Linfen Qiaoli Airport

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Linfen Qiaoli Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesLinfen, Shanxi, China
LocationQiaoli, Yaodu District
Opened1 January 1960
Coordinates36°7′54″N 111°39′29″E / 36.13167°N 111.65806°E / 36.13167; 111.65806Coordinates: 36°7′54″N 111°39′29″E / 36.13167°N 111.65806°E / 36.13167; 111.65806
Map
LFQ is located in Shanxi
LFQ
LFQ
Location of airport in Shanxi
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 2,600 8,530
Source: [1]
Linfen Qiaoli Airport
Simplified Chinese临汾乔李机场

Linfen Qiaoli Airport (IATA: LFQ, ICAO: 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]

AirlinesDestinations
Air China Beijing-Capital, Hangzhou, Wuhan
Air Guilin Guilin, Hohhot
Beijing Capital Airlines Kunming
China Southern Airlines Guangzhou, Nanjing
Shanghai Airlines Shanghai-Pudong, Yinchuan

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 临汾机场有望明年年底试航
  2. ^ "临汾乔李机场". Carnic. Retrieved 25 June 2017.
  3. ^ 山西临汾市乔李民航机场有望复航
  4. ^ 中国航油山西分公司圆满完成临汾机场首航供油任务