Dandong Airport Renovations
The Dandong Langtou Airport which is popular for its flights from Beijing and Shanghai will be closed for the next 6 months as its runaway undergoes renovations.
Dandong airport facilitates domestic flights within China it’s mostly used as a military airport for China’s People’s Liberation Army.
When will it reopen?
It will reopen in November 2018.
Other transport options
Whilst this airport is closed it is still possible to travel between Beijing and Dandong on the overnight K27/K28 train or the fast train between Dalian, Shenyang, Beijing and Shanghai.
For a short period during 2017, it had its first international flight route set between Pyongyang in the DPRK (North Korea) however due to a lack of demand the flight route was soon cancelled after a few months..