Yibin Caiba Airport (Chinese: 宜宾菜坝机场) (IATA: YBP, ICAO: ZUYB) is a dual-use military and civil airport serving the city of Yibin in southern Sichuan Province of China. Located in the town of Caiba in Cuiping District, the airport was expanded twice, in 1991 and 1993.[1]

Yibin Caiba Airport


Yibīn Càibà Jīchǎng
Airport typeMilitary/public
OperatorCivil Aviation of Yibin
ServesYibin, Sichuan, China
LocationCaiba, Cuiping District
Coordinates28°48′1″N 104°32′40″E / 28.80028°N 104.54444°E / 28.80028; 104.54444Coordinates: 28°48′1″N 104°32′40″E / 28.80028°N 104.54444°E / 28.80028; 104.54444
YBP is located in Sichuan
Location of airport in Sichuan
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2,150 7,054
Statistics (2018)
Aircraft movements9,633
Cargo (metric tons)3,225.1

In 2011 Yibin Caiba Airport served 326,000 passengers, a 12.4% increase over the previous year, and 2,737.6 tons of cargo. As the airport's current location limits its capability to expand, in May 2012 the State Council of China approved the building of the new Yibin Wuliangye Airport to replace Caiba Airport.[1]

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  1. ^ a b 国务院正式批复宜宾五粮液机场迁建项目立项 (in Chinese). Carnoc. 23 May 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
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  5. ^ http://www.dcair.net/index/timetable.jhtml