Airport Information

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Basic facts of Chengdu tourism: air traffic
Chengdu is one of the most popular tourist destinations in China, and remains an outpost for many travelers heading to Tibet. Chengdu's Shuangliu International Airport is one of the largest in China. The number of direct international flights has increased year over year. About 20 kilometers away from the city center, the airport is accessible by shuttle bus routes from various parts of the city. The city's second airport — Chengdu Tianfu International Airport, about 50km from downtown Chengdu — is under construction and will be used in 2020.

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As a well-known transportation hub and tourist city, Chengdu is famous for its extensive transportation system as it is the communication junction of Southwest China and the gateway to Tibet. Conveniently connected to over 100 domestic and international airports, Chengdu is accessible from and to almost all the major countries in the world.

Jul 24, 2014

Chengdu Strives to Become Int’l Aviation Hub

On April 12, 2014, CAAC (Civil Aviation Administration of China) released a communique regarding the statistical productivity of china’s airports in 2013, publishing the business data including passenger traffic and cargo throughput in 2013. The statistics show the Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport ranked fourth in the country and Chengdu is praised as the “Fourth Aviation City in China.”

Jul 01, 2014

Chengdu sweetens deal in visa-free visits

The government of Chengdu recently released a series of incentives to attract more foreign transit tourists to use its 72-hour visa-free policy. Visitors entitled to the policy can enjoy discounts at hotels and airport shopping areas as well as dedicated transit lounges and free transportation between airport terminals. Buses are provided to commute from the airport to the most popular scenic spots such as Kuanzhai Alley, Jinli Ancient Street, Jinsha Site Museum and Temple of the Marquis of Wu.

Jul 01, 2014

More travelers flying overseas from Chengdu

An increasing number of people are taking international flights from Chengdu as the city seeks a more global presence. Latest data from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport show that the passenger load for flights from Chengdu to London and Amsterdam stayed beyond 90 percent from Jan 1 to 10.

Jul 01, 2014

Benefits from Airport

Conveniences offered by the Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport

Jul 04, 2014

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, about 16km from downtown Chengdu, is the busiest airport in Middle West China.

Jul 21, 2014

Chengdu Airport Reports Record Exit-Entry Number

The number of the passengers through Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport has hit a record 2.8 million this year.

Nov 16, 2014

First Airport Waiting Hall in Scenic Spot to be Put into Use

The Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport’s waiting hall inside the Dujiangyan scenic area will be put into service on December 1.

Nov 18, 2014

Nation’s Largest Underground HRS to Open in CD’s Airport

A station at the Shuangliu International Airport, an important one along the Chengdu-Mianyang-Leshan intercity high-speed railway, is now under construction, and upon completion it will be the largest underground high-speed rail station (HRS) in China

Nov 28, 2014

Shuangliu Airport’s Passenger Traffic Hits Record High

Statistics from Sichuan Frontier Defense Corps released that by December 5 Chengdu aviation port’s inbound and outbound passenger traffic had hit 3 million person-time.

Dec 08, 2014

Airport’s T2 Wins Jeme Tien-You Award

On Dec. 4, the Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport’s Terminal 2 (T2) project was granted the Jeme Tien-You Award, which is the most prestigious award in the field of civil engineering construction in China.

Dec 12, 2014

Airport’s Check-in Lounge in Dujiangyan Operational

As the first airport check-in lounge located in a scenic spot in Sichuan, the Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport’s departure lounge inside the Dujiangyan scenic area was put into service on Dec. 26.

Dec 29, 2014

Aircraft to be Solar-powered at Chengdu Airport

The Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport recently became the first one among its home counterparts to be equipped with solar hybrid power supply equipment for aircraft.

Mar 14, 2016

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