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Flights to Urumqi from London

Flights to Urumqi from London with Tianjin Airlines 


✈ London Gatwick | LGW to Urumqi URC



Tianjin Airlines New Long Haul Flight LGW - URC


Gatwick Airport is 2.7 nautical miles north of the centre of Crawley West Sussex, and 29.5 miles south of Central London. Also known as London Gatwick, it is London's second-largest international airport and the second-busiest in the United Kingdom. Gatwick is Europe's leading airport for point-to-point flights and has the world's busiest single-use runway, with a maximum of 55 aircraft movements per hour. Its two terminals (North and South) cover an area of 98,000. From 25th June Tianjin Airlines will launch flights from London to Urumqi via Tianjin. 


Flight frequency for the particular service of Tianjin Airlines will be twice a week, with flights every Wednesday and Saturday at 09:05, arriving at London Gatwick Airport at 20:25. The return flight will leave the UK capital at 22:25 on the same days of the week, arriving back in Tianjin at 22:15 the next day. The flight from Tianjin to Urumqi will leave on the following day at 14:50 and arrive in Urumqi at 21:40 the same day. 


Flights from London to Urumqi


✈Urumqi Diwopu International Airport 


Urumqi Diwopu International Airport is an airport serving Urumqi, which is the capital of Xinjinag Region located in the northwest of China. The airport is located 16km northwest of Urumqi and was the 15th busiest airport in China by passenger traffic. 


Urumqi Diwopu International Airport is a hub airport for China Southern Airlines and a focus city for Hainan Airlines. Other airlines which operate to and from Urumqi Diwopu International Airport includes 9 Air, Air Astana, Air China, Beijing Capital Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, XiamenAir, West Air, Urumqi Air, Tianjin Airlines, Somon Air, Spring Airlines, Shandong Airlines and many others. 


Travelling from and to Urumqi Diwopu International Airport


Urumqi Diwopu International Airport opened a new runaway to allow larger landing aircraft including Boeing 747 and in 2014 handled nearly 16.5m passengers. 


◦ Good transport links to and from Urumqi Diwopu International Airport.


◦ Flights from London Gatwick to Urumqi takes approximately 19 hours. 


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Information about Urumqi


Urumqi is the capital of Xinjiang Region in northwest China and the graceful prairie city is an important stop along the ancient Silk Road, leading to Central Asia and Europe. Urumqi lies in the shadow of the lofty ice-capped Bogda Peak with vast Salt Lake to the east, the rolling pine-covered Southern Hill to the south, and the alternating fields and sand dunes of Zunggar Basin to the northwest.