A new civilian airport was commissioned today in Chongqing, Southwest China, Xinhua reported.
This morning, the first flight landed at Chongqing Wushan Airport which was nicknamed ‘transcendental’.
It is planned to launch new flights connecting cities in the Chinese east and south in the near future.
The new airport is located at an altitude of more than 1770 m above sea level, about 15 km from the center of Wushan County.
It is expected that Wushan Airport, being one of the four regional airports in Chongqing, will improve the Chongqing transport network and help develop tourism in the Sānxiá (Three Gorges Dam).