Datong Yungang Airport

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Datong Yungang Airport
大同云冈机场
Dàtóng Yúngāng Jīchǎng
Old Terminal Building of Datong Yungang Airport.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Shanxi Civil Airport Group
Serves Datong, Shanxi, China
Location Beijiazao
Elevation AMSL 1,054 m / 3,458 ft
Coordinates 40°03′37″N 113°28′55″E / 40.06028°N 113.48194°E / 40.06028; 113.48194Coordinates: 40°03′37″N 113°28′55″E / 40.06028°N 113.48194°E / 40.06028; 113.48194
Website sxairport.org.cn
Map
DAT is located in Shanxi
DAT
DAT
Location of airport in Shanxi
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 2,400 7,874 Concrete
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 470,893
Aircraft movements 16,700
Cargo (metric tons) 1,902.7
Source: CAAC[1][2]

Datong Yungang Airport (Chinese: 大同云冈机场) (IATA: DATICAO: ZBDT) is an airport serving the city of Datong in Shanxi Province, China. It is located north of the town of Beijiazao in Datong County, 15.2 kilometers from the city center.[3]

Construction of Datong Airport began in 2001 with a total investment of 290 million yuan,[2] and the airport was opened in January 2006. The airport is currently being expanded.[4] Originally called Datong Beijiazao Airport (大同倍加造机场), it was renamed to Yungang in August 2012, after the nearby Yungang Grottoes, a World Heritage Site and popular tourist attraction.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air China Beijing–Capital
China Eastern Airlines Guangzhou,[5] Nanjing,[6] Shanghai–Pudong, Taiyuan, Yantai[7]
China Southern Airlines Changzhi, Guangzhou
China United Airlines Beijing–Nanyuan
Hainan Airlines Harbin, Xiamen
Lucky Air Kunming, Taiyuan
Tianjin Airlines Shenyang, Xi'an

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