Lincang Boshang Airport

Brief Introduction

Lincang Airport(临沧机场) (ICAO: ZPLC; IATA: LNJ) is located in Boshang Town(博尚镇), Lincang City, Yunnan Province, 22.5 kilometers away from Lincang City Center. It is a 4C civil airport serving Lincang City. Lincang Airport started construction on October 7, 1998. It was completed in March 2001 with a total investment of CNY 388 million and an altitude of nearly 1,900 meters. The airport runway is 2,400 meters long and 45 meters wide, allowing the Boeing 737 and below to take off and land. The airport covers a total area of 4,407 acres, an apron area of 8,000 square meters, two gate positions, and terminal area of 3,290 square meters.


It is 350 kilometers away from Kunming, and has a flight time of approximately 40 minutes. Planes smaller than  Boeing 737 may take off here. The apron can park two Boeing 737s, and the airport is equipped with advanced foreign communication navigation system(Class I blind drop) and meteorological equipment, as well as navigation lights. By 2005, the designed annual passenger throughput was 135,000.Previously, Yunnan Province had nine local airports such as Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Xishuangbanna, Baoshan, Mangshi, Simao, Zhaotong and Diqing. Lincang is located in the southwestern region of Yunnan Province, and Lincang Airport(临沧机场) has became the tenth.Construction Project is a key project of Yunnan Province and belongs to the key project of traffic construction in Lincang City(临沧市). Its total investment was CNY 388 million, and the passing rate of each project is 100%. The calibration flight test was successfully completed from February 20 to 26, 2001, and the final acceptance was carried out on March 23, 2001. In order to build the airport, the builders dug 23 hills and filled 9 trenches, thus creating the first two airports in the southwest: the airport with the largest amount of earth and stone in the southwest and the deepest filling depth. airport. During the construction of the airport, a total of 15 million cubic meters of excavation was completed, with a filling of nearly 12 million cubic meters, and the deepest filling depth has reached 48.75 meters.

Airlines and Destinations

Airlines Destinations
China Eastern Airlines Kunming, Shanghai–Hongqiao, Xishuangbanna
Kunming Airlines Kunming


It is very convenient for tourists to take local taxi from downtown Lincang to the airport. Also, Airport Express can be used as an alternative if not in a hurry.

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