Introduction of Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (IATA: CAN, ICAO: ZGGG) is located in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, in Southern China. Baiyun Airport serves as a hub for China Southern Airlines, FedEx Express, 9 Air, Hainan Airlines and Shenzhen Airlines. In 2019, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport was China's third-busiest and world's 11th-busiest airport by passenger traffic, with 65.8 million passengers handled. As for cargo traffic, the airport was China's third-busiest, as well as the third-busiest airport nationwide in terms of aircraft movements. In 2020, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on aviation, it was the world's busiest airport by passenger traffic, handling 43.8 million passengers. The airport included a third runway, 3,800 metres in length and 60 metres in width, located 400 metres to the east of the existing east runway.