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Flight-tests check routes to Nansha airfields

By Zhang Yunbi in South China Sea and Li Xiaokun in Beijing | China Daily | Updated: 2016-07-13 07:57

China said on Tuesday it has successfully flight-tested routes to two new airfields on the Nansha Islands in the South China Sea.

A Cessna CE-680 corporate jet from the Civil Aviation Administration's Flight Inspection Center conducted the flights to airfields on Meiji Reef and Zhubi Reef, the administration announced on its website.

"Data acquired from the flights show that the two new airfields are able to guarantee safe flights for commercial airliners," the administration notice said.

Flight-tests check routes to Nansha airfields

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