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Cangyuan Washan Airport
Cangyuan Washan Airport

Airport typePublic
ServesCangyuan, Yunnan
LocationNuoliang Township
Opened8 December 2016
Coordinates23°16?17?N 99°22?05?E / 23.27139°N 99.36806°E / 23.27139; 99.36806Coordinates: 23°16?17?N 99°22?05?E / 23.27139°N 99.36806°E / 23.27139; 99.36806
CWJ is located in Yunnan
Location of the airport
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 2,600 8,530 concrete
Statistics (2021)
Aircraft movements2,636
Cargo (metric tons)254.8

Cangyuan Washan Airport (IATA: CWJ, ICAO: ZPCW) (Chinese: ) is an airport serving Cangyuan Va Autonomous County in Lincang, Yunnan province, southwest China. The airport is located in Nuoliang Township and opened in December 2016.


Construction of the airport began on 20 December 2013, with an estimated total investment of 1.589 billion yuan.[1] Cangyuan Washan Airport opened on 8 December 2016 with the arrival of a Lucky Air flight from Kunming, the capital of the province.[2] The airport supports tourism in the county; it is closer than Lincang Airport, originally the only airport in Lincang,[3] to Wengding Wa village, a popular tourist attraction.[4]


The airport has one runway that measures 2,600 by 45 metres (8,530 ft × 148 ft). It can handle 270,000 passengers and 1,080 tonnes (1,190 short tons) of cargo per year.[3]

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See also


  1. ^ 2015. Yunnan News (in Chinese). 2013-12-21. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Cangyuan Washan Airport launches operations". CAPA - Centre for Aviation. 9 December 2016. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Cangyuan Washan Airport". CAPA - Centre for Aviation. Retrieved 2017.
  4. ^ "China's 2nd county-level airport being built in Cangyuan". InKunming. 7 March 2012. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ "?-,530?!|-_?". Sohu.
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