Kuqa Qiuci Airport

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Kuqa Qiuci Airport
Kùchē Qiūcí Jīchǎng
Airport type Public
Serves Kuqa, Xinjiang, China
Elevation AMSL 1,074 m / 3,524 ft
Coordinates 41°43′05″N 082°59′13″E / 41.71806°N 82.98694°E / 41.71806; 82.98694
KCA is located in Xinjiang
Location of airport in Xinjiang
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2,600 8,530
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 269,995
Aircraft movements 3,309
Cargo (metric tons) 589.3
Source: CAAC[1] [2][3][4]

Kuqa Qiuci Airport (Chinese: 库车龟兹机场; pinyin: Kùchē Qiūcí Jīchǎng) (IATA: KCAICAO: ZWKC) is an airport serving Kuqa County in Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China.[3] It is located 38 kilometers from the city. The airport was first built in 1939, but ceased operation in 1998. In 2009 it was moved and rebuilt at its current location with an investment of 333 million yuan, and was reopened in 2011 under the new name Kuqa Qiuci Airport, after the ancient kingdom based in Kuqa.[2]


The airport is situated at an elevation of 1,074 metres (3,524 ft) above mean sea level. It has one runway which measures 2,600 metres (8,530 ft).[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
China Southern Airlines Ürümqi
Tianjin Airlines Ürümqi

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