Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport

 Airport Code: SWA 
 Location: Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport lies at the junction of Paotai Town and Denggang Town in Jieyang City, centrally located between Jieyang, Shantou and Chaozhou. It is respectively about 22km, 28.5km and 24km away from the city centers of Jieyang, Shantou and Chaozhou. 

 Brief Intro: Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport opened to the public on December 15, 2011. It now covers an area of 3,387,800 square meters (837.1 acres). The terminal building currently covers an area of 54,995 square meters (13.6 acres) allowing an average annual throughput of 4.5 million persons and a peak hour throughput of 2,074 persons. The airport will soon have a 2,800 meters (3,062 yards) long runway and a 2,800 meters (,3062 yards) long taxiway, which can handle planes like the Boeing 767. At present, 22 domestic airlines connect Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport with about 20 cities in China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Kunming, Xi'an, Wuhan and Changsha. Three international airlines serve Hong Kong, Bangkok and Singapore. Additionally, two aperiodic international flights serve Naypyitaw and Seoul.

 Passport holders of some countries and regions can enjoy a visa-free stay of up to 144 hours when taking an international transfer via Chaoshan Airport. 
Read details about 144-Hour Visa-Free Transit.

Terminal Building

The terminal building covers an area of about 54,995 square meters (13.6 acres). There are 2,396 rest seats throughout the  terminal and 150 seats at each boarding gate. The airport has 39 check-in counters. Counters No.1 to No.16 are reserved for the airport group companies such as Air China, China Eastern Airlines, Xiamen Airlines and some other domestic airlines; counters No.17 to No.28 are for China Southern Airlines; counters No.29 to No. 39 are for international flights. There are 16 passenger self-help check-in machines at the airport. Twelve are owned by the airport group companies and four are exclusively for China Eastern Airlines passengers. 10 inspection channels fulfill the demands of the daily throughput including No. 2, a VIP channel.


Airline Companies and Destinations

Airlines

Destinations

Air China (CA)

Beijing-Capital, Chengdu

China Eastern Airlines (MU)

Hangzhou, Nanjing, Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shanghai-Pudong

China Southern Airlines (CZ)

Beijing-Capital, Changsha, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Guilin, Nanchang, Nanning, Ningbo, Qingdao, Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shanghai-Pudong, Taiyuan, Wuhan, Xi'an, Yiwu, Zhengzhou

China Southern Airlines (CZ)

 Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Hong Kong, Singapore, Seoul

Jetstar Asia Airways (BL)

Singapore

Kunpeng Airlines (VD)
Shenzhen Airlines (ZH)

 Nanchang, Zhengzhou

Shandong Air (SC)

Jinan, Ningbo

Spring Airlines (9C)

Shanghai-Hongqiao

Shanghai Airlines (FM)

Shanghai-Hongqiao, Zhanjiang

Tianjin Airlines (GS)

Haikou, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Tianjin, Changsha


Transportation

 Airport Express Bus: There are express buses running from the airport to Shantou, Chaozhou and Jieyang. The buses are all luxury buses with 47 seats.  At present, five express bus routes are in operation. The bus ticket office is on the left side of Exit 4 of the Arrival Hall on the first floor of the terminal.

 Shantou East Line:
Route: Shantou General Long-distance Bus Station – Taishan Lu – Jianshadong Lu – Tianshan Lu (Stop: China Southern Airlines Building) – Huanghe Lu – Jinfeng Lu – Chaoshan International Airport
Ticket Fare: CNY20
Operating Time at Airport: from the first flight arrival – to within one hour after the last Flight Arrival
Operating Time at Shantou General Long-distance Bus Station: 05:00 – 21:00
Interval: one hour before 20:00; according to the flight schedule after 20:00

 Shantou West Line:
Route: Shantou Overseas Chinese Hotel – Shanzhang Lu – Zhongshan Lu – Shantou Tourist General Company (Stop) – Guanghua Lu – 324 National Highway – Chaoshan International Airport
Ticket Fare: CNY20
Operating Time at Airport: from the first flight arrival – to within one hour after the last Flight Arrival
Operating Time at Shantou Overseas Chinese Hotel: 05:30 – 21:30
Interval: one hour before 20:30; according to the flight schedule after 20:30

 Shantou Chenghai Line:
Route: Chenghai Garden Hotel – 324 National Highway – Songshan Lu – China Southern Airlines Shantou Office Building (Stop) – Dongxiabei Lu – Jinfeng Lu – Chaoshan International Airport
Ticket Fare: CNY22
Operating Time at Airport: According to the flights schedule
Operating Time at Chenghai Garden Hotel: 05:00, 11:00, 14:00, 16:00, 18:00

 Chaozhou Line:
Route: Chaozhou Long-distance Bus Station – Chaozhou Hotel – Chaofeng Lu – Xinfeng Lu – Provincial Highway s335 – 206 National Highway – Chaoshan International Airport
Ticket Fare: CNY12
Operating Time at Airport: from the first flight arrival – to within one hour after the last Flight Arrival
Operating Time at Chaozhou Long-distance Bus Station: 06:00 – to the last Flight Arrival
Interval: one hour before 20:00; according to the flight schedule after 20:00

