Haibei Qilian Airport (Chinese: 海北祁连机场) (IATA: HBQ) is an airport serving Qilian County in Haibei Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai province, China. It is located 35 kilometres (22 mi) east of the county seat of Qilian. Construction began in July 2014, with an estimated investment of 1.203 billion yuan.[1] Qilian airport was opened on 28 August 2018. It is the seventh civil airport in Qinghai.[2]

Haibei Qilian Airport

海北祁连机场

Qílián Jīchǎng
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesQilian, Qinghai, China
Elevation AMSL3,163 m / 10,377 ft
Coordinates38°00′43″N 100°38′38″E / 38.012°N 100.644°E / 38.012; 100.644Coordinates: 38°00′43″N 100°38′38″E / 38.012°N 100.644°E / 38.012; 100.644
Map
HBQ is located in Qinghai
HBQ
HBQ
Location of airport in Qinghai
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
3,400 11,155
Source: [1]

Qilian Airport is a high-altitude airport located on the Tibetan Plateau, with an elevation of 3,163 metres (10,377 ft) above sea level.[3]

FacilitiesEdit

The airport has a 3,400-meter runway, a 3,000 square-meter terminal building, and four aircraft parking places.[1]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

AirlinesDestinations
China Eastern Airlines Xining

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "青海省新建祁连民用机场项目获国家批复". Carnoc. 20 September 2014.
  2. ^ Li, Zezhong (2018-08-28). "天境通天途 青海海北祁连机场竣工投运". Carnoc. Retrieved 2018-09-18.
  3. ^ Yin, Yaozeng (2018-08-28). "镶嵌在祁连大草原的现代化空港——祁连机场". Qinghai Daily. Retrieved 2018-09-18.