Kengtung is a town in Shan State, Burma. It is the principal town of Kengtung Township. Kengtung is located on the National Highway 4 and at the AH2 and AH3 of the Asian Highway. The city is served by Kengtung Airport and it is home to the Kyaingtong Degree College. Formerly located at the crossroads of the trade between China and Siam, Kengtung lost its importance owing to the international isolation of the military-ruled Burmese state.