Sanya New Airport Reclamation Project Wins “Be Inspired” Special Recognition Award for 2017

This year, 10 independent panels of jurors, comprising distinguished industry experts, selected the Be Inspired Awards winners from 51 project finalists. These finalists were chosen from more than 400 submissions by organizations in over 50 countries.

Projects receiving Bentley’s Be Inspired Special Recognition Awards are uniquely innovative and demonstrate visionary achievements that transcend the narrower focus of the standing Be Inspired Awards categories. These projects were reviewed by a panel of Bentley executives, who evaluated them based on the criteria established for each award.

The new airport in Sanya, Hainan, China is being constructed on an artificial island created by reclaiming land from Hongtang Bay. The USD 5 billion project covers 28 square kilometers and includes an airport operation zone, international trade zone, and support services zone. Developed by an HNA Group Co., Ltd. subsidiary, the massive project awarded multiple construction contracts, with several going to China Construction Sixth Engineering Division Corp., Ltd.