Jiagedaqi Airport

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Jiagedaqi Airport
Jiāgédáqí Jīchǎng
Airport type Public/Forestry
Location Jiagedaqi, Heilongjiang, China
Opened June 19, 2012
Coordinates 50°22′17″N 124°07′03″E / 50.37139°N 124.11750°E / 50.37139; 124.11750Coordinates: 50°22′17″N 124°07′03″E / 50.37139°N 124.11750°E / 50.37139; 124.11750
JGD is located in Heilongjiang
Location of airport in Heilongjiang
Direction Length Surface
m ft
2,300 7,546
Source: [1][2]

Jiagedaqi Airport (Chinese: 加格达奇机场) (IATA: JGDICAO: ZYJD)[2] is a civil and forestry airport serving Jiagedaqi District, Heilongjiang Province, China. It was first built in 1970 for fighting forest fires in the nearby Greater Khingan Mountains.[3] Construction to expand the airport was started in September 2009 and completed by the end of 2011, with a total investment of 368 million yuan. The airport was opened to commercial flights on June 19, 2012. It will continue to be used mainly for the forestry industry, with limited commercial flights. After the expansion the airport's runway has been lengthened to 2,300 meters.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
China Eastern Airlines Beijing-Capital, Harbin
China Express Airlines Hailar, Hohhot
Okay Airways Harbin, Mohe

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