system and departure system are set up in the building. The terminal equipped with facilities able to provide all-around services, has not only 2900 seats but also VIP lobbies and several lounges for firs-class cabins. And the international joint inspection hall in the terminal building of 9500 square meters possesses complete port supporting facilities including frontier defense, customs, inspection and quarantine, foreign currency exchange and duty-free shops.

The 340,000 square meter station site is equipped with 12 aerobridges, 18 remote parking bays as well as plane docking guidance systems and hexagon aviation fuelling pipeline system. The aircraft maintenance is able to deal with the second-type repair of all types of planes and the third-type of repair of Boeing 737 and 757.

Fire prevention and rescue facilities are also installed at the 9th level. The airport has complete all-around supporting facilities such as electricity supply facilities, water supply facilities, energy-saving facilities and other environment-friendly facilities with all equipment, vehicles and operation procedures of leading domestic or international levels.

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