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 Area||46500 m² (by June, 2019)|
|English Name||Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport||Aircraft stands||21(by June, 2019)|
|Airport Code||IATA：DYG，ICAO：ZGDY||Length of runway||2600 m (1runway by June, 2019)|
|Date of opening||August 18, 1994||Accecible city||28 (by October, 2019)|
|Airfield Area Class||4D||Passenger throughput||2,870,800 (2019)|
|Type||Civil Transport Airport||Cargo throughput||1,700 (2019)|
|Affiliated area||Zhangjiajie City, Hunan Province, China||Landing and Take off||25,500 (2019)|
|Regional management||CAAC Central and Southern Regional Administration||Operating 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 China||Beijing–Capital, Chengdu|
|Air Guilin||Haikou, Jinan, Xuzhou|
|Air Seoul||Seoul–Incheon (suspended)|
|China Eastern Airlines||Shanghai–Pudong, Xi'an|
|China Express Airlines||Changsha|
|China Southern Airlines||Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Beijing–Daxing, Changsha, Changzhou, Guangzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Harbin, Jieyang, Shenzhen, Shijiazhuang, Taipei–Taoyuan, Xining, Yinchuan, Zhengzhou|
|Joy Air||Changsha, Hengyang|
|Juneyao Airlines||Chongqing, Dalian, Kunming, Nanjing, Shanghai–Pudong, Wenzhou|
|Shanghai Airlines||Busan, Lanzhou, Shanghai–Pudong|
|Sichuan Airlines||Cheongju, Daegu, Jieyang, Muan, Osaka–Kansai,Tianjin, Wenzhou, Xi'an|
|Sriwijaya Air||Charter: Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta|
|VietJet Air||Seasonal: Ho Chi Minh City|
|Pick-up Point||Operating Hours and Duration||Fare|
|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
|Line||Main Pick-up Point||Operating Hours||Fair|
|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 - 19:30||1-2 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 - 19:30||1-2 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.
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: