Datong Yungang Airport

Datong Yungang Airport (Chinese: 大同云冈机场) (IATA: DAT, ICAO: ZBDT) is an airport serving the city of Datong in Shanxi Province, China. It is located north of the town of Beijiazao in Datong County, 15.2 kilometers from the city center.[3]

Datong Yungang Airport

大同云冈机场

Dàtóng Yúngāng Jīchǎng
Old Terminal Building of Datong Yungang Airport.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorShanxi Civil Airport Group
ServesDatong, Shanxi, China
LocationBeijiazao
Elevation AMSL1,054 m / 3,458 ft
Coordinates40°03′37″N 113°28′55″E / 40.06028°N 113.48194°E / 40.06028; 113.48194Coordinates: 40°03′37″N 113°28′55″E / 40.06028°N 113.48194°E / 40.06028; 113.48194
Websitesxairport.org.cn
Map
DAT is located in Shanxi
DAT
DAT
Location of airport in Shanxi
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 3,000 9,843 Concrete
Statistics (2018)
Passengers1,016,273
Aircraft movements28,216
Cargo (metric tons)1,615.2
Source: CAAC[1][2]

Construction of Datong Airport began in 2001 with a total investment of 290 million yuan,[2] and the airport was opened in January 2006. The airport is currently being expanded.[4] Originally called Datong Beijiazao Airport (大同倍加造机场), it was renamed to Yungang in August 2012, after the nearby Yungang Grottoes, a World Heritage Site and popular tourist attraction.[3]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

AirlinesDestinations
Air China Beijing–Capital
Air Guilin Dalian, Guilin
China Eastern Airlines Guangzhou, Shanghai–Pudong, Taiyuan, Wuhan
China Express Airlines Chongqing, Dalian
China United Airlines Beijing–Daxing, Yinchuan
Kunming Airlines Changsha, Kunming,[5] Taiyuan
Lanmei Airlines Siem Reap[6]
Loong Air Hangzhou, Qinhuangdao
Shandong Airlines Harbin, Jinan,[7] Lanzhou, Qingdao, Xiamen, Xining[7]
Shenzhen Airlines Hefei, Nanjing, Shenyang,[8] Shenzhen, Xi'an[8]
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu, Taiyuan
Tianjin Airlines Tianjin, Urumqi

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-06-12. Retrieved 2016-07-25.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b "大同倍加皂机场". Archived from the original on 2012-04-25. Retrieved 2011-10-15.
  3. ^ a b Liu Junqing (22 August 2012). 山西大同机场更名为大同云冈机场. Carnoc (in Chinese). Retrieved 22 August 2012.
  4. ^ "Official web site". Archived from the original on 2012-04-25. Retrieved 2011-10-15.
  5. ^ http://www.caacnews.com.cn/1/6/201903/t20190318_1269451.html
  6. ^ "Lanmei Airlines further expands China network June - August 2019". Routeonline. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  7. ^ a b http://www.sohu.com/a/324753456_115635
  8. ^ a b http://jtys.sz.gov.cn/ydmh/jtzx_2259/zyhy_1510/201903/t20190314_16683980.htm