Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is the first airport in China designed and constructed in accordance with relevant standards for central airports
As one of the key projects for China in the civil aviation industry, the relocation project of the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is China's first large-scale airport construction project, introducing the stock-holding system. One of the three largest airports in the state's plan, it is the first airport in China designed and constructed in accordance with relevant standards for central airports. It is also the only large modern airport capable of handling takeoffs and landings of fully-loaded A380 airplanes in China. With a total investment of 19.8 billion yuan(RMB), the new Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is the largest infrastructural project in the history of China's civil aviation history and will play an important role in the course of enhancing China's position in the international aviation industry. Welcome to Guangzhou for Guangzhou fair 2013, During Canton Fair, Cantontradefair.com could offer: Free Airport Pick-up to Downtown Hotels Book Hotel Package, get FREE ticket for Pearl River Night Cruise
Established in the 1930s, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is one of the three large hub airports in the Chinese mainland, holding a decisively important status in the layout of China’s civil airports. It ranked the second best airport in the appraisal of China’s 500 biggest enterprises in service industry in 1994. It was listed as one of the Top 500 State-owned Enterprises in 1994 and was selected by the CAAC as “Airport with Best Service” in 1998.
The terminal has A and B boarding areas. For A gates, there are A101-A133, A01-A04, A07-A10, and A13-A18. For B gates, there are B201-B235, B01-B04, B07-B10, and B13-B18. The A boarding area is on the east concourse, and the B boarding area is on the west concourse. Each of the boarding areas have three smaller concourses. The A area is divided into East 1-East 3. The B area is divided into West 1-West 3. East 1 is the only concourse that serves international flights. It has gates A101-A112 and A01-A04. East 2, East 3, and West 1-West 3 all serve domestic flights. East 2 has gates A113-A123 and A07-A11. East 3 has gates A124-A133 and A13-A18. West 1 has gates B201-B213 and B01-B04. West 2 has gates B214-B223 and B07-B10. West 3 has gates B224-B235 and B13-B18. East and West 3 were built in late 2010. Because of this, all of the gates at Baiyun Airport had to be renamed.