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UPDATED: 17:20, August 12, 2005
Hunan Zhijiang Airport to officially open
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In the afternoon of August 11 a Boeing 737 from Changsha Huanghua International Airport smoothly and steadily landed at Hunan Zhijiang Airport, marking the successful trial flight of Zhijiang Airport.

Zhijiang Airport was built in 1942 and was the second largest military airport in the Far East for the Allies during WWII. The American China-aiding air force "Flying Tiger" was once stationed here. Construction to reopen Zhijiang Airport was officially started in December 2002. By the end of 2004, 170 million yuan investment had been put into constructing Zhijiang Airport �C a 3C domestic regional airport which will be able to accommodate fully loaded Boeing 737-300 airplanes. The airport is scheduled to officially open in September.

By People's Daily Online

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