The expansion project of Haikou Meilan International Airport in south China's resort island of Hainan will be operational on Dec. 2, according to the airport.
The project consists of a new terminal, 3,600-meter-long runway, and ground transport facilities. The new runway will be able to handle the Airbus A380 jet, the world's largest passenger airliner.
Covering a total area of 300,000 square meters, the new Terminal Two will have 110 check-in counters and house duty-free shops with a total area of 10,000 square meters.
As a supporting facility of the new runway, a 108-meter-tall new control tower was put into operation on Saturday.
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