Shihezi Huayuan Airport

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Shihezi Huayuan Airport
石河子花园机场
Shíhézi Huãyuán Jīchǎng
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Shihezi, Xinjiang, China
Opened 26 December 2015
Coordinates 44°14′30″N 85°53′28″E / 44.24167°N 85.89111°E / 44.24167; 85.89111Coordinates: 44°14′30″N 85°53′28″E / 44.24167°N 85.89111°E / 44.24167; 85.89111
Map
SHF is located in Xinjiang
SHF
SHF
Location of airport in Xinjiang
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
2,400 7,874
Source: [1]

Shihezi Huayuan Airport (Chinese: 石河子花园机场) (IATA: SHFICAO: ZWHZ) is an airport serving the city of Shihezi in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. It was moved and rebuilt at a new location 15 kilometers southwest of the city center. Construction began on May 24, 2012, after the project received final approval in April 2012. The airport is budgeted to cost 515 million yuan to rebuild.[1] The airport reopened on 26 December 2015.[2]

Facilities[edit]

Shihezi Airport has a runway that is 2,400 meters long and 45 meters wide (class 4C), a 3,000 square-meter terminal building, three parking aprons for commercial aircraft, and 40 parking spaces for general aviation aircraft. It is designed to handle 180,000 passengers and 270 tons of cargo per year by 2020.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
China Southern Airline Aksu, Beijing-Capital, Kashgar, Zhengzhou

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "石河子机场迁建工程项目奠基仪式昨顺利举行". Carnoc. 25 May 2012. Retrieved 19 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "石河子花园机场正式通航". 163.com. 26 December 2015. Retrieved 26 December 2015.