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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
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


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  1. ^ a b "中卫香山机场". China West Airport Group. Archived from the original on October 3, 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  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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