Datong Yungang Airport

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Datong Yungang Airport
Dàtóng Yúngāng Jīchǎng
Old Terminal Building of Datong Yungang Airport.jpg
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
DAT is located in Shanxi
Location of airport in Shanxi
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

See also[edit]