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Encyclopedia > Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport
Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport
厦门高崎国际机场
Xiàmén Gāoqí Guójì Jīchǎng
IATA: XMN - ICAO: ZSAM
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Xiamen International Airport Group Co., Ltd.(XIAGC)
Serves Xiamen
Elevation AMSL 59 ft (18 m)
Coordinates 24°32′39″N, 118°07′40″E
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
05/23 11,155 3,400 Asphalt

Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport (Simplified Chinese: 厦门高崎国际机场; pinyin: Xiàmén Gāoqí Guójì Jīchǎng) (IATA: XMNICAO: ZSAM) is the primary international gateway in Xiamen, Fujian. This airport is the base of Xiamen Airlines, but also is served by the following carriers. TAECO, which is an aircraft maintenance provider, is based in the airport. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1280x960, 86 KB)I took this picture on May 2006 during a trip to Xiamen, China. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... View of Xiamen Xiamen (Simplified Chinese: 厦门; Traditional Chinese: 廈門; Pinyin: Xiàmén; Wade-Giles: Hsiamen) is a coastal sub-provincial city in southeastern Fujian province, Peoples Republic of China. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... A foot (plural: feet) is any of several old units of distance or length, measuring around a quarter to a third of a meter. ... The metre, or meter (US), is a measure of length. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Runway 13R/31L of El Dorado International Airport, Bogotá, D.C. Aerial picture of a runway of Chennai International Airport, Tamil Nadu A runway is a strip of land on an airport, on which aircraft can take off and land. ... A foot (plural: feet) is any of several old units of distance or length, measuring around a quarter to a third of a meter. ... The metre, or meter (US), is a measure of length. ... Base layer of asphalt concrete in a road under construction. ... Simplified Chinese characters (Simplified Chinese: 简体字; Traditional Chinese: 簡體字; pinyin: jiÇŽntǐzì; also Simplified Chinese: 简化字; Traditional Chinese: 簡化字; pinyin: jiÇŽnhuàzì) are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written language. ... Pinyin is a system of romanization (phonemic notation and transcription to Roman script) for Standard Mandarin, where pin means spell and yin means sound. The most common variant of pinyin in use is called Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: , Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: HànyÇ” PÄ«nyÄ«n), also known as scheme... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... View of Xiamen Xiamen (Simplified Chinese: 厦门; Traditional Chinese: 廈門; Pinyin: Xiàmén; Wade-Giles: Hsiamen) is a coastal sub-provincial city in southeastern Fujian province, Peoples Republic of China. ... (Chinese: 福建; Pinyin: Fújiàn; Wade-Giles: Fu-chien; Postal System Pinyin: Fukien, Foukien; local transliteration Hokkien from Min Nan Hok-kiàn) is one of the provinces on the southeast coast of China. ... Xiamen Airlines (simplified Chinese: 厦门航空; pinyin: Xiàmén Hángkōng) is the first airline company in Peoples Republic of China run by private individuals, established on July 25, 1984, and based in Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport. ...


Airlines

An emblem of the airport. Behind, you can clearly see the Control Tower
An emblem of the airport. Behind, you can clearly see the Control Tower
Aircraft at Gaoqi Airport
Aircraft at Gaoqi Airport

Not to be confused with China Airlines. ... Air Macau is an airline based in Macau. ... All Nippon Airways Co. ... Cathay Pacific Airways Limited (Traditional Chinese: , Simplified Chinese: , pinyin: Guótài Hángkōng Yŏuxiàn GōngsÄ«; abbreviation: 國泰/国泰) (SEHK: 0293) is an Asian commercial airline based in Hong Kong and operating scheduled passenger and cargo services to 90 destinations world-wide. ... Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Limited (Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: GÇŽnglóng Hángkōng Yŏuxiàn GōngsÄ«, literally Dragon of Hong Kong) is a subsidary of Cathay Pacific. ... China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited (中国东方航空股份有限公司) (SEHK: 0670 NYSE: CEA) is an airline based in Shanghai, China. ... China Southern Airlines (中国南方航空公司) (SEHK: 1055, NYSE: ZNH) is an airline based in Guangzhou in the Guangdong province of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Hainan Airlines is an airline based in the Peoples Republic of China. ... Japan Airlines Corporation ) (TYO: 9205 ), or JAL, is the largest airline operator in Asia. ... Korean Air (KSE: 003490) is the largest airline based in South Korea. ... Malaysia Airlines (Abbreviated: MAS ; Malay: Penerbangan Malaysia) is the national airline of Malaysia, serving international and domestic destinations. ... Philippine Airlines is the national airline of the Philippines. ... Shandong Airlines is an airline based in Jinan, Peoples Republic of China. ... Boeing 767-300 in Macau Shanghai Airlines is an airline based in the Peoples Republic of China, and was established in 1985 as the first commercial airline other than the airline operation division of the Civil Aviation Administration of China. ... Shenzhen Airlines is a domestic budget airline based in Shenzhen Baoan International Airport, Shenzhen, Guangdong, Peoples Republic of China. ... Singapore Airlines is the launch customer for the upcoming Airbus A380. ... Silkair is a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines and is based in Singapore. ... Thai Airways International (Thai: ) is the national air carrier of Thailand. ... Xiamen Airlines (simplified Chinese: 厦门航空; pinyin: Xiàmén Hángkōng) is the first airline company in Peoples Republic of China run by private individuals, established on July 25, 1984, and based in Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1280x960, 82 KB)This photo was taken on May 2006. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1280x960, 82 KB)This photo was taken on May 2006. ... Image File history File linksMetadata DSC01860. ... Image File history File linksMetadata DSC01860. ...

External links

  • Official site (English)
  • World Aero Data airport information for ZSAM

  Results from FactBites:
 
Xiamen - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography (1408 words)
Xiamen comprises Xiamen Island (situated longitude 118° 04'04"E, by latitude 24° 26'46" N.), Gulangyu Island, and a larger region along the mouth of Jiulong River on the continent.
Xiamen has a subtropical monsoon climate, mild and rainy, neither sweltering in summer nor snowing in winter with an annual average temperature of 21 degrees Celsius with the max highest temperature of 38.4 degrees Celsius and the lowest of 2 degrees Celsius, an average rainfall of 1,100 mm, and strong northeastern winds prevailing.
Xiamen is served by the Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport, the base of Xiamen Airlines.
Xiamen Airlines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (354 words)
Xiamen Airlines (simplified Chinese: 厦门航空; pinyin: Xiàmén Hángkōng) is the first airline company in People's Republic of China run by private individuals, established on July 25, 1984, and based in Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport.
Due to Xiamen's proximity to Taiwan, it is expected that Xiamen Airlines would be the first to fly to Taiwan when politics allow.
On October 2, 1990, Xiamen Airlines Flight 8301 from Xiamen to Guangzhou, a Boeing 737-247 jetliner, hijacked shortly after took off from Xiamen, and crashed into Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, caused a total of 128 fatalies, and 2 other aircraft in the apron were destroyed.
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