Taiyuan Wusu Intl

Taiyuan Wuxu International Airport (IATA: TYN, ICAO: ZBYN) is an airport serving Taiyuan, the capital of Shanxi province, China. It is the largest airport in Shanxi and is located about 15 kilometers (about 9.3 miles) southeast of downtown Taiyuan. Built in 1939, it has evolved into one of the busiest and most important airport of Shanxi Province with connection to most major cities within China. Since March 2006, the airport has undergone an expansion phase with a new Terminal at a cost of CNY 1.57 billion and is capable of serving 6 million passengers a year. Construction was completed in late 2007. During the 2008 Beijing Olympics, it served as a supplementary airport to Beijing Capital International Airport. The airport is a focus city for both China Eastern Airlines and Hainan Airlines. As for 2015, Taiyuan Wuxu International Airport was the 28th busiest airport in the People's Republic of China with 8,842,987 passengers.

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Taiyuan

Taiyuan (Chinese: 太原; pinyin: Tàiyuán [tʰâi̯.y̯ɛ̌n], also known as Bīng (并), Jìnyáng (晋阳)) is the capital and largest city of Shanxi province in North China. It is one of the main manufacturing bases of China. Throughout its long history, Taiyuan was the capital or provisional capital of many dynasties in China, hence the name Lóngchéng (龙城, "Dragon City").

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