Kuqa Qiuci Airport

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Kuqa Qiuci Airport
库车龟兹机场
Kùchē Qiūcí Jīchǎng
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesKuqa, Xinjiang, China
Elevation AMSL1,074 m / 3,524 ft
Coordinates41°43′05″N 082°59′13″E / 41.71806°N 82.98694°E / 41.71806; 82.98694
Map
KCA is located in Xinjiang
KCA
KCA
Location of airport in Xinjiang
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2,600 8,530
Statistics (2015)
Passengers269,995
Aircraft movements3,309
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: KCA, ICAO: 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]

Facilities[edit]

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]

AirlinesDestinations
China Express Airlines Yining
China Southern Airlines Urumqi
Tianjin Airlines Urumqi
Urumqi Air Urumqi, Shache

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.caac.gov.cn/XXGK/XXGK/TJSJ/201603/P020160331391016414029.xls
  2. ^ a b c "新疆库车新机场近期通航 更名库车龟兹机场". Carnoc. 2011-09-06.
  3. ^ a b Airport information for Kuqa, Xinjiang, China (KCA / ZWKC) at Great Circle Mapper.
  4. ^ Airports in China Archived 2011-09-03 at the Wayback Machine. at AirfieldMaps.co.uk

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