Linfen Qiaoli Airport

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Linfen Qiaoli Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Linfen, Shanxi, China
Location Qiaoli, Yaodu District
Opened 1 January 1960
Coordinates 36°2′35″N 111°29′48″E / 36.04306°N 111.49667°E / 36.04306; 111.49667Coordinates: 36°2′35″N 111°29′48″E / 36.04306°N 111.49667°E / 36.04306; 111.49667
Map
LFQ is located in Shanxi
LFQ
LFQ
Location of airport in Shanxi
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
2,600 8,530
Source: [1]
Linfen Qiaoli Airport
Simplified Chinese 临汾乔李机场

Linfen Qiaoli Airport (IATA: LFQICAO: ZBLF)[2] is an airport serving the city of Linfen in Shanxi Province, China. It is located near the town of Qiaoli in Yaodu District, 15 kilometers from the city center. The airport was first built in 1958 and opened on 1 January 1960, but ceased operations in fall 1965.[3] Construction started again in September 2010 to expand and reopen the airport with an investment of 446 million yuan, and it was originally projected to open in late 2011.[1]

Linfen Airport opened to commercial traffic on 25 January 2016. Tianjin Airlines flies four times a week on the routing Haikou - Linfen - Hohhot.[4]

Facilities[edit]

The airport will have one runway that is 2,600 meters long and 45 meters wide, and a 4,200 square meter terminal building. It is projected to handle 430,000 passengers annually by 2020.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
China Eastern Airlines Kunming, Qingdao
Tianjin Airlines Haikou, Hohhot

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