Nanchang Changbei International Airport
|Nanchang Changbei International Airport
Nánchāng Chāngběi Guójì Jīchǎng
|IATA: KHN – ICAO: ZSCN
|Serves||Nanchang, Jiangxi, China|
|Elevation AMSL||44 m / 144 ft|
|Source: List of the busiest airports in China|
|Nanchang Changbei International Airport|
Nanchang Changbei International Airport (IATA: KHN, ICAO: ZSCN) is an airport serving Nanchang, the capital of Jiangxi province, China. It is located 28 km north of Nanchang. Construction began in October 1996 and went into operation on September 10, 1999. It replaced Nanchang Xiangtang Airport which was a joint civilian and military airport. It has a runway with a length of 2800 metres and a terminal building with six gates. As of 2010, it was undergoing an expansion which includes a new terminal and a second runway.
Nanchang Changbei serves mainly mainland Chinese airports (see list below) and Hong Kong. However in February 2004, Nanchang airport was promoted to international airport status when it commenced international flights. Scheduled and charter destinations now include Incheon International Airport, Korea.
Airlines and destinations
Nanchang Public Transport Corporation operates two airport routes from the city. These are high profile buses with underbelly luggage compartments.
Airport Public Bus Route 1 serves between Nanchang Railway Station and the airport, with stops along Bayi Avenue, Yangming Avenue and Lushan Avenue north of Gan River. These stops include Lao-fu-shan, Nanchang Bus Station (or Ganjiang hotel across the street), Jiangxi Hotel, Hongdu Hotel, Yingshang.
Airport Public Bus Route 2 serves between the Aviation Hotel (on Hongcheng Lu, near the Hongcheng Market) and the airport. It makes one stop at the Fenghe Interchange in south Honggutan.
- "China Eastern Airlines launches SIN-NNG-KHN flights" (Press release). Changi Airport. 17 December 2013. Retrieved 17 December 2013.
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