China is building a new airport, to offer the north-western Qinghai Province a better connection to the rest of the country and the world. The airport site is situated in the border region of Qinghai and Xinjiang.
The airport will be a major economic factor, as the region is China’s major petroleum and potash fertiliser base.
The new airport of Qinghai Province will be located on the Qinghai-Tibet plateau, in the Mongolian-Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi. The new airport, an investment in the airport of € 88 million, will have 3,600 meters of runway. The terminal will cover an area of about 3,000 square meters. The Qinghai Airport Company is building the new airport that will cover an area of 180 hectares. Construction is planned to be finished in one year from now.
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