Lanzhou Zhongchuan Airport
|Lanzhou Zhongchuan Airport
Lánzhōu Zhōngchuān Jīchǎng
|IATA: ZGC – ICAO: ZLLL|
|Operator||HNA Airport Group Company Ltd Gansu Division|
|Elevation AMSL||1,947 m / 6,388 ft|
|Lanzhou Zhongchuan Airport|
Lanzhou Zhongchuan Airport (IATA: ZGC, ICAO: ZLLL) is an airport serving Lanzhou, the capital of Gansu Province, China. It is located 67 kilometres (42 mi) north of downtown Lanzhou. It was opened in 1970 and serves as a major air hub for the province of Gansu and western China. There are 8 gates served by aerobridges with in the existing terminal. A new larger terminal is under construction to the south, adjacent to the existing terminal.
Airlines and destinations
Ground transportation connections
Airport Express Shuttle Bus service is available on a single route from the airport to the Lanzhou Eastern Hotel, Tianshui Middle Road, opposite Lanzhou University western gate. The return service leaves from opposite the JJ Sun Hotel, Donggang West Road. Travel time is about one hour, due to the distant nature of airport from the city centre.
Taxi service is relatively expensive due to the long distance to the airport, about 150RMB. However there is little time travel advantage over the Airport Express bus.
The construction of a railway line between the airport and the city started on 2012-12-21. The construction project is expected to take 3–4 years. It is viewed as a part of a large Lanzhou railway hub reorganization project.
- List of the busiest airports in China#2012 final statistics
- 敦煌至格尔木和兰州至中川机场铁路开工建设 (Work started on the Dunhuang-Golmud Railway and on the railway from Lanzhou to Zhongchuan Airport), 2012-12-23
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