Xinzhou Wutaishan Airport

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Xinzhou Wutaishan Airport
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Serves Xinzhou, Shanxi, China
Location Dingxiang
Opened 26 December 2015
Coordinates 38°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
2,600 8,530
Source: [1]
Xinzhou Wutaishan Airport
Simplified Chinese 忻州五台山机场

Xinzhou Wutaishan Airport (IATA: WUTICAO: 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]

Airlines Destinations
Beijing Capital Airlines Guilin, Haikou
China Express Airlines Chongqing, Tianjin
Shanghai Airlines Shanghai-Pudong, Yinchuan

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.