Urumqi air­port sees record num­ber

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - BUSINESS -

In 2016, 20 mil­lion peo­ple trav­eled through the air­port in Urumqi, cap­i­tal of the Xin­jiang Uygur au­ton­o­mous re­gion, ac­cord­ing to lo­cal air­port au­thor­i­ties. The Urumqi Di­wopu In­ter­na­tional air­port saw 10 mil­lion tourists in 2011, and has been grow­ing by two mil­lion each year since, the air­port said in a state­ment. Cur­rently, 33 Chi­nese and for­eign air­lines have op­er­a­tions at Urumqi air­port, which is con­nected to 100 ci­ties in China and over­seas.

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