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05.24.2012 18:20

70 New Airports Planned, Aviation Official Says

Added runways will serve an increasing number of planes over the next five years
By staff reporter Liang Dongmei
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(Beijing) – The country will build 70 new airports and rebuild or expand 101 others over the next five years, the director of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said on May 24.

At the same time, China will add more than 2,500 planes, Li Jiaxiang said.

The country had 180 airports in 2011 and their overall profit was 5.3 billion yuan, he said. However, 119 of the smaller ones lost 2 billion yuan in total.

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