Kashgar Airport

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Kashgar Airport
Kāshí Jīchǎng
قەشقەر ئايىرپورت
Kashgar airport 9619.jpg
Airport type Public
Operator Government
Serves Kashgar
Elevation AMSL 4,529 ft / 1,380 m
Coordinates 39°32′35″N 076°01′12″E / 39.54306°N 76.02000°E / 39.54306; 76.02000
CAAC airport chart
CAAC airport chart
KHG is located in Xinjiang
Location of airport in Xinjiang
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 3,200 10,499 Concrete
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 1,732,958
Aircraft movements 14,056
Cargo 6,657.3
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Kashgar Airport (simplified Chinese: 喀什机场; traditional Chinese: 喀什機場; pinyin: Kāshí Jīchǎng; Uyghur: قەشقەر ئايىرپورت, Қәшқәр Айропорт‎) (IATA: KHG, ICAO: ZWSH), also known as Kashi Airport, is an airport serving Kashgar (also known as Kashi),[1] a city in Uyghur autonomous region of Xinjiang in the People's Republic of China.[2]


The airport resides at an elevation of 4,529 feet (1,380 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 08/26 with a concrete surface measuring 3,200 by 41 metres (10,499 ft × 135 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Air China Beijing–Capital, Chengdu, Urumqi
Air Manas Bishkek[4]
China Eastern Airlines Ngari, Shanghai–Hongqiao, Urumqi, Xi'an
China Southern Airlines Aksu, Altay, Guangzhou, Hami, Karamay, Korla, Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shihezi, Turpan, Urumqi, Xi'an, Yining, Zhengzhou
Hainan Airlines Shenzhen, Urumqi
Lucky Air Ngari, Urumqi
Shandong Airlines Jinan, Urumqi
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu, Urumqi
Tianjin Airlines Urumqi
Urumqi Air Lanzhou, Urumqi, Zhengzhou

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Airport information for Kashi (ZWSH) from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ a b Airport information for Kashgar, Xinjiang, China (KHG / ZWSH) at Great Circle Mapper.
  3. ^ http://www.caac.gov.cn/XXGK/XXGK/TJSJ/201603/P020160331391016414029.xls
  4. ^ "PEGASUS LAUNCHES FLIGHTS TO XINJIANG'S KASHGAR VIA BISHKEK". Incentive Travel & Corporate Meetings. 21 September 2016. Retrieved 21 September 2016. 

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