Turpan Jiaohe Airport

Airport
ICAO code: 
ZWTP
IATA Code: 
TLQ
Summary
ICAO Region: 
APAC
Territory: 
Location: 
Turpan, Xinjiang
Serving: 
Turpan
Elevation: 
-505 ft
Coordinates: 
Aerial View: 
43° 1' 50.002" N, 89° 6' 2.002" E
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Description

Turpan Jiaohe Airport is an airport serving the city of Turpan in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. It is located 10 km northwest of the city. Turpan is located about 150 km southeast of Ürümqi, Xinjiang's capital, in a mountain basin, on the northern side of the Turpan Depression. The airport is 154 meters lower than the sea level.

Climatology

Turpan has a harsh, cold desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWk), with long and very hot summers, winters that are quite cold and moderately long, and brief spring and autumn in between. Annual precipitation is very low, amounting to only 15.7 millimetres. July is the hottest month, averaging 32.2 °C, while January is the coldest, at −7.6 °C, for an annual mean of 14.4 °C.

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