Zhengzhou Airport Economy Zone ZAEZ is located 25km to the southeast of the down town area of Zhengzhou and with a planning area of 415 square kilometers, Zhengzhou Airport Economy Zone (ZAEA) is the first airport economy zone approved by the state council, which is strategically positioned as “an International air Logistics Center, a modern industrial base led by airport economy, a gateway for opening-up of the inland area, an Aerotropolis and the growth pole of Central China Economic District” and for which a spatial layout with “one core leading three districts, two corridors linked with three centers and two axles connected with three rings” has been planned.
Zhengzhou is located in Central Plains,Zhengzhou is the geographical center of Chinese population.There is a population of 420 million within its 500 kilometers’ catchment area,accounting for 30% of the total population of China and covering 27% of the national economic aggregate,a population of 790 million within 1000 kilometers’ catchment area,accounting for 56% and covering 51%，and a population of about 1.26 billion within 2000 kilometers'aviation coverage,accounting for 90% and covering 95%, Zhengzhou has become the intersection for the east-west transmission of capital, technology and talents and the west-east diversion of resources as well as the center of domestic market.
Zhengzhou is a road transport hub of China, with two trunk line railways, Longhai Railway and Jingguang Railway, and two high speed railways, Xulan High Speed Railway and Jingguang High Speed Railway, as well as two expressways, Lianhuo Expressway and Beijing-Hong Kong-Macao Expressway, and two national highways, 310 and 107, crossing in it; by the end of 2013, the railway mileage and expressway mileage of Henan Province has been the first in China for several years continuously. A network of high-speed railway taking Zhengzhou as the center is right under rapid construction. Meanwhile, taking Zhengzhou Airport as the center, a multimodal transport network is emerging, which realizes the seamless connections among the subway, inter-city railway, high-speed railway and high way systems. “Zhengzhou-Europe Block Train" has been put into operation in July of 2013, which effectively links Zhengzhou with Hamburger in German. The whole journey takes 11 to 15 days, which can save 20 days comparing with sea transportation and save 80% of the financial cost comparing with air logistics.
Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport is one of the eight hub airports of China and a national A class air port. Long-termly, it has planned 5 runways, one of which will be specially used as cargo runway and which can guarantee 7 million person-times of the annual passenger throughput and 5 million tons of annual cargo & mail throughput.The Airport has accepted 43 aviation companies to station for operation and has opened 171 airlines, the all cargo international airlines 30, ranking steadily the first in Central and West China; an aviation network covering main cities in mainland China and Europe, America, Asia and Oceania has basically emerged.In Dec. of 2015, the second phase of Zhengzhou Airport has been put into operation, which marks Zhengzhou Airport striding into the new era of 'two runways, two terminals'
In 2015, Zhengzhou Xinzheng Comprehensive Bonded Zone completed total export-import volume of USD 49 Billion Dollars, ranking the second among China's comprehensive bonded zones.
Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport has been approved as the only international express supervision center in Central China and the first airport to conduct bonded aviation fuel business, which implements landing visa and 72-hour Transit Visa Exemption Policy for Foreigners.
As the only e-commerce pilot city for comprehensive cross-border trade, Zhengzhou has been licensed for total package and straight seal of aviation express of 13 international cities and is the only port for automobiles, imported meat and medicines in Central China.
Henan Electronic Port Comprehensive Service Center has realized “one portal for entry, one-time authentication for login and one-stop service”.
In Aug. of 2015, Henan designed port for meat import has passed quality acceptance, and it can provide inspection services for 400,000 tons of meat per year.
ZAEZ strives to realize an airport cargo & mail throughput of about 3million tons and rank among the first in the world, to form an industrial development pattern driven by innovation,led by high-end industries and with international cooperation and realize main business income of over RMB 1 Trillion Yuan from aviation-associated high-end manufacturing industries and to build an ecological, livable, intelligent and innovative aviation "metropolis"by2025.