Gannan Xiahe Airport

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Gannan Xiahe Airport
甘南夏河机场
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesHezuo and Xiahe
LocationXiahe County, Gansu
Opened19 August 2013
Elevation AMSL3,203 m / 10,509 ft
Coordinates34°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
Map
GXH is located in Gansu
GXH
GXH
Location of airport in Gansu
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
3,200 10,499
Source: [1][2]
Gannan Xiahe Airport
Simplified Chinese甘南夏河机场
Traditional Chinese甘南夏河機場

Gannan Xiahe Airport (IATA: GXH, ICAO: ZLXH) is an airport in Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu Province, China. It is located above Amuquhu Town (Amqog) in Xiahe County, 72 kilometres (45 mi) from the county seat and 56 km (35 mi) from Hezuo, the capital of Gannan Prefecture. Construction started in September 2010 with a total investment of 722 million yuan,[2] and the airport was opened on 19 August 2013.[3]

Facilities[edit]

The airport has a 3,200 meter runway and a 3,000 square-meter terminal building. It is projected to handle 140,000 passengers annually by 2020.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu, Lhasa, Xi'an, Yinchuan
Tibet Airlines Lhasa, Tianjin

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for ZLXH at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ a b c "甘南夏河机场开工建设". Archived from the original on 2011-10-21. Retrieved 2011-10-27.
  3. ^ 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]