|Project Name||Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport Phase III Expansion Project|
|Country||The Peoples’ Republic of China|
|Concept Approval Date||26 August 2021|
|Total Project Cost||USD 5.14 billion equivalent approx.1|
|Proposed Loan Amount||Up to USD 300 million equivalent2|
|Borrower||The People’s Republic of China|
|Implementing Agency||Gansu Civil Aviation Airport Group Co. Ltd.|
Lanzhou is the capital city of Gansu Province in north-west China. Located on the banks of the Yellow River, Lanzhou is a key regional transportation hub, connecting areas further west to the eastern regions of China. Gansu, with its rich cultural heritage, unique natural landscapes, and colorful ethnic customs, is a popular destination for tourism.
|Project Objective||The Project will address the capacity constraints of LZIA by expanding the airport facilities to meet the growing demand for air travel. The Project by providing integration with the surface transport, will contribute towards developing an efficient and comprehensive transport network in the region. The Project will boost productivity and economic growth of the Gansu Province by providing better access to markets and resources.|
The Project is to implement expansion of the LZIA with design capacity for an annual passenger throughput of 38 million and cargo throughput of 300,000 tonnes. The Project comprises construction of two new runways with associated taxiway system, construction of new apron, terminal building, ground transportation center, cargo facilities, supporting infrastructure and other associated facilities.