China plans to build world’s first airport for self-flying vehicles


Ehang claims it’s building the world’s first airport for autonomous flying vehicles, plans to build the tourism-focused terminal in Hezhou city of southern China. Aims to open by end of 2020, and will use 20 of its 2-seater autonomous planes for aerial sightseeing around the city. A 3-story terminal spread across in 2,500 sqmtrs, with 4 landing pads, a reception hall, a passenger waiting area, and a zone for departures & arrivals. Ehang recently completed the first US test flights of its pilotless air taxis and received permits to test its electrically driven two-seat passenger jets in Norway.

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