Lijiang Sanyi International Airport ZPLJ


Lijiang Sanyi International Airport ZPLJ

Wayne Zhao | - 09/18/2017
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Lijiang Sanyi International Airport serves Lijiang in the Yunnan province of China. It’s 28 km from the south of Lijiang City, and about 30 km from Old Town. Here’s what you need to know. 

City: Lijiang  Country: China
Elevation: 2243m/ 24.6°C Latitude/longitude: N26°40.7′ E100°14.8′
Time zone: UTC+8  Mar Var: 1° W/ –
Fire category: CAT 8 AOE: Yes
PPR: No  Airport type: Civil 
Navaid: Yes Runways:
Tower frequency: 118.45 (130.00) Ground frequency: 118.45 (130.00) 
On the Ground

Languages spoken: Chinese and English

Longest runway length: 3,000 meters

Types of aircraft handled: B-767 and A330

Cargo capacity: Baggage trailer, baggage transporter, and basic cargo-handling facilities

Parking: 19 parking bays

Fuel type: Jet A1

Maintainance and hangars: Line maintenance available for various types of aircraft on request, hangars are not available.

Airport security: CCTV and security guards

Customs and Immigration at Lijiang Sanyi International Airport:

  • Customs and Immigration are available
  • Documents required include passport, GENDEC, and visas

Alternatives to Airport: ZPPP

Important numbers:

  • Emergency: 0086-888-5173015
  • Police: 0086-888-5173073
  • Fire: 0086-119
  • Customs: 0086-888-5165822
  • Airport authority: 0086-888-5173088
  • AIS: 0086-888-5173015
Tourist Information 


The weather in Lijiang is mild with plenty of rainfall and sunshine with average temperatures of between 13° (55F) – 20° (68F) regardless of the month. Expect continuous rain in the summer months.


  • Lijiang Old Town (UNESCO heritage site)
  • Lugu Lake
  • Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
  • Shuhe Ancient Town
  • Mu Residence

For assistance with your operation to Lijiang Sanyi International Airport, or another location in Greater China, contact UAS Beijing at