Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport CAN marketing itself as 'Baiyunport' is the Republic of China's second-largest airport, opened 2004 - covering over 15 square-kilometers. It serves the Province of Guangdong and its capital city Guangzhou.
CAN Airport is located off the Airport Expressway, 28 km from Guangzhou City bordering to the north on the town of Renhe in the Baiyun District, and to the east on the town of Xinhua in the Huadu District.
With three long runways and about 52 million passengers per year, Guagzhou Baiyun Airport is hub to China Southern and Shenzhen airlines, and is served by numerous domestic and international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
The on-Airport 'Pullman Guagzhou Baiyun Airport Hotel', tel: (020) 3606 8866, is a five-star hotel, located just across from the departure terminal, offering an outdoor pool, spa, free parking, fitness center, tennis court, sauna rooms, hot tubs, and the Tan Yuan Restaurant.
NOTE: A new 'Mini Hotel' i
s now available at B1 of the Main Terminal (next to the Metro entrance). The 589 sq.meter facility containes 70 mini sleeping 'boxes' - 12 of which are first-class, 58 are for business-class. 24-hr shower & wake-up call service is available. For booking call 020-36068300. 'Intelligent locks' are on each of the soors for pivacy & safety.
Guangzhou Bayun Airport has one large passenger terminal with Domestic & International Departures Halls and Boarding Areas.
Current and future Airport developments: A new 595,000 square meter Terminal 2
under construction and will include a multi-level parking garage and parking lot, transportation center, and a Metro station. T2 is to be conected to the current (T1) terminal for easy transfer. Upon completion by late 2016
/early 2017, the Airport is expected to accommodate up to 75 million passengers a year.
Furthermore, a new T3 and is to be completed before 2025, as well as runways 4 & 5.