Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport

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Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport
Jiuzhaihuanglong Airport(Terminal).jpg
Airport typePublic
OperatorSichuan Jiuzhaihuanglong Airport Co. Ltd.
LocationSongpan, Sichuan
Elevation AMSL3,448 m / 11,312 ft
Coordinates32°51′15″N 103°41′07″E / 32.85417°N 103.68528°E / 32.85417; 103.68528Coordinates: 32°51′15″N 103°41′07″E / 32.85417°N 103.68528°E / 32.85417; 103.68528
JZH is located in Sichuan
Location of airport in Sichuan
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 3,200 10,499 Concrete
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft movements12,898
Cargo (metric tons)232.9
Source: CAAC[1]
Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport
Traditional Chinese九寨黃龍機場
Simplified Chinese九寨黄龙机场

Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport (IATA: JZH, ICAO: ZUJZ), also known as Jiuzhaigou Airport (simplified Chinese: 九寨沟机场; traditional Chinese: 九寨溝機場) and Jiuhuang Airport, is an airport in Songpan County, Sichuan province, China. This airport serves two major scenic places of interest in this area, namely Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area, 53 kilometres (33 mi) away, and Jiuzhaigou, 88 km (55 mi) away. It is 3,448 metres (11,312 ft) above sea level .

Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport is about 240 km (150 mi) (40 minutes' flight) from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, an aviation hub of Southwest China. It started flights on September 28, 2003, and has one runway of length 3,200 m (10,500 ft) and width 60 m (200 ft).

Due to the elevation of 3,448 m (11,312 ft), some passengers may experience symptoms of altitude sickness. This should be taken into consideration when planning to fly into or out of Jiuzhai Huanglong airport. The first aid center at the airport has small canisters of oxygen and Tibetan herbal medicine for sale.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

As of April 2017, the airport is served by the following airlines.[2]

Sichuan Airlines Chengdu

See also[edit]


  1. ^ CAAC
  2. ^ (in Chinese) Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport website. Airport schedule