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The 30 largest airports and airlines in China

Further information is provided on the 30 biggest airports in China. At Beijing Capital International Airport alone, 81 airlines operate and serve flights to and from 206 destinations.
The biggest national airline is China Eastern Airlines, out of the total of 20. It leads the list with 222 flight destinations.
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The 30 biggest airports in China

Freight volume

In 2020, a total of 19.26 billion ton-kilometers (= total mass transported in tons multiplied by kilometers traveled) of cargo was moved by air in China. Beijing Capital International Airport alone accounted for around 1.96 million metric tons.

The biggest airlines based in China

MUChina Eastern Airlines222
CZChina Southern Airlines193
CAAir China188
ZHShenzhen Airlines115
HUHainan Airlines108
3USichuan Airlines86
FMShanghai Airlines75
MFXiamen Airlines63
SCShandong Airlines60
HOJuneyao Airlines53
9CChina SSS50
KNChina United48
PNWest Air China35
HRChina United Airlines2
CBGGX Airlines1
HBHHebei Airlines1
GDCGrand China Air1
GCRTianjin Airlines1
FZAFuzhou Airlines1

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