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 typePublic
OperatorShanxi Civil Airport Group
ServesDatong, Shanxi, China
LocationBeijiazao
Elevation AMSL1,054 m / 3,458 ft
Coordinates40°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
Websitesxairport.org.cn
Map
DAT is located in Shanxi
DAT
DAT
Location of airport in Shanxi
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 3,000 9,843 Concrete
Statistics (2015)
Passengers470,893
Aircraft movements16,700
Cargo (metric tons)1,902.7
Source: CAAC[1][2]

Datong Yungang Airport (Chinese: 大同云冈机场) (IATA: DAT, ICAO: 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]

AirlinesDestinations
Air China Beijing–Capital
Air Guilin Dalian, Guilin
China Eastern Airlines Guangzhou, Shanghai–Pudong, Taiyuan, Wuhan
China Southern Airlines Shenyang, Xi'an
China United Airlines Beijing–Nanyuan, Yinchuan
Loong Air Hangzhou, Qinhuangdao
Lucky Air Kunming, Taiyuan
Shandong Airlines Harbin, Lanzhou, Qingdao, Xiamen
Shenzhen Airlines Hefei, Nanjing, Shenzhen
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu, Taiyuan
Sky Angkor Airlines Charter: Siem Reap, Phnom Penh
Tianjin Airlines Tianjin

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.caac.gov.cn/XXGK/XXGK/TJSJ/201603/P020160331391016414029.xls
  2. ^ a b 大同倍加皂机场
  3. ^ a b Liu Junqing (22 August 2012). 山西大同机场更名为大同云冈机场. Carnoc (in Chinese). Retrieved 22 August 2012.
  4. ^ Official web site