 Jieyang Line:
Route: Huangqi Long-distance Bus Station – Hefeng International Business Hotel (Stop) – Huangqishan Avenue – Xinyangdong Lu – Chaoshan International Airport
Ticket Fare: CNY14
Operating Time at Airport: from the first flight arrival – to within one hour after the last Flight Arrival
Operating Time at Huangqi Long-distance Bus Station: 06:00 – to the last Flight Arrival
Interval: one hour before 20:00; according to the flight schedule after 20:00

 By Taxi: Taxis are available at Chaoshan Airport. Passengers can take taxis to Shantou, Jieyang and Chaozhou at the special location for each city. Look for  the electronic display.
 Tip: It is best not to bargain the price with the taxi driver. Let the taxi drive charge by the meter. 30% empty back fee is charged for the additional kilometers over 20km.

Facilities:

 Duty-free Shops: There are duty-free shops at the International Arrival Hall on the first floor and in the International Waiting Hall on the third floor.
 Restaurants: At present, there are 4 restaurants in the terminal. They are located at the Arrival Hall, the Domestic Departure Hall and the International Departure Hall.
 Washing Rooms: There are 32 washing rooms in the terminal, including 10 washing rooms specially for handicapped with complete facilities on every floor.
 VIP Rooms: There are three VIP rooms in the terminal, including a special VIP room for frequenters of China Southern Airlines, a government VIP room and a business VIP room. The VIP rooms are well equipped with a business room, smoking room, bathroom, massage chair and WiFi service. It also provides special check-in service for passengers.

Services:

 Airport Hotlines: 0663-3933333
 Bank: Bank of China has a 24-hour self-service bank on the left hand side of the Domestic Departure Hall on the third floor of the Terminal. It is available for money withdrawal and deposit, foreign currency exchange, phone bill as well as Visa and MasterCard services.
 Medical Service: Clinics in the terminal are equipped for free medical consultation, blood pressure measuring and temporary care of invalids. The First Aid is open 24 hours for medical treatment and ambulance services.

- Last modified on Feb. 15, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport
Asked by Edmund Tan from SINGAPORE | Feb. 12, 2019 23:08Reply
How to get to Ala Join Hotel Shantou Jinsha Road Branch from Jieyang Chaoshan Intl Airport?
Greetings, I'm arriving at Chaoshan International Airport at around 6pm last week of February. May I know how to get by public buses to Ala Join Hotel Shantou Jinsha Road Branch. Next to Golden Gulf Hotel.
Thank you!
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Answered by Caden from RUSSIA | Feb. 15, 2019 00:23
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Take shuttle bus to get to Jinhaiwan Hotel first. Then walk east around 500 meters to find the destination.
Asked by YTLim from MALAYSIA | Jan. 09, 2019 16:30Reply
How and what bus to take from Shantou airport to People's Square in Chaozhou? What's the frequency?
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Answered by Daisy from NETHERLANDS | Jan. 10, 2019 23:18
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Upon landing, take a coach from the airport to Chaozhou Jinxin Hotel first. The bus schedules are 06:00, 07:20, 09:30, 11:00, 12:40, 13:40, 15:00, 16:10, 17:30 and 19:00. Then take a taxi to the People's Square directly.
Asked by Ade from SINGAPORE | Dec. 08, 2018 21:39Reply
May I know if there is counter where I can buy a China SIM card at the Chaoshan airport?
Thank you in advance
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Answered by Quinn from USA | Dec. 10, 2018 17:35
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As I know, there is no counters selling the SIM Card. You can buy it when you go to the downtown.
Asked by Chong Mei Chan from MALAYSIA | Nov. 29, 2018 07:13Reply
How to I go from Jieyang Airport to Zhangzhou?
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Answered by Andrew from USA | Nov. 29, 2018 21:52
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First, take the special bus line at the airport to Chaoshan Railway Station.The bus runs from the downtown to Chaoshan Railway Station and make a stop at the airport. The get-on point is at the roadside of airport round island. The bus schedule is from 06:40 to 19:30. The departure interval is about 20 minutes and the ticket fare is CNY18.

Next, on arrival at Chaoshan Railway Station, take the high speed train to Zhangzhou. There are about 30 trains available. The duration is about 1 hour and the ticket fare is about CNY60.
Asked by Margaret | Nov. 23, 2018 23:17Reply
May I know if there is any lounge in Jieyang Chaoshan Airport and the location.
Thank you.
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Answered by Emma from USA | Nov. 25, 2018 21:45
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There is only the first-class lounge in the airport and its location is at the left side of A11. Passengers can only use it with the first-class air ticket. Or you can consider the hotels near the airport, such as Twenty Feet Inn, about 900 meters from the airport.
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