Turpan Jiaohe Airport

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Turpan Jiaohe Airport


Tǔlǔfān Jiāohé Jīchǎng
Airport typePublic
LocationTurpan, Xinjiang, China
Opened9 July 2010
Coordinates43°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: TLQ, ICAO: 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]

Air China Beijing–Capital, Hami
China Eastern Airlines Xi'an[2]
China Express Airlines Hami, Karamay, Korla, Lanzhou, Tacheng, Yining
China Southern Airlines Changsha, Guangzhou, Kashgar, Xi'an
Shanghai Airlines Shanghai–Pudong, Zhengzhou
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu, Xining

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]