Xining Caojiabao Airport

Airport Code: XNN

Location:

Xining Caojiabao Airport, one of high-altitude airports in China, is situated about 17 miles (28 kilometers) from the downtown area.

Brief Intro:

Currently, Xining Airport has 56 domestic air routes operated by 15 airlines. Passengers can take flights to major cities such as Beijing, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Kunming and Xian. There is only one terminal building here – T2. It covers 10 acres (4.2 hectares) and is equipped with 28 check-in counters, 12 security check channels and 14 boarding gates.

Boarding Tips

1. Passengers departing from the Xining Airport are advised to arrive at least 1.5 hours ahead. The boarding gates will be closed 15 minutes in advance. The check-in counters are closed 30 minutes before flight departure.
2. If passengers do not have luggage, please check in through no-luggage counters. If one gets an e-ticket, he/she may also check in via the automatic check-in machine.

Air Navigation Cities

(listed in alphabetical order)
Beijing, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Dunhuang, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Guilin, Golmud, Hangzhou, Hefei, Heisey, Hohhot, Shantou (Jieyang), Jinan, Kunming, Lhasa, Mianyang, Nanning, Nanjing, Ningbo, Ordos, Qingdao, Quanzhou, Sanya, Shanghai, Shijiazhuang, Shenzhen, Shenyang, Tianjin, Urumqi, Wenzhou, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xian, Yantai, Yinchuan, Yulin, Yushu, Zhuhai, Zhengzhou

Airline Companies:

Air China (CA), China Eastern Airlines (MU), China Southern Airlines (CZ), Shandong Airlines (SC), Hainan Airlines (HU), Juneyao Airlines (HO), Spring Airlines (9C), Shenzhen Airlines (ZH), Sichuan Airlines (3U), Xiamen Airlines (MF), Uni Airways (B7), Air Asia (AK), Tianjin Airlines (GS), Loong Air (GJ), Air Chang’an (9H)

Xining Airport Transportation

 Note: The shuttle bus pick-up points are near Gates No.2&3, Arrival Hall, 1F.

 Shuttle Bus
 Haihu New District Line
Airport →  Jinjiang Inn (West Wusi Road Branch) Jinjiang Inn (West Wusi Road Branch) → Airport
According to the flight schedule 08:00 - 18:00
Frequency: 2 hours
Duration: 1 hour
Ticket Fare: CNY 21/person
Stops
XNN → Sofitel Hotel (Wanda Plaza, Xinhualian Shopping Center) → Jinjiang Inn (West Wusi Road Branch) Jinjiang Inn (West Wusi Road Branch) → Sofitel Hotel (Wanda Plaza, Xinhualian Shopping Center) → XNN

 Downtown Line
Airport → Yinlong Hotel → Yile Hotel Yile Hotel → Yinlong Hotel → Airport
According to the flight schedule 08:00 - 18:00
Frequency: 1 hour
Duration: 1 hour
Ticket Fare: CNY 21/person

 East Line
Airport → Bayilu Coach Station → Xining Railway Station (nearby Passenger Transportation Center) Xining Railway Station (near Passenger Transport Center) → Bayilu Coach Station → Airport
According to the flight schedule
 Note: After 17:00, the bus route is adjusted to Airport - Yinlong Hotel - Yile Hotel – Bayilu Coach Station
05:30, 07:00 - 20:00
Frequency: 1 hour
Duration: 1 hour
Ticket Fare: CNY 21/person
Stops
Fuyin Changle International Hotel, Administration Committee of the Development Zone, Afif Hotel, Xinqian International Plaza, Huitong Hotel ---

 Taxi
It takes around half an hour to get to the downtown area from airport by taxi. The official taxi stands are located outside of Gate No.1, Arrive Hall of 1F. Sometimes, passengers can negotiate the price with the driver if he or she refuses to charge by meter.  

Hereunder is the cab fare for your reference:
Destination Reference Fare Duration
Xining Railway Station (near Passenger Transport Center) CNY 90-100 30 minutes
Northern Buddhist Temple CNY 80-90 25 minutes
Ta'er Monastery CNY 140-150 60 minutes
Bayilu Coach Station CNY 40-50 20 minutes

Service & Facilities

 Baggage Packing
Location: Gate No.1, Departure Hall, 2F
Fare: CNY 10/ piece

 Baggage Storage: West side of Security Check Channel, Departure Hall, 2F

 Baggage Carts: Departure Halls of 1F & 2F

 Medical Center:
Location: East side of Departure Hall, 1F
Hotline: +86 0971-8188120

 Special Services
1. Unaccompanied children can ask for the service when buy the air tickets. Airport staffs will help them until boarding.
Hotline: +86 0971-8133333
2. Disabled passengers can apply for a wheelchair at the Enquiry Counter or Special Passenger Service Counter.
Hotline: +86 0971-8188114

 ATM: East side of Departure Hall, 2F

 Free Wi-Fi

 Useful Numbers:
Airport Enquiry: +86 0971-8188114
Air Ticket: +86 0971-8188215
Baggage Enquiry: +86 0971-8188190
Police Office: +86 0971-8188308

 Café
Name: Lance & Paul Coffee
Location: Boarding Gate No.8, Restricted Area 

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