Xinzhou Wutaishan Airport

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Xinzhou Wutaishan Airport
Summary
Airport typeMilitary/Public
ServesXinzhou, Shanxi, China
LocationDingxiang
Opened26 December 2015
Coordinates38°35′57″N 112°58′04″E / 38.59917°N 112.96778°E / 38.59917; 112.96778Coordinates: 38°35′57″N 112°58′04″E / 38.59917°N 112.96778°E / 38.59917; 112.96778
Map
WUT is located in Shanxi
WUT
WUT
Location of airport in Shanxi
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2,600 8,530
Source: [1]
Xinzhou Wutaishan Airport
Simplified Chinese忻州五台山机场

Xinzhou Wutaishan Airport (IATA: WUT, ICAO: ZBXZ), formerly Dingxiang Airport, is a civilian and military dual-use airport in Dingxiang County, Shanxi Province, China. It serves the city of Xinzhou and Wutaishan, a Buddhist sacred mountain and World Heritage Site. The airport is located 33 kilometers from Xinzhou. Construction started in June 2010 with a total investment of 476 million yuan,[1] and the airport was opened on 26 December 2015.[2][3]

Facilities[edit]

The airport has one runway that is 2,600 meters long and 45 meters wide, and a 4,000 square meter terminal building. It is projected to handle 350,000 passengers annually by 2020.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Air Guilin Haikou, Shenyang
Beijing Capital Airlines Hangzhou, Lanzhou, Qingdao
China Eastern Airlines
operated by Shanghai Airlines
Shanghai–Pudong, Yinchuan
China Express Airlines Chongqing, Tianjin
China Southern Airlines Guangzhou
GX Airlines Guilin, Haikou
XiamenAir Changsha, Xiamen

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "山西五台山机场奠基". CAAC Journal. 2010-06-10.
  2. ^ "五台山机场建设工程全面加速". Shanxi Ribao. 2014-07-04.
  3. ^ "山西五台山机场正式通航". Xinhua.net. 2015-12-29.