Yushu Batang Airport

Yushu Batang Airport is an airport in high plateau with an altitude more than 3900 meters.

Yushu Airport Code: YUS

Location: Yushu Airport is situated in Shangbatang Village, Batang Town, Yushu County, Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province which is 18 kilometers (11 miles) away from the downtown area of Yushu.
Terminal Building: Yushu Batang Airport is a small airport with only one terminal building now in a traditional Tibetan style.


Four airlines companies provide service for Yushu Airport including China Eastern Airlines (MU), Capital Airlines (JD), Shenzhen Airlines (ZH) and Tibet Airlines (TV).

Flights Schedule of Yushu Batang Airport

The flights in Yushu Airport can arrive at 5 domestic cities now: Beijing, Chengdu, Lhasa, Xining and Xi’an.

Destinations Frequency (weekly) Duration
Beijing 1 on each Wed. & Sun. 6h 30 minutes
Chengdu 1 on each day 1h 40 minutes
Lhasa 2 on each Mon. & Fri.
1 on each Wed. & Sun.
4h 20 minutes/
4h 50 minutes
Xining 4 on each Mon. & Fri.
3 on each Tue. Thu. & Sat.
5 on each Wed. & Sun.
1h 15 minutes
Xi’an 1 on each day  3h 15 minutes


How to Travel between Yushu Airport and Downtown Yushu – Airport Shuttle Bus

Airport → Downtown Downtown → Airport
Operating Time 30 minutes after the arrival of each flight 1.5 hours before the departure of each flight
Route Yushu Airport – Military Subarea – Opposite of Baiyi Hospital – Xinzhai
Duration about 40 minutes
Ticket Fare CNY 20


Taxi Reference from Yushu Batang Airport

Destination Fare Duration
Downtown Yushu CNY 45 - 55 30 minutes
Yushu Coach Station CNY 40 - 50 25 minutes
Three Rivers Source National Natural Reserve (Sanjiangyuan) CNY 200 - 220 1h 30 minutes
Temple of Princess Wencheng CNY 15 - 25 15 minutes
Gyanak (Jiana) Mani Stone Field CNY 60 - 70 45 minutes


How to Fly to Yushu from More Cities – Transfer at Xining Caojiabao International Airport

Xining Caojiabao International Airport has opened flights to/from 56 domestic cities like Beijing Shanghai, Xi’an, Xiamen, Kunming, Chongqing, Chengdu… And it has international flights to/from Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur and Nha Trang.

Airport Service & Facilities of Yishu Batang Airport

Due to its location, the airport is equipped with oxygen facilities for passengers who feel lack of oxygen. Also, Yushu Airport has shops, restaurants, police center and medical center in the terminal.

Passengers taking business class & first class or holding gold or silver card of Eastern Miles, Skyteam Elite Plus and Elite Card can check in on counter No. 1 and enjoy priority boarding.

Special passengers, or passengers arriving late or checking in luggage: Check-in Counter No. 2

Economic Class: Check-in Counter No. 2 - 3

Free WIFI: The WIFI named as yushujichang has covered the whole airport. The password is 13761376.

VIP Lounge: VIP Lounge has video equipment, WIFI, reading area, umbrella, Shoe polisher and Oxygen Generator.

Special Service:
For the children without accompany of adult, the seniors, sick, pregnant and disabled, the airport will help them with check-in and luggage check-in and provide service like boarding guidance and airport pick up. Also they can enjoy dedicated security check channel.

- Last modified on Oct. 24, 2019 -
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