China | Xian | Zhangjiajie

Flight – Xian to Zhangjiajie

China Discovery Tour

Xian | Zhangjiajie | China

06 Jan 2020 | Mon

Day 10 of 18

  • Xian Muslim Quarter
  • Xian Ancient City Wall
  • Lunch | Restaurant near Big Wild Goose Pagoda
  • Da Cien Temple – Big Wild Goose Pagoda
  • Flight | Xian to Zhangjiajie
  • Meet Zhangjiajie Tour Guide (Wendy) & Driver
  • Pullman Zhangjiajie Hotel

Flight | Xian to Zhangjiajie

Xi’an Xianyang International Airport

We were very sad to say goodbye to our amazing guide, Rainbow. She (along with our driver) was one of our favorites while visiting China. She took great care of us and made sure we had everything needed to make our flight to Zhangjiajie.

Xi’an Xianyang International Airport

Xi’an Xianyang International Airport (IATA: XIY, ICAO: ZLXY) is the main airport serving Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, as well as the whole Guanzhong area. Covering an area of 5 square kilometres (1.9 sq mi), it is the largest airport in Northwest China, and the second largest airport in Northern China. The airport was the hub for China Northwest Airlines until the company was merged into China Eastern Airlines in 2002. Xi’an Airport is also the hub for Joy Air and Hainan Airlines. Xi’an Xianyang International Airport is a Skytrax 4-star airport.

In 2018, the airport handled 44,650,000 passengers, making it the busiest airport in northwest China. It is the ninth busiest airport nationwide. Xi’an Xianyang International Airport was also the nation’s 9th busiest airport in terms of cargo traffic and the 7th busiest airport by traffic movements.

– Wikipedia Xi’an Xianyang International Airport

Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport

Our previous two flights were with China Southern Airlines, but this time we flew on China Eastern Airlines. We had another great flight, we just hate late arrival to Zhangjiajie (10 pm).

We were met by our guide (Wendy) and driver and quickly got on our way to our hotel -Pullman Zhangjiajie Hotel (which was about one hour away).

Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport

Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport is an airport serving Zhangjiajie, Hunan, People’s Republic of China (IATA: DYG, ICAO: ZGDY). The airport is located in Huhua village in Yongding District of Zhangjiajie. It is the second largest airport in Hunan, after Changsha Huanghua Airport, and the only international airport in the Wuling Mountains region. As of 2019 it has a capacity of 5 million passengers, 19,000 tons of cargo and 45,000 aircraft movements.

– Wikipedia Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport

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