Golog Maqin Airport

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Golog Maqin Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Golog, Qinghai, China
Opened 1 July 2016
Elevation AMSL 3,788 m / 12,428 ft
Coordinates 34°25′18″N 100°18′05″E / 34.42172°N 100.30151°E / 34.42172; 100.30151Coordinates: 34°25′18″N 100°18′05″E / 34.42172°N 100.30151°E / 34.42172; 100.30151
Map
GMQ is located in Qinghai
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Location of the airport
GMQ is located in China
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GMQ (China)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
3,800 12,467
Source: [1][2]
Golog Maqin Airport
Simplified Chinese 果洛玛沁机场

Golog (or Guoluo) Maqin Airport (IATA: GMQ, ICAO: ZLGL)[3] is an airport serving Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southeastern Qinghai Province, China. It is located in Caozichang (草子厂) on the Dawutan Grassland (大武滩草原). Construction began on 14 September 2012 with an estimated total investment of 1.24 billion yuan, and the airport started operations on 1 July 2016.[2][4] Golog is the fifth civil airport in Qinghai.

Facilities[edit]

The airport will have a 4,000-meter runway (class 4C), and a 3,000 square-meter terminal building. It is projected to handle 150,000 passengers and 375 tons of cargo annually by 2020.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
China Eastern Airlines Xi'an, Xining

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for GMQ at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ a b c "果洛机场14日正式奠基 预计2015年竣工通航". Carnoc. 2012-09-15. Retrieved 2012-09-15. 
  3. ^ "Airline and Airport Code Search". IATA. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "青海省新建果洛机场正式竣工通航". Carnoc. 2016-07-01. Retrieved 2016-07-01.