Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) is main airport of Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province. Airport is part of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) airport TETRA network.
China's second busiest and world's 17th busiest airport by passenger traffic which was 55 million in 2015. In Cargo traffic, the airport was the third busiest in China and the 19th busiest worldwide. Baiyun airport was the second busiest airport in China in terms of aircraft movements.
"Baiyun" means "white cloud" in Chinese and refers to the Baiyun Mountain (Baiyunshan) near the airport.