Wuhan airport re-opens to host 233 flights today
04/08/2020|4:04:55 PM|Yicai Global

Wuhan Tianhe International Airport will host 233 flights today after re-opening following a 76-day suspension to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

The airport will send out 111 planes and receive 122, according to figures from the aviation data platform VariFlight. Chengdu will welcome 10 of the outbound flights, more than any other city, while 13 will fly into Guangdong province and 10 to the island province of Hainan province.

The first flight scheduled to leave Wuhan was China Eastern Airlines' MU2527, which departed for Sanya at 7.24 a.m. local time carrying 49 passengers. The first flight due to land at the airport was Xiamen Airlines' MF8095, which was scheduled to arrive from Hangzhou at 7.45 a.m.

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