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Qinghai Yushu Batang Airport


 

Qinghai Yushu Batang Airport 青海玉樹機場 (IATA: YUS, ICAO: ZLYS) is the airport serving Yushu City in Qinghai Province. It is located 18 kilometers to the south of the city center, Gyêgu, at the 3,890 meters’ elevation about the sea level, which makes it the highest civilian airport in Qinghai Province and one of the highest in the world. Yushu Batang Airport is another general contractor project at high altitude area for our parent company AICC and its subsidiaries. From airfield to terminal area, from equipment supply to installation, AICC has showcased its expertise and strong execution capability in high altitude region within challenging environment. The airport was opened in August, 2009. During 2010 Yushu earthquake, it played an important role in the delivery of rescue personnel and relief supplies to the area affected by the earthquake, which won Xin Yuan Gang official appraisal from CAAC and recognition from industry peers.