Nanchang Changbei International Airport

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Nanchang Changbei International Airport
Nánchāng Chāngběi Guójì Jīchǎng


KHN is located in China
Location of the airport in China
Airport type Public
Serves Nanchang, Jiangxi, China
Elevation AMSL 44 m / 144 ft
Coordinates 28°51′54″N 115°54′00″E / 28.86500°N 115.90000°E / 28.86500; 115.90000
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 3,400 11,155 Concrete
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 6,811,028
Nanchang Changbei International Airport
Simplified Chinese 南昌昌北国际机场

Nanchang Changbei International Airport (IATA: KHNICAO: ZSCN) is an airport serving Nanchang, the capital of Jiangxi province, China. It is located 28 km north of Nanchang. Construction began in October 1996 and went into operation on September 10, 1999. It replaced Nanchang Xiangtang Airport which was a joint civilian and military airport. It has a runway with a length of 2800 metres and a terminal building with six gates. As of 2010, it was undergoing an expansion which includes a new terminal and a second runway.

Nanchang Changbei serves mainly mainland Chinese airports (see list below) and Hong Kong. However, in February 2004, Nanchang airport was promoted to international airport status when it commenced international flights. Scheduled and charter destinations now include Incheon International Airport, Korea.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The airport in April 2000, shortly after going into operation
Terminal interior
Airlines Destinations
Air China Beijing-Capital, Chengdu
Beijing Capital Airlines Haikou, Hohhot, Jinan, Sanya
Beijing Capital Airlines Osaka-Kansai
Cambodia Angkor Air Charter: Siem Reap
China Airlines Kaohsiung, Taipei-Taoyuan
China Eastern Airlines Beijing-Capital, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Haikou, Hailar, Kunming, Nanjing, Ningbo, Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shanghai-Pudong, Shenzhen, Xi'an, Xining, Yantai, Yinchuan, Zunyi
China Eastern Airlines Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi,[1] Kaohsiung, Taipei-Taoyuan
China Southern Airlines Changchun, Dalian, Guangzhou, Nanjing, Nanning, Ningbo, Qingdao, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Taiyuan, Zhuhai
Eastar Jet Charter : Jeju
Far Eastern Air Transport Kaohsiung
Hainan Airlines Beijing-Capital, Haikou, Harbin, Hohhot, Lanzhou, Sanya, Xiamen, Xi'an
Hong Kong Airlines Hong Kong[2]
Joy Air Hefei, Zhengzhou
Kunming Airlines Chengdu, Kunming
Qingdao Airlines Haikou, Qingdao
Ruili Airlines Kunming
Shandong Airlines Qingdao, Zhuhai
Shanghai Airlines Shanghai-Hongqiao
Shenzhen Airlines Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Haikou, Harbin, Kunming, Qingdao, Shanghai-Pudong, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Zhuhai
Shenzhen Airlines Taipei-Taoyuan
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu, Chongqing, Kunming, Ningbo
Spring Airlines Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi[3]
Thai AirAsia U-Tapao[4]
Tianjin Airlines Ganzhou, Haikou, Hohhot, Jinggangshan, Nanning, Tianjin, Wenzhou, Xiamen, Xi'an, Zhengzhou
West Air (China) Chongqing
Xiamen Airlines Chongqing, Guiyang, Shenzhen, Urumqi, Xiamen, Xi'an

Ground Transportation[edit]

Nanchang Public Transport Corporation operates two airport routes from the city. These are high profile buses with underbelly luggage compartments.

Airport Public Bus Route 1 serves between Nanchang Railway Station and the airport, with stops along Bayi Avenue, Yangming Avenue and Lushan Avenue north of Gan River. These stops include Lao-fu-shan, Nanchang Bus Station (or Ganjiang hotel across the street), Jiangxi Hotel, Hongdu Hotel, Yingshang.

Airport Public Bus Route 2 serves between the Aviation Hotel (on Hongcheng Lu, near the Hongcheng Market) and the airport. It makes one stop at the Fenghe Interchange in south Honggutan.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "国内部分城市直飞曼谷、普吉往返航线". China Eastern Airlines. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Hong Kong Airlines Adds Nanchang Service from late-April 2015". 26 March 2015. Retrieved 26 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Spring Airlines begin new service to Bangkok
  4. ^ "Thai AirAsia Adds Utapao - China Service from Sep 2015". 1 September 2015. Retrieved 1 September 2015.