Zhongwei Shapotou Airport

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Zhongwei Shapotou Airport
Airport type Public
Operator China West Airport Group
Location Zhongwei, Ningxia, China
Elevation AMSL 2,500 m / 8,202 ft
Coordinates 37°34′22″N 105°09′16″E / 37.57278°N 105.15444°E / 37.57278; 105.15444Coordinates: 37°34′22″N 105°09′16″E / 37.57278°N 105.15444°E / 37.57278; 105.15444
Website www.westaport.com
ZHY is located in China
Location of airport in China
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 2,800 9,186 Concrete
Zhongwei Shapotou Airport
Simplified Chinese 中卫沙坡头机场

Zhongwei Shapotou Airport (IATA: ZHYICAO: ZLZW) is an airport serving the city of Zhongwei in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China. It is located 9 kilometers northwest of the city. The airport cost 370 million yuan to build and started operation on 26 December 2008.[1][2] It was originally called Zhongwei Xiangshan Airport (中卫香山机场), but adopted the current name in August 2012 to promote the local tourist attraction Shapotou.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Chengdu Airlines Chengdu
China Eastern Airlines Nanjing[4]
Juneyao Airlines Shanghai-Pudong, Xi'an
Sichuan Airlines Beijing-Capital, Urumqi

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "中卫香山机场". China West Airport Group. Archived from the original on October 3, 2011. 
  2. ^ "宁夏中卫机场26日正式通航". Sina. 26 December 2008. Retrieved 10 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "中卫香山机场更名为"中卫沙坡头机场"". Carnoc. 10 August 2012. Retrieved 10 August 2012. 
  4. ^ [1]

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