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Jiuhuang Airport
Jiuhuang Airport

 Airport Code: JZH
 Location: Jiuhuang (Jiuzhaigou-Huanglong) Airport is 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) from Chuanzhusi Town, located in Songpan County of the Aba Autonomous Prefecture. With an altitude of 3,400 meters (11,155 feet), it is just 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Jiuzhaigou Valley and 53 kilometers (about 33 miles) from Huanglong Scenic and Historic Area.

 Brief Intro: Opened in 2003 and expanded in 2006, Jiuhuang Airport is the first airport in Aba Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. It improves access for visitors and helps the economic development of the local tourist industry. Currently, it has direct flights to Chengdu, Chongqing, Xian, Guangzhou, Beijing and Shanghai and joint flights to Shenzhen and Hangzhou.

 Airline Companies
Air China (CA), China Southern Airlines (CZ), China Eastern Airlines (MU), Sichuan Airlines (3U), Shenzhen Airlines (ZH)

Check-in Counter, Jiuhuang Airport
Check-in Counter, Jiuhuang Airport

 Tips for taking flight
1. It is recommended to arrive at the airport 1.5 hours beforehand since the check-in counter is closed 30 minutes before flight departure.
2. 16th Nov. to 31st Mar. is the low season of Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong, so flights from Chongqing and Xian might be canceled and the airport shuttle bus may also be canceled. Visitors can go to Chengdu first and then take a flight to get here.
3. As a hub for the famous Jiuzhaigou Valley and Huanglong Scenic and Historic Area, the demand for air tickets has always exceeded supply since the opening of the airport. Passenger may book tickets in advance.
4. With a high altitude, the temperature variation from day to night at the airport is very big. Passengers should take care to stay warm.
5. Due to its special geographical position and very changeable weather, flight delays happen frequently.

 Transportation
 By Airport Shuttle
The airport shuttle station is at the exit of the terminal building. The shuttle goes to the Huanglong Scenic and Historic Area, then to Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Area.

Route

One-way Ticket Fare

Round-trip Ticket Fare

Duration/one-way

Airport→Huanglong

CNY22

CNY40

1 hour

Airport→Jiuzhaigou

CNY45

CNY80

1.5 hours

Airport→Huanglong→Jiuzhaigou

CNY100

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 Tips:
1. The shuttle bus schedule generally matches flight arrival times if more than 5 persons have purchased a ticket. The ticket window is located in the terminal.
2. Passengers need to ask to stop at Huanglong; otherwise the bus will go directly to Jiuzhaigou without stop.
3. The bus will wait for the passengers at Huanglong if needed.
4. If needed, the bus can take passengers to their hotel near Jiuzhaigou Valley.
5. The departure time and station from Jiuzhaigou Valley to the airport is not fixed. Passengers should make arrangements in advance while buying the ticket. The driver collects passengers from designated hotels.

 By Minibus
There are many mini-buses operating between the airport and attraction sites. The airport ticket window is next to the Washing Room. Passengers can charter one or share one to the destinations. It is about CNY200 per bus from the airport to Jiuzhaigou.

By Taxi
Passengers can take taxi to visit Jiuzhaigou, Huanglong and attractions in that area easily, below are the suggested taxi fares:

Route

Daytime

Nightime

Airport→Jiuzhaigou

CNY200

CNY260

Airport→Huanglong

CNY180

CNY200

Airport→Huanglong→Jiuzhaigou

CNY700

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Airport→Chuanzhusi

CNY30

CNY40

Airport→Songpan Ancient Town

CNY60

CNY80

Airport→Mounigou

CNY180

CNY200

Airport→Jiuzhaigou→Mounigou→Huanglong

CNY1,000

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