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New direct flight to link Kashgar and Beijing

Date: 2019.05.17 Author: Celia Tang

According to Air China, a new direct flight will link between Kashgar and Beijing. This flight will be the first non-stop flight linking Kashgar, the important trading center since the days of the Silk Road and Beijing, the capital of China.


The flight CA1897 will leave Beijing at 19:35 on every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. It will arrive at Kashgar Airport at 00:45 (+1) Beijing time. The flight time is 5 hours and 10 minutes. The return flight CA1898 will leave Kashgar at 01:30 Beijing time, and it will arrive in Beijing at 06:00 in the morning. The flight time is 4.5 hours.


Kashgar is an amazing beautiful land full of adventure, wildlife, great scenery and a rich culture. Kashgar has served as a trading post and strategically important city on the Silk Road linking China, the Middle East, and Europe for over 2,000 years. Traditional workshops in Kashgar are scattered every corner here, making pottery products, colorful caps and other folk handicrafts.