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Dunhuang Airport

Brief Introduction

Dunhuang Airport is a Civil Aviation Airport located in the Mogao Town of Dunhuang City, Gansu Province. It is 12.7 kilometers from the downtown Dunhuang. The airport is an important tourism regional airport in China, and a major alternate airport of Urumqi International Airport. In 2014, Dunhuang Airport served a total of 325,858 passengers.


Name: Dunhuang Airport
Simplified Chinese: 敦煌机场
Traditional Chinese: 敦煌機場
Address: Mogao Town of Dunhuang City
Telephone number: 86-937-8866133
Operator: Dunhuang Airport Co.,Ltd
Build Time: 1982
Airport type: Civil Aviation Airport
Number of runways: 1
Passengers handling capacity: 390,163 passengers(2015)
Cargo handling capacity: 431.7 tons(2014)


Dunhuang Airport was first built in 1982 and the rate was 3C. The airport went through expansions in 1989, 1999 and 2007. It became an 4C civil airport.
In March 2015, Dunhuang Airport was approved to open international airlines.

Airlines and destinations

Dunhuang Airport serves 48 domestic domestic and international flights. It transfers about 4 millions passengers annually.

Domestic Flight
Air China: Beijing-Capital, Korla
China Eastern Airlines: Beijing-Capital, Huatugou, Guangzhou, Lanzhou, Shanghai-Pudong, Xi'an, Xining
China Express Airlines: Chongqing, Jiayuguan, Lanzhou
China Southern Airlines: Urumqi, Xi'an, Xining
HK Express: Hong Kong
Sichuan Airlines: Chengdu, Lanzhou
Tianjin Airlines: Urumqi, Xi'an

Dunhuang Airport Photo

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The airport bus runs from Dunhuang Airport and Dunhuang Hotel. The internal time is about 20 minutes. The cost is 15RMB.

It will take about 20 minutes from Dunhuang city center to Dunhuang Airport and the cost is about 40RMB.

Passenger Guide

Domestic Departure
Domestic Check-in ==>Security Check ==>Domestic Concourse==>Boarding

Domestic Arrival
Gate Arrival==>Domestic Arrival Access ==>Luggage Claim==>Arrival Hall

Transfer Process
Domestic Airline transit Domestic Airline
After Arrival==>Baggage Claim==>Domestic Check-in==> Security Check==>Domestic Concourse==>Boarding

Useful Numbers

Information Center: 86-937-8866133
Ticket Counter: 86-937-8822389
Freight Office: 86-937-8866127