Zhangjiakou Ningyuan Airport, also known as the Zhangjiakou Air Base or Zhangjiakou Air Force Base, is the airport serving the city of Zhangjiakou, in the People's Republic of China's Hebei Province. It was originally an air force base of the Beijing Military Region. It operates as both a military and a public airport. It is situated approximately 8km southeast of Zhangjiakou's center. The airport first underwent renovations to convert it into a dual-use airport in May 2010, at an estimated total cost of 450 million yuan, and was opened to the public in June 2013. The airport has a class 4C runway that is 2,500m long and 45m wide, and can accommodate Boeing 737, Airbus A320, and other large aircraft. Zhangjiakou Airport has the capacity to handle 200,000 passengers, as well as 900 tons of cargo annually. The airport is under the management of Zhangjiakou Airport Limited and People's Liberation Army Force.
As Zhangjiakou Ningyuan Airport only started offering commercial flights fairly recently, it is still a developing airport. The main airport serving Hebei province is the Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport, which is a focus city for China Eastern Airlines and Spring Airlines. It operates flights to and from domestic airports and limited international destinations, particularly to Seoul in South Korea, Taipei in Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Other airports nearby Zhangjiakou are Beijing Capital International Airport in the ChaoYang District of Beijing, Tianjin Binhai International Airport in Dongli District, Tianjin, Hohhot Baita International Airport in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, and Beijing Nanyuan Airport in Fengtai District Beijing.
Though it does not have its own international airport, Zhangjiakou has a lot to offer tourists from all over the world. Those who love to love the snow and want to go skiing can do so at the Wanlong Ski Resort, located in Honghualian, east of Choli Country in the city. Visitors can also tour the Xiao Wutai Shan Nature Reserve, the Qing-era haunting ground Bashang Prairie, and several ancient temples and pagodas.
Zhangjiakou is also the location of the Dajing gate, which is the only gate of the Great Wall of China.
Other things to do in Hebei province is to discover the architectural beauty Anji Bridge, which is the world's oldest open-spandrel stone segmental arch bridge, constructed in years 595-605 in the Sui dynasty. The Chengde Mountain Resort is also worth a visit, as it is a large complex consisting of imperial palaces and gardens in the city of Chengde.
There is currently no available information regarding the airport's terminal's.
Services and Facilities
Zhangjiakou Ningyuan Airport works with three airlines to provide domestic flights for its passengers. China Eastern Airlines offers flights to Shanghai Pudong International Airport, which is the main international airport serving Shanghai, and to Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport, the primary international airport serving Shijiazhuang also in Hebei province. Hebei Airlines also offers flights to Shijiazhuang. On the other hand, Spring Airlines provides flights to and from Shenyang Taoxian International Airport serving Shenyang, the capital of Liaoning province, and to Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport, serving Shenzhen, Guangdong.