Xiamen International Airport

Xiamen International Airport

Located on the northeastern tip of Xiamen island - a garden on the sea, and at the center of the South Fujian Golden Triangle Area, facing Taiwan across the sea and flanked by seawater on three fronts, Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport is blessed with favorable geographic conditions with a superb environment and air clearance.

Opened on Oct. 22, 1983, Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport is one of the ten busiest airports in China. In 2005, the airport handled a total of 6.28 million passengers and 201,300 tons of cargo and mail. The inbound and outbound international passengers totaled 1,173,300, ranking fourth for 19 consecutive years nation-wide. The airport has direct air links with 75 cities, of which, 58 are domestic and the rest are international and regional cities. Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport has become an important regional aviation hub with air links to the whole country (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan), Southeast Asia, Japan, South Korea, United States and Europe.

As a 4E airport, Xiamen International Airport is capable of accommodating Boeing747-400 jumbo jets on its 3,400-meter runway, 3,300-meter parallel taxiway and seven connecting ways; its 250,000 m2 apron is sufficient to accommodate 37 jumbo jets simultaneously. Its 149,000 m2 passenger terminal is large enough to handle 10 million passengers annually. With the construction area of 31,000 m2, the cargo terminal is able to handle 150,000 tons of goods per annum.

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Xiamen International Airport Xiamen
Fujian 361006

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