Direct cargo flights from America, run by retail giant Amazon, have arrived in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province.
The planes, which were carrying nearly 1,000 sorts of products including food, clothes and household appliances ordered from Chinese buyers, flew from New York, Chicago and Los Angels to the Chinese transportation hub.
Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport offers good logistics services to cross-border e-commerce platforms, according to sources with Amazon logistics services provider WherExpress.
The airport provided swift customs clearance, and the imports will now be distributed to consumers nationwide.
The airport in Zhengzhou posted 275,000 tonnes of throughput of imported cargo in 2016, up 20.93 percent year on year. This included imported fruit, aquatic products, meat and live Australian cattle.