File Description: Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport (ICAO: ZUJZ, IATA: JZH) situated at the famous tourist
spot Jiuzhaigou in Sichuan Province, China, where is the home of pandas. With an
elevation of 3448m, it is one of the highest airports in China as well as in the world.
While enjoying the breathtaking landscape around you, you should always be cautious
about the severe turbulence and intense crosswind whenever departure or arriving the
airport. The airport was constructed in the year 2003 with a runway length 3400 meters
(11 056 ft.) and width 60 meters (147 ft.).
In the year 2007, the airport has been expanded. The runway was extended by 200
meters (650 ft.) and 7 parking gates were added. Now the airport is capable for
medium jets to takeoff and landing. Certification needed in both airplanes as well as the
crews before executing takeoff or landing on the airport. It is expected that in the year
2015, the average number of flights everyday could increased to about 100.