Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport

Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport is located in Hehua Village, Yongding District, Zhangjiajie City, Hunan Province, China. It is around 10 km from the city proper and 40km from Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area.The airport has served many tourists traveling to the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park,Tianmen Mountain and Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon since 1994. When first built, it was named Dayong Airport, but later renamed as Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport. The airport was officially opened to traffic on August 18, 1994. It is a nice, modern regional airport where facilities and standards were greatly improved in 2019, and are now meeting a good international quality level. The airport plays an important role in the development of the tourism industry in Zhangjiajie.

Basic Facts about Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport

Chinese Name张家界荷花国际机场Terminal Area46500 m² (by June, 2019)
English NameZhangjiajie Hehua International AirportAircraft stands21(by June, 2019)
Airport CodeIATA:DYG,ICAO:ZGDYLength of runway2600 m (1runway by June, 2019)
Date of openingAugust 18, 1994Accecible city28 (by October, 2019)
Airfield Area Class4DPassenger throughput2,870,800 (2019)
TypeCivil Transport AirportCargo throughput1,700 (2019)
Affiliated areaZhangjiajie City, Hunan Province, ChinaLanding and Take off25,500 (2019)
Regional managementCAAC Central and Southern Regional AdministrationOperating department湖南省机场管理集团有限公司张家界荷花国际机场分公司

Airlines and Destinations

Air BusanBusan
Air ChinaBeijing–Capital, Chengdu
Air GuilinHaikou, Jinan, Xuzhou
Air SeoulSeoul–Incheon (suspended)
China Eastern AirlinesShanghai–Pudong, Xi'an
China Express AirlinesChangsha
China Southern AirlinesBangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Beijing–Daxing, Changsha, Changzhou, Guangzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Harbin, Jieyang, Shenzhen, Shijiazhuang, Taipei–Taoyuan, Xining, Yinchuan, Zhengzhou
Joy AirChangsha, Hengyang
Juneyao AirlinesChongqing, Dalian, Kunming, Nanjing, Shanghai–Pudong, Wenzhou
Korean AirSeoul–Incheon
Qingdao AirlinesNantong
Shanghai AirlinesBusan, Lanzhou, Shanghai–Pudong
Sichuan AirlinesCheongju, Daegu, Jieyang, Muan, Osaka–Kansai,Tianjin, Wenzhou, Xi'an
Spring AirlinesShanghai–Pudong
Sriwijaya AirCharter: Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta
T'way AirDaegu
VietJet AirSeasonal: Ho Chi Minh City

Zhangjiajie Flight Route Map

Zhangjiajie Flight Route Map

Airport Express

Pick-up PointOperating Hours and DurationFare
Post Office Building
Zhangjiajie International Hotel
From first arrival flight to 00:00

Duration: 20 minutes - 40 minutes
Free with boarding pass or flight ticket

Shuttle Bus between Zhangjiajie Airport and Civil Aviation Hotel

Pick-up Point: outside the Arrival Hall, 1F, T2     Operating Hours: according to the flight schedules

Duration: 20 minutesTicket                                  Fare: Free

Information Hotline: +86 0744 8322328

Airport Bus

LineMain Pick-up PointOperating HoursFair
401市国税局 (Zhangjiajie Tax Bureau), 市旅游局(Zhangjiajie City Tourism Administration), 紫舞公园 (Ziwu Park), 市人民医院 (Zhangjiajie City People's Hospital)06: 10 - 19:301-2 yuan (RMB)
402甘溪桥 (Ganxi Bridge), 烈士公园 Lie Shi Gong Yuan (Martyr Memorial Park), 凤湾大桥 (Fengwan Bridge)05:40 - 19:301-2 yuan (RMB)

The bus station is about 500 meters from the airport.

Route: Airport Road -- Dacheng Shanshui International Hotel -- Nanzhuangping Viaduct -- Lishui Bridge -- Post Office Building (stop off site) -- Ziwu West Road -- Zhangjiajie International Hotel -- direct return to the airport

Stops: Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport, Post Office Building, Zhangjiajie International Hotel.

City Bus: No. 4 (loop line)

Route: Airport – Tianmen Middle Shool – Ganxiqiao Roundabout – Municipal Government – Nanzhuang Road – Nanzhuang Grand Market – Lishui Bridge – Postal Office Building – City Procuratorate – Ziwu Park – Libin Primary School – Fengwan Road Intersection – China Construction Bank – Wenchang Pavilion – Xinyijia Supermarket – Hualian Mall – Crossing Street – Dongmenqiao – Guanyin Bridge – Guanliping Roundabout – Tianmen Mountain Cable Car Station – Ganxiqiao Roundabout – Tianmen Middle School – Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport

Operating Hours: 06:30 – 21:30Ticket Fare: CNY1-2


Taxi drivers here usually don’t use taximeters CNY 15-25 is made to Zhangjiajie Railway Station or Central Bus Station, while it costs CNY120-150 to Wulingyuan Scenic Area.

Zhanjiajie Hehua International Airport to Zhangjiajie City and Back

To get to Zhangjiajie City from Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport is simple: there are lots of taxis that will cost between 20 and 40 yuan. You may have to bargain a little as the drivers don't use meters.

You can also take bus number 4 which costs 2 yuan and operates between 6:30am and 9:30pm. It leaves from right outside the airport every 15 minutes.

Zhangjiajie Tour Guide can also help arrange a transfer for you if this is easier. We can arrange a driver to take you to your hotel and back, for a hassle-free airport transfer! Just contact us here.

Getting to Wulingyuan District (Zhangjiajie National Forset Park) and Back

To get to Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area (in Wulingyuan District), which includes Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, you can also take bus number 4 (for 2 yuan) to the Central Bus Station, where you can take a bus all the way to Wulingyuan Town for 12 yuan. Both of these buses operate between 6:30am and 9:30pm.

You can also take a taxi from Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport to Wulingyuan. This should set you back between 120 and 160 yuan.

Zhangjiajie Tour Guide can also help arrange a transfer for you if this is easier or if you need help. We can arrange a driver to take you to the national park or your Wulingyuan hotel and back. Just contact us here.

 Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport

Airport Contact

Airport ticket sales: 0744-8238465

Airport freight: 0744-8238383

Airport complaints: 13974489900

Airport enquiry: 0744-8238417

Handle temporary flight certificate: 0744-8238018

VIP front desk: 1397443871

Fire alarm telephone: 0744-8218119

Police reception center: 0744-8868110

Airport medical: 0744-8238493

Luggage enquiry: 0744-8238377

Touring Zhangjiajie with Us

Zhangjiajie is really a once-in-a-lifetime destination. We've got plenty of Zhangjiajie tours depending on how much time you have and how active you want to be.

We can take you around for four full days to explore everything these gorgeous mountains have to offer, or take you on a one-day tour of the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon (top highlight is the glass bridge) and Baofeng Lake.

And of course, tours can be tailored to your needs. Please contact us here if you've got any special requests or requirements.

Please feel free to share with us your tour ideas, or you can get some inspiration from our sample Zhangjiajie itineraries:

3-day Zhangjiajie National Forest Park Tour 

4-day Zhangjiajie National Forest Park & Tianmen Mountain Tour

4-day Zhangjiajie National Park Glass Bridge & Tianmen Mountain Tour

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