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Yuncheng Guangong Airport (Chinese: 运城关公机场) (IATA: YCU, ICAO: ZBYC) is an airport serving the city of Yuncheng in Shanxi Province, China. It is located in Zhangxiao Village, Taocun Town, 11 kilometers northeast of the city center, and is commonly called Yuncheng Zhangxiao Airport (Chinese: 运城张孝机场).[1] The official name refers to Guan Gong, a revered hero of ancient China who was from the Yuncheng area. In 2010 Yuncheng Airport served more than 600,000 passengers, ranking 62nd among all airports in China.[1]

Yuncheng Guangong Airport

运城关公机场

Yùnchéng Guāngōng Jīchǎng
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesYuncheng, Shanxi, China
LocationZhangxiao Village
Coordinates35°07′00″N 111°02′23″E / 35.11667°N 111.03972°E / 35.11667; 111.03972Coordinates: 35°07′00″N 111°02′23″E / 35.11667°N 111.03972°E / 35.11667; 111.03972
Websitewww.ycport.com
Map
YCU is located in Shanxi
YCU
YCU
Location of airport in Shanxi
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 3,000 9,843
Statistics (2018)
Passengers2,052,654
Aircraft movements34,630
Cargo (metric tons)5,081.2

HistoryEdit

The airport was opened in February 2005, and expansion was started in May 2007 and completed in August 2008, with a total investment of 350 million yuan.[1] On 9 May 2012, a new 25,000 square-meter terminal building was opened, ten times the size of the original building.[2]

FacilitiesEdit

Yuncheng Airport has a runway that is 3000 meters long and 60 meters wide (class 4D), and seven aircraft parking aprons.[1] It has a 25,000 square-meter terminal building that was opened in May 2012. It is designed to serve 1.2 million passengers and 8000 tons of cargo per year, with a peak capacity of 875 passengers per hour.[2]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "About Yuncheng Airport". Yuncheng Airport. 2011-11-17.
  2. ^ a b "运城关公机场新航站楼5月9日正式投入试运行". Carnoc. 2012-05-10.
  3. ^ (in Chinese) Yuncheng airport website. Flight schedule
  4. ^ "Air China adds Yuncheng - Hong Kong seasonal service from July 2017". routesonline. Retrieved 26 June 2017.
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