CHENGDU, Mar 12 (GCTL) - Chengdu will begin construction of its second airport in the first half of next year, and maybe earlier, a senior local official said on Thursday.
The airport, located about 60 kilometers east of the city, will cost about 54.5 billion yuan ($8.9 billion) according to the initial budget, Tang Limin, head of the provincial development and reform commission, said.
"If everything progresses smoothly, the construction might begin at the end of this year," he said on the sidelines of the ongoing annual session of the National People's Congress in Beijing.
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