What is the special 1.770m 'in cloud' airport of China?

China Xinhua News reported that China has inaugurated the Yushan Airport in Chongqing at 1,770m above sea level.

Dubbed "in the cloud" airport, Chongqing Yushan Airport is located at an altitude of 1,770m above sea level.

The airport is located about 15km from the center of Yushan district of Chongqing (about 4km from China, along with Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin).

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The airport is located at an altitude of 1,770m above sea level.

According to local officials, this is also the highest civil airport in Chongqing. Of course, its altitude is not the highest in China (like Tibet, Xinjiang) or the world.

Vu Son airport has a 3,500 square meter station, a 2,600m runway with an investment of 1.64 billion yuan (US $ 232.8 million). The airport was built in 2015 and completed in July 2019.

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August 15 began to catch the first flights.

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Vu Son airport has a 3,500m 2 station.

In addition to the purpose of economic development for Vu Son suburban district of Chongqing, the airport also has the main goal of serving tourists visiting the heart of Tam Hiep hydropower reservoir (upstream of the Yangtze River / Changjiang). ).

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The main objective is to serve tourists visiting Tam Hiep hydroelectric reservoir area.