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Harbin airport reports a spike in traffic over National Day holiday

Updated : 2020-10-09

By ( e.my399.com )

Harbin Taiping International Airport experienced a spike in traffic during the combined National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holiday, which lasted from Oct 1 to 8.

Statistics released by the airport reveal that it handled 3,363 flights and 459,000 passengers over the eight-day period. The number of flights saw a year-on-year increase of 4.3 percent, while the passenger volume was equivalent to the same period last year.

Staff at the airport said that domestic cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Xiamen, Kunming, Sanya and Chengdu, were the top destinations for Harbin residents. The passenger attendance rate was 80 percent.

Incoming flights were mainly from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen, with the passenger attendance rate reaching 70 percent. Most visitors to the city came to admire the beautiful autumn scenery.

The number of passengers in and out of the airport peaked on Oct 7, reaching 59,000 commuters.