China plans to build more than 500 airports by 2020 to create a market worth over 153 billion US dollars for its general aviation industry. As per China’s cabinet, the country will have more than 500 general aviation airports in a number of places, including major agricultural and forest regions and over 50 per cent of five scenic tourist spots by 2020.
The action plan includes 303 projects covering railways, highways, waterways, airports and urban rail transit with 131 projects to be taken this year, 92 projects in 2017 and 80 projects in 2018. The country also plans to increase the number of general aircraft, including helicopters and private jets to more than 5,000 by 2020. At present, the country had more than 300 airports, 281 enterprises and 1,874 aircraft.
So let’s discuss some questions related to this post :
1. Which country has planned to build more than 500 airports by 2020 ?
2. China’s action plan has included how many projects for present year ?
Courtesy : Economic Times