The Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport is China's fifth busiest and is a major gateway for flights to the western part of the country and serves as a hub for Air China as well as Sichuan Airlines and Chengdu Airlines.
Although Chengdu is predominantly used by domestic passengers the airport has almost 20 international connections as well, as far away as Amsterdam and San Francisco.
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Which airlines fly to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport?
How many runways and passenger terminals does Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport have?
The airport consists of two terminals: the older Terminal 1 and the new and larger Terminal 2. The Terminal 2 is for domestic flights only, while Terminal 1 is used for both international and domestic flights but only for domestic flights of Sichuan airlines.
Where is Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport located?
The Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport is located about 15 km southwest of Chengdu city center.
How to get from the airport to Chengdu city centre by public transport?
Getting into Chengdu from the airport is fairly easy with taxis and public buses available.
Two bus lines depart from the airport, Line 1 which is an express bus and Line 2 runs all the way to the North Railway station but it will stop everywhere. Line 1 is preferable and will drive non-stop to the Air China airline office in central Chengdu on Renmin Nanlu. Bus fares is about RMB 10.
How much does a taxi cost from the airport to Chengdu city centre?
The official taxi stand can be found outside the domestic arrival area and a ride in the city should cost around RMB 50 using the meter (including toll).
All prices quoted here were found in July 2017
What are popular destinations from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport?
Most flights from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport are to Guangzhou and to Beijing but there are many more flights to other destinations as well, most of them by Air China. Every day there are flights to 7 destinations from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport. Here are the most popular destinations:
- 1. Guangzhou: Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN)
- 2. Beijing: Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK)
- 3. Bangkok: Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
- 4. Hong Kong: Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)
- 5. Tokyo: Narita International Airport (NRT)
- 6. Sydney: Sydney Airport (SYD)