Sanya, November 11 (Zhang Yuehe) The groundbreaking ceremony for the third phase of the reconstruction and expansion project of Hainan Sanya Phoenix International Airport (hereinafter referred to as the "Phoenix Airport Phase III Project") was held in Sanya on the 20th, and the third phase of the expansion project of Qionghai Boao Airport (hereinafter referred to as the "Boao Airport Phase III Project") started on the same day, marking a new stage in the construction of the Hainan Free Trade Port transportation airport group.

On November 11, the groundbreaking ceremony of the third phase of the reconstruction and expansion project of Sanya Phoenix International Airport in Hainan was held in Sanya. Courtesy of Sanya Phoenix International Airport

As an island-type independent unit, Hainan mainly relies on air transportation for passengers entering and leaving the island. Hainan plans to basically build a free trade port transport airport cluster with "one main and one time, two branches and one freight" by 2035. Xu Lan, deputy director of the Hainan Provincial Development and Reform Commission, said that the third phase of the Phoenix Airport project, as a pilot project for the construction of Hainan Airport, is of great significance to further improve the service guarantee level of Hainan island-wide customs closure operation and meet the actual needs of Hainan's civil aviation industry.

It is reported that the third phase of the Phoenix Airport project is designed to meet the needs of the annual passenger throughput of 3000 million passengers, with a total investment of about 29.2 billion yuan, and is planned to be completed by the end of 2025. The main construction content is 12,3 square meters of T7 terminal, 3 E-class near stands, 88,0 square meters of parking buildings, 45,3 square meters of station transfer center and supporting facilities. After the completion of the T<> terminal of the third phase of Phoenix International Airport, it looks like a phoenix spreading its wings from the air.

The picture shows the renderings of the third phase reconstruction and expansion project of Sanya Phoenix International Airport in Hainan. Courtesy of Sanya Phoenix International Airport

The third phase of the Boao Airport project, which started on the same day, is designed to meet the needs of the annual passenger throughput of 300 million passengers, with a total investment of about 15.44 billion yuan, and is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2025. The main construction content is the core area of the T2 terminal, the parking lot in front of the station and supporting facilities. After the completion of the project, it will further improve the airport's level and operation support capacity, meet the growing demand for air transportation, and promote Boao Airport to realize the functional positioning of "Hainan Eastern Aviation Hub Center".

Hainan Airport Group, a subsidiary of Hainan Development Holdings Co., Ltd., is the owner of the investment and construction of the above two airport projects. Zhou Junping, Secretary of the Party Committee and Chairman of Hainan Development Holdings Co., Ltd., said that he would work with all participating units to control the progress, strengthen coordinated operations, reasonably optimize the construction period, and scientifically schedule to ensure that the project is completed on time and with good quality. (ENDS)