Location: Situated at the east of Dunhuang City, Dunghuang Airport is about 13 km (about 8 miles) far from the downtown area. The distance from the airport to Mogao Caves is shorter than that from the downtown area. If it is time pressing, you can visit Mogao Caves from airport directly.
Brief Intro: Established in 1982, Dunhuang Airport now has a 2,800-meter (about 9,186 feet) runway, a 4C flight area, five gate positions and a 12-thousand-square-meter (about 14,352 square yards) Terminal Building. It serves only domestic air routes including from Dunhuang to Beijing, Xian, Lanzhou, Urumqi and Jiayuguan, etc. about 38 flights every week.
Terminal Building: Covering an area of about 12,000 square meters (about 18 acres), the Terminal Building holds a throughput of about 600 person-times at the peak hour.
Airport Inquiring: 0937 - 8825292
Airport Ticket Office
Tel: 0937 - 8822389 0937 – 8825699
Address: No. 12 Yangguan Dong Lu
Airport Transportation: From the airport to downtown Dunhuang, the most convenient vehicle should be taxi. The flat rate fare of taxies in Dunhuang is range from 5 Yuan to 10 Yuan according to the different taxi types. For the detailed information on taxis, please refer to Dunhuang Transportation.