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Jiuzhaigou Huanglong Airport

Jiuzhaigou Huanglong Airport
Airport information
 Location of the airport in Sichuan
Airport typePublic
OperatorSichuan Jiuzhaihuanglong Airport Company Limited
Elevation3448 m (11311 ft)

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Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport ( ) also known as Jiuzhaigou Airport ( ) and Jiuzhaigou Huanglong Airport is an airport in Songpan, Sichuan, People’s Republic of China . This airport serves two major scenic places of interest in this area, namely Huanglong (53 km away) and Jiuzhaigou (88 km away). It is 3447.65m above sea level and is the airport with the 3rd highest altitude in the People's Republic of China (after Lhasa and Qamdo airports).

Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport is about 240 kilometers (40 minutes' flight) from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, the major airport in Southwestern China.

Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport started flights on September 28, 2003. It has one runway of length 3200m and width 60m.

Due to the elevation (3448 m/11,311 ft), some passengers may experience symptoms of altitude sickness. This should be taken into consideration when planning to fly into or out of Jiuzhai Huanglong airport. The first aid center at the airport has small canisters of oxygen and Tibetan herbal medicine for sale.

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