Gannan Xiahe Airport

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Gannan Xiahe Airport
Gānnán Xiàhé Jīchǎng
Airport type Public
Serves Hezuo and Xiahe
Location Xiahe, Gansu, China
Opened 19 August 2013
Coordinates 34°48′38″N 102°38′41″E / 34.81056°N 102.64472°E / 34.81056; 102.64472Coordinates: 34°48′38″N 102°38′41″E / 34.81056°N 102.64472°E / 34.81056; 102.64472
GXH is located in China
Location of airport in China
Direction Length Surface
m ft
3,200 10,499
Source: [1]
Gannan Xiahe Airport
Simplified Chinese 甘南夏河机场

Gannan Xiahe Airport (IATA: GXHICAO: ZLXH) is an airport in Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu Province, China. It is located above Amuquhu Town (Amqog) in Xiahe County, 72 kilometers from the county seat and 56 kilometers from Hezuo, the capital of Gannan Prefecture. Construction started in September 2010 with a total investment of 722 million yuan,[1] and the airport was opened on 19 August 2013.[2]


The airport will have a 3,200 meter runway and a 3,000 square-meter terminal building. It is projected to handle 140,000 passengers annually by 2020.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Sichuan Airlines Lhasa, Xi'an

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c 甘南夏河机场开工建设
  2. ^ 甘肃少数民族地区首座民航机场夏河机场通航. Carnoc (in Chinese). 19 August 2013. Retrieved 20 August 2013. [permanent dead link]