Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport

Airport Code: DYG

Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport, one of the two international airports in Hunan Province, is surrounded by charming natural scenery. It is around 4 miles (6 kilometers) from the city proper and 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Wulingyuan Scenic Area. The airport has been serving well numerous tourists to the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, the Suoxi Valley Nature Reserve and the Tianzi Mountain Natural Reserve since 1994. When being first built, it was named Dayong Airport, and later was renamed as Hehua Airport. Now it operates flights to many domestic cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Shenzhen, Nanning, Kunming, Xian and Nanjing, and several international destinations like Taipei and Busan.

Terminal Building

The terminal building was expanded to 11 acres (4.5 hectares) in 2015, and is able to host the annual passenger throughput of 5 million with the current scale. It is composed of a main building which is actually the combination of Domestic and International Terminals, and the airside concourse. The Departure Hall is on 2F, and Arrival Hall is on 1F.

Check-in Service

At present, only Check-in Island A is in service, where there are 16 Check-in Counters. Among them, counters no. 1-8 are for domestic flights; no. 9-16 are for international flights, among which no. 9 is in particular set for first class and business class passengers. Besides, 7 self-service check-in machines are available between Check-in Island A and B.

Airline Companies

Air China (CA), Capital Airlines (JD), China Eastern Airlines (MU), China Southern Airlines (CZ), Okay Airways (BK), Shanghai Airlines (FM), Sichuan Airlines (3U), Spring Airlines (9C), TransAsia Airways (GE)


 Want a hassle-free transfer? Book Zhangjiajie Airport Transfer with driver and car included.

 Shuttle Bus: Zhangjiajie Airport – Civil Aviation Hotel
Pick-up Point: outside the Arrival Hall, 1F, T2
Operating Hours: according to the flight schedules
Duration: 20 minutes
Ticket Fare: Free
Consulting Hotline: +86 0744 8322328

 City Bus: No. 4 (loop line)
Route: Airport – Tianmen Middle Shool – Ganxiqiao Roundabout – Municipal Government – Nanzhuang Road – Nanzhuang Grand Market – Lishui Bridge – Postal Office Building – City Procuratorate – Ziwu Park – Libin Primary School – Fengwan Road Intersection – China Construction Bank – Wenchang Pavilion – Xinyijia Supermarket – Hualian Mall – Crossing Street – Dongmenqiao – Guanyin Bridge – Guanliping Roundabout – Tianmen Mountain Cable Car Station – Ganxiqiao Roundabout – Tianmen Middle School – Airport
Operating Hours: 06:30 – 21:30
Ticket Fare: CNY1-2

Taxi drivers here usually don't use the taximeter. CNY 15-25 is charged to Zhangjiajie Railway Station or Central Bus Station, and it costs CNY120-150 to Wulingyuan Scenic Area. 


Zhangjiajie Airport to Phoenix Ancient Town

1. Take bus no. 4 to Guanliping Roundabout and walk about 5 minutes to local Central Bus Station, where direct buses to the ancient town are available at 08:30 – 17:20 every an hour. It takes almost 4 hours and costs CNY65/person or a little more.
2. Still take bus no. 4 to Guanliping Roundabout and walk to the railway station. Take a train to Jishou first, for which over 10 trains are scheduled from 04:00 to 19:00. After getting there within 2h at a cost of CNY20, go to Jishou West Bus Station to take a regular bus to the town. Buses for the trip are scheduled densely between 07:00 and 19:00 every half an hour. The duration is an hour and the cost is CNY23-24/person.

Zhangjiajie Airport to National Forest Park, Wulingyuan, Tianzi Mountain and Suoxi Valley

Take bus no. 4 or a taxi to Central Bus Station, where regular buses are arranged for the above scenic spots. 

Destination Operating Hours Fare Duration
National Forest Park 06:30 – 17:30 every 15 minutes CNY 10 50 minutes
Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area 06:30 – 17:30 every 15 minutes CNY 12 40-50 minutes
Tianzi Mountain 06:00 – 16:30 every half an hour CNY 15 90 minutes
Suoxi Valley 06:00 - 17:30 every 15 minutes CNY 12 50 minutes

Services and Facilities

 Inquiry Hotline: +86 0744-8238417

 Baggage Storage: in the public area on 1F, behind the Check-in Island.

 Lost & Found Service: the Information Desk, Departure Hall, T2
It is allowed to leave luggage at most 180 days. The time limitation for storing perishable items should be within 24 hours.

 Nursing Room: Area A, Waiting Hall, and the International Departure Hall

 First Aid: Area A, Waiting Hall, and the International Departure Hall

 24-hour AMT: in the left of the Departure Hall, T2

 Business VIP Lounges: near the Boarding Gate no. A2, A3, A7 and A9

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