Zhongwei Shapotou Airport

Zhongwei Shapotou Airport (IATA: ZHY, ICAO: 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]

Zhongwei Shapotou Airport
Zhongwei Shapotou Airport.jpg
Airport typePublic
OperatorChina West Airport Group
LocationZhongwei, Ningxia, China
Elevation AMSL1,240 m / 4,068 ft
Coordinates37°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
ZHY is located in China
Location of airport in China
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 2,800 9,186 Concrete
Zhongwei Shapotou Airport
Simplified Chinese中卫沙坡头机场

Airlines and destinationsEdit

Chengdu Airlines Chengdu, Shijiazhuang
China Express Airlines Hohhot
GX Airlines Changsha
Juneyao Airlines Shanghai–Pudong, Xi'an
Sichuan Airlines Beijing–Capital, Chongqing, Urumqi
Spring Airlines Shanghai–Pudong
XiamenAir Fuzhou, Xi'an

See alsoEdit


  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.

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