Zunyi Maotai Airport

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Zunyi Maotai Airport
遵义茅台机场
Zūnyì Máotái Jīchăng
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesRenhuai, Zunyi, Guizhou, China
LocationYinshui Village, Gaodaping Town
Opened31 October 2017
Elevation AMSL1,240 m / 4,068 ft
Coordinates27°58′05″N 106°26′20″E / 27.96806°N 106.43889°E / 27.96806; 106.43889Coordinates: 27°58′05″N 106°26′20″E / 27.96806°N 106.43889°E / 27.96806; 106.43889
Map
WMT is located in China
WMT
WMT
Location of airport in China
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 2,600 8,530
Zunyi Maotai Airport
Simplified Chinese遵义茅台机场

Zunyi Maotai Airport (IATA: WMT, ICAO: ZUMT) is an airport in Renhuai city, which is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Zunyi in Guizhou Province, China. It is located in Yinshui Village, Gaodaping Town, 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) from downtown Renhuai. The airport is named after the famous Maotai liquor produced in the nearby town of the same name. It is the second airport in Zunyi, after Zunyi Xinzhou Airport.[1][2]

Construction[edit]

Preparation for building the airport began in 2000 and the site was chosen in 2003. Construction was originally scheduled to begin in 2006, but was delayed for five years until finally starting on December 25, 2011. Construction for the airport expressway also began on the same day.[1] The airport cost 2.437 billion yuan to build. It was opened on 31 October 2017.[2]

Facilities[edit]

The airport has a runway that is 2,600 meters long and 45 meters wide (class 4C), a 15,000 square-meter terminal building, and 4 aircraft parking aprons.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Air China Beijing–Capital, Kunming, Tianjin
Chengdu Airlines Chengdu, Fuzhou, Sanya, Zhengzhou
Colorful Guizhou Airlines Guiyang, Jinan
Juneyao Airlines Changsha, Haikou, Shanghai–Hongqiao, Xi'an, Wenzhou
Kunming Airlines Kunming, Nanjing
Shenzhen Airlines Lanzhou, Shenzhen
XiamenAir Hangzhou, Wuhan, Xiamen

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 贵州茅台机场奠基 建设能标准满足737飞机需要. Sohu (in Chinese). 26 December 2011.
  2. ^ a b c "茅台机场通航 遵义成第3个有2座民航机场的城市". Sina (in Chinese). 1 November 2017.