|Opened||10 March 1954|
|Elevation AMSL||4,529 ft / 1,380 m|
CAAC airport chart
Kashgar Airport (simplified Chinese: 喀什机场; traditional Chinese: 喀什機場; pinyin: Kāshí Jīchǎng; Uighur: قەشقەر ئايروپورتى, Қәшқәр Айропорт) (IATA: KHG, ICAO: ZWSH), also known as Kashi Airport, is a dual-use military-civilian airport serving Kashgar (also known as Kashi), a city in Uyghur autonomous region of Xinjiang in the People's Republic of China.
The airport opened on 10 March 1954. In 2006 the first international flights started.
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), suitable for serving aircraft such as the Boeing 747-400.
The terminal has an area of 23,800 m2 (256,000 sq ft) and has 8 gates.
Airlines and destinations
|YTO Cargo Airlines||Karachi|
- Airport information for Kashi (ZWSH) from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
- Airport information for Kashgar, Xinjiang, China (KHG / ZWSH) at Great Circle Mapper.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-06-12. Retrieved 2016-07-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "国家对外开放的一类航空口岸——喀什国际机场_吞吐量". www.sohu.com. Retrieved 2021-05-25.
- "华夏航空4月在疆新开8条航线". Retrieved 15 July 2019.
- YTO starts weekly Kashgar-Karachi route
- Current weather for Kashi, China (ZWSH) at NOAA/NWS
- Accident history for KHG / ZWSH at Aviation Safety Network