Air traffic at China’s busiest airports is down 80% since the beginning of the year. The decline began during the third week in January and accelerated in the fourth week. Declines pared a bit in the first week of February, but this is likely due to an already dramatic reduction in operations.

Falling traffic in China

Total departures from China’s 25 busiest airports 31 Dec to 11 FebOn 21 January 10,522 flights departed from China’s 25 busiest airports (see list below). On 11 Febraury, just 2,123 flights departed from those airports. Traffic in Beijing is down nearly 80%, Shanghai is down 70%, and Guangzhou is down nearly 80% as well.

Departures from 25 busiest Chinese airports

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Departures from China’s busiest airports

Airport31 Dec7 Jan14 Jan21 Jan28 Jan4 Feb11 Feb
PEK899919932922679341209
PVG764790823841685371260
CAN757768841854637288196
CTU582578608632484207157
SZX581570609624505199170
KMG52054957158946613286
XIY52651653655439711258
SHA453462481468323149143
CKG52351856156544313697
HGH4044264334433058360
NKG3253313573512638554
CGO3062853403412395544
XMN2842983113141838464
CSX2382372762812044542
TAO2882872933292137756
WUH272271300303161513
HAK27027128729825610060
TSN2192432542612087642
URC136149153159792821
HRB2072082212241807357
KWE1922072002081653526
SYX2712222923132598572
SHE1951982142221796260
DLC2201992192261417541
TNA1751701952001543835
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