Kashgar Shache Airport

Shache Airport (IATA: QSZ, ICAO: ZWSC) is an airport that serves Yarkant County (Shache) in Kashgar Prefecture of XinjiangUyghur Autonomous Region in northwestern China. It is located near Zirefuxiati Village (孜热甫夏提) of Zirefuxiati Tajik Township. The airport received approval from the State Council of China and the Central Military Commission in January 2014. The estimated cost of construction was 541 million yuan. Shache Airport opened on 1 August 2017 as the 19th airport in Xinjiang.


Carnoc reported in 2014 that the airport would have a 3,000-meter runway (class 4C), a 3,000 square-meter terminal building, and four aircraft parking places. It is projected to handle 200,000 passengers and 830 tons of cargo annually by 2020.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
China Express Airlines Kashgar, Korla
China Southern Airlines Urumqi
Tianjin Airlines Kuqa, Urumqi