Turpan Jiaohe Airport

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Turpan Jiaohe Airport
Tǔlǔfān Jiāohé Jīchǎng
Airport type Public
Location Turpan, Xinjiang, China
Opened 9 July 2010
Coordinates 43°1′50″N 89°6′2″E / 43.03056°N 89.10056°E / 43.03056; 89.10056Coordinates: 43°1′50″N 89°6′2″E / 43.03056°N 89.10056°E / 43.03056; 89.10056
ZWTP is located in Xinjiang
Location of airport in Xinjiang
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 2,800 9,186

Turpan Jiaohe Airport (Chinese: 吐鲁番交河机场) (IATA: TLQICAO: ZWTP) is an airport serving the city of Turpan in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. It is located 10 kilometers northwest of the city, and named after the Jiaohe Ruins. First built in the 1950s but out of use by the 1970s, the airport was relocated and rebuilt at the current site starting May 2009, with an investment of 430 million yuan. Turpan Airport was reopened on 9 July 2010.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air China Hami, Beijing–Capital
China Southern Airlines Changsha, Guangzhou, Yinchuan[2]

Ground transportation[edit]

The Turpan North Railway Station of the Lanzhou–Ürümqi High-Speed Railway, opened in November 2014, is located within 500 m from the airport.[3]

See also[edit]