Get to Gansu by airUpdated: 2013-11-02
( chinadaily.com.cn )
Lanzhou Zhongchuan Airport (ZGC) is located about 70 kilometers (43.5 miles) from the downtown area. More than 30 airlines connect Lanzhou to the outside world, with daily flights to and from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Xi'an. The direct daily flights to and from Lhasa now is available and the whole flight lasts only 3.5 hours. Flights to major cities like Tianjin, Chengdu, Chongqing, Nanjing, Kunming, Hangzhou, Taiyuan, Jinan, Changsha, Haikou, Wuhan, Wenzhou,Xiamen, Zhuhai, Shenyang and international and regional flights to Okinawa, Singapore, and Hong Kong are also available from Lanzhou Zhongchuan Airport.
Jiuquan Dingxin Airport is located in Dingxin town of Jinta county, operating three flights a week to Beijing. Jiuquan Bus Station offers buses in the morning to the airport.
Jiayuguan Airport (JGA) is located 12km away from the city center. Passengers can easily take taxi or airport shuttle bus between the downtown city area and the airport. The airport offers flights to Lanzhou, Xi'an and Beijing.
Zhangye Airport has been in use since November, 2011. It is about 13km to the south of the city. Currently, it only has flights between Xian and Zhangte via Lanzhou every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Qingyang Airport lies 8 kilometers (5 miles) northwest of Xifeng district, operating flights to Lanzhou Zhongchuan Airport, Xi'an Xianyang International Airport and Tianjin Binhai Airport.