Jul. 13, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport Co<600004
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In a statement filed with Shanghai Stock Exchange, the company saw its cargo and mail throughput increased 8.7% YoY to 101,700 metric tons last month.
In the first half of 2012, the airport's passenger throughput amounted to 23.56 million, 7.4% more than it realized in the same period of 2011, while its cargo and mail throughput rose 5.5% YoY to 595,000 metric tons.
In 2011, Guangzhou Baiyun Airport handled nearly 45.04 million passengers and 1.18 million tons of cargo and mail, ranking second and third in mainland China, respectively.
The airport is constructing its third runway and second terminal to meet the growing demand, sources reported.