Shangrao Sanqingshan Airport

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Shangrao Sanqingshan Airport
Shangrao Sanqingshan Jichang 2018.06.16 14-11-08.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesShangrao, Jiangxi, China
Opened28 May 2017
Coordinates28°22′49″N 117°57′41″E / 28.38028°N 117.96139°E / 28.38028; 117.96139Coordinates: 28°22′49″N 117°57′41″E / 28.38028°N 117.96139°E / 28.38028; 117.96139
Map
SQD is located in China
SQD
SQD
Location of airport in China
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 2,400 7,874 Concrete
Source: [1]
Shangrao Sanqingshan Airport
Simplified Chinese上饶三清山机场

Shangrao Sanqingshan Airport (IATA: SQD, ICAO: ZSSR) is an airport serving the city of Shangrao in northeastern Jiangxi, China. The airport is 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from the city center (16 km by road) and 47 kilometres (29 mi) from Mount Sanqing National Park, the World Heritage Site after which it is named. In addition to Shangrao, the airport also serves the nearby cities of Yingtan and Fuzhou, Jiangxi.[2]

The airport was approved by the State Council of China in October 2011,[1] and construction started on 8 July 2012.[2] Shangrao Sanqingshan Airport was budgeted to cost 666 million yuan to build (approximately US$105 million) and was partially funded with a $50 million loan from the World Bank. It was the first Chinese aviation project funded by the World Bank.[3]

The airport opened on 28 May 2017, with an inaugural Sichuan Airlines flight from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport.[4]

Facilities[edit]

The airport has a 2,400-meter runway and a 6,000 square-meter terminal building.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Chengdu Airlines Chengdu
China Eastern Airlines Harbin,[5] Kunming[5]
China United Airlines Beijing–Nanyuan, Huizhou
Shandong Airlines Qingdao
Shenzhen Airlines Shenzhen

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 三清山机场进入实质建设阶段
  2. ^ a b 江西上饶三清山机场正式开建. Sina (in Chinese). 9 July 2012. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
  3. ^ 上饶三清山机场获世界银行5000万美元贷款
  4. ^ "迎来首架航班 江西上饶三清山机场正式通航". Carnoc (in Chinese). 29 May 2017.
  5. ^ a b 东航3月25日起执行夏秋航季航班计划