Kashgar Airport

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Kashgar Airport


Kāshí Jīchǎng
قەشقەر ئايروپورتى
Kashgar airport 9619.jpg
Airport typePublic
Opened10 March 1954; 69 years ago (1954-03-10)
Elevation AMSL4,529 ft / 1,380 m
Coordinates39°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 (2021)
Aircraft movements19,104
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Kashgar Airport (simplified Chinese: 喀什机场; traditional Chinese: 喀什機場; pinyin: Kāshí Jīchǎng; Uyghur: 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),[1][4] a city in Uyghur autonomous region of Xinjiang in the People's Republic of China.[2]

The airport opened on 10 March 1954. In 2006 the first international flights started.[4]


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] suitable for serving aircraft such as the Boeing 747-400.[4]

The terminal has an area of 23,800 m2 (256,000 sq ft) and has 8 gates.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Air China Beijing–Capital, Chengdu–Shuangliu, Ürümqi
China Eastern Airlines Ngari, Ürümqi, Xi'an
China Express Airlines Aksu,[5] Bole, Karamay, Korla, Shache, Tumxuk[5]
China Southern Airlines Aksu, Altay, Beijing–Daxing, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Hotan, Korla, Turpan, Ürümqi, Wuhan, Xi'an, Yining, Zhengzhou
Chongqing Airlines Aksu,[6] Chongqing[6]
Hainan Airlines Shenzhen, Ürümqi, Zhengzhou[7]
Loong Air Guangzhou,[8] Zhengzhou[8]
Lucky Air Ngari, Ürümqi
Qingdao Airlines Hotan,[9] Lanzhou[9]
Shandong Airlines Jinan, Ürümqi
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu–Shuangliu, Ürümqi
Spring Airlines Lanzhou
Tianjin Airlines Ürümqi
Urumqi Air Chengdu–Tianfu,[7] Lanzhou, Ürümqi, Zhengzhou
West Air Turpan,[7] Xining,[10] Zhengzhou[10]


YTO Cargo Airlines Karachi[11]

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. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-06-12. Retrieved 2016-07-17.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ a b c d "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.
  5. ^ a b "华夏航空4月在疆新开8条航线". Retrieved 15 July 2019.
  6. ^ a b "【换季抢先看】收好这份换季航线表,自在出行不用愁". Retrieved November 7, 2022.
  7. ^ a b c "Hainan Airlines / HNA Group Carriers NW22 Network Additions". Aeroroutes. Retrieved 11 November 2022.
  8. ^ a b "大美中国 浙里出发 | 盘点冬航季新变化,点击查看". Retrieved December 10, 2022.
  9. ^ a b "【回国航班】南航12月航班计划、青岛航空2022-2023冬春航季航线网络". Retrieved December 22, 2022.
  10. ^ a b "青海民航进入冬航季". Retrieved January 5, 2023.
  11. ^ YTO starts weekly Kashgar-Karachi route

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