Over the five years to 2018, revenue for the Airports industry in China has been growing at an annualized rate of 9.7%, driven by the rapid development of the Chinese economy. Cultural exchange campaigns between China and other countries also contributed to revenue growth. However, affected by the continued global economic slowdown and fiercer competition from high-speed railways, growth is expected to slow to 7.6% in 2018.The Airport industry in China is sensitive to general economic conditions and passenger volumes. Some short-distance airline services may be seen as non-essential, as cheaper substitutes are often available. Airport operations are highly dependent on demand for domestic and international air travel, which have experienced some volatility in the past five years...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Limits on ownership and investmentThe prohibition by law of private ownership of scheduled air transportation airports is the single largest barrier to entry for this industry. Acquiring land can also be a formidable barrier. In addition, the development of existing airport facilities in densely populated areas needs careful consideration of social costs and benefits when evaluating the viability of a project.Civilian airport projects in which foreign investors may invest include runways, taxiways, connecting taxiways, parking aprons, lights to aid navigation, and terminal buildings. However, the Chinese company must be the controlling shareholder under the terms of the government legislation...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Airports Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Airports Industry are

  • Market research and understanding
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Superior financial management and debt management
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream Demand - Scheduled Air Transportation and Competition from Substitutes - Rail Transport in the Airports industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Airports Industry?

    Airports in China provide aeronautical (aircraft landings and takeoffs, ground support services and firefighting) and nonaeronautical (advertising space leasing, leasing properties within terminals, parking lot operations and ground handling facilities) services to airlines and passengers. Independent businesses, specialized freight airports and airports for other uses are excluded from this industry.

    Industry Products
  • Aircraft movement fees
  • Passenger service charges
  • Airport fees
  • Concessions
  • Car parking fees
  • Other services
  • Industry Activities
  • Air ticket services
  • Management of airport lounges
  • Aircraft landing and takeoff services
  • Ground support services
  • Passenger services
  • Runway maintenance
  • Aircraft scheduling and navigating services
  • Leasing of advertising spaces in and around the terminals
  • Leasing of properties in the terminals
  • Parking lot operations
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Downstream Demand - Scheduled Air Transportation
  • Competition from Substitutes - Rail Transport
  • Funding (Federal) - Airports
  • Vehicle Accidents (number of deaths)

  • Current Performance
    New constructionCharacteristics of airport businessesNonaeronautical services
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Airports Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Airports Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Airlines
  • Fast-Food Restaurants
  • Advertising Agencies

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Building Completion & Interior Design
  • Building Construction

  • Products & Services
  • Aircraft movement fees
  • Concessions
  • Passenger service charges
  • Airport fees
  • Other services
  • Car parking fees
  • Chart: Airports Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Airlines
  • Retailers and advertisers
  • Other
  • Parking lots
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Airports Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Airports

  • Basis of Competition
  • Relationships with international carriers
  • Location
  • Quality of services
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Airports Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Capital Airport Holding Company, Shanghai Airport Authority, Guangdong Airport Authority, Shenzhen Airport Co., Ltd.,
  • Table: Capital Airport Holding Company - financial performance
  • Table: Shanghai Airport Authority - financial performance
  • Table: Guangdong Airport Authority - financial performance
  • Table: Shenzhen Airport Co., Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Airports Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Airports Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Total Assets (2009-2023)
  • Aircraft Journeys (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A hard-surfaced area at an airport or hanger for maneuvering and loading aircraft.
  • Cargo
  • Goods or produce transported, generally for commercial gain.
  • Terminal
  • Building where air travel passengers board and disembark from aircraft.
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