Jiayuguan Airport

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Jiayuguan Airport
嘉峪关机场
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Jiayuguan Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesJiayuguan and Jiuquan
LocationJiayuguan, Gansu
Elevation AMSL1,558 m / 5,112 ft
Coordinates39°51′25″N 98°20′29″E / 39.85694°N 98.34139°E / 39.85694; 98.34139Coordinates: 39°51′25″N 98°20′29″E / 39.85694°N 98.34139°E / 39.85694; 98.34139
Map
JGN is located in Gansu
JGN
JGN
Location of airport in Gansu
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 3,000 9,843 paved
Statistics (2015)
Passengers354,860
Aircraft movements4,324
Cargo (metric tons)1,673
Source: CAAC[1][2][3]
Jiayuguan Airport
Traditional Chinese嘉峪關機場
Simplified Chinese嘉峪关机场

Jiayuguan Airport (IATA: JGN, ICAO: ZLJQ) is an airport in Jiayuguan City, Gansu Province, China. It is located 9 kilometers northeast of Jiayuguan and also close to the city of Jiuquan. First built in 1938 for military use, the airport was rebuilt at the current location in 1953 and was formerly called Jiuquan Airport.[4] It was expanded and reopened in August 2006.[5]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Chengdu Airlines Changsha
China Eastern Airlines Beijing–Capital, Dunhuang, Guangzhou, Lanzhou, Nanjing, Shanghai–Hongqiao, Xi'an, Yantai[6]
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu, Hangzhou, Lanzhou
Urumqi Air Jinan, Urumqi

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