Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport

Qingdao Jiaodong airport is expected to be completed by the end of 2019. The airport will build two parallel runways, with a length of 3,600 meters (3,937 yards) and a terminal building of 450,000 square meters (538,196 square yards). After completion, it can hold the demand of annual passenger throughput of 35 million people, In the future, it is planned to build two more runways with a length of 3,200 meters (3450 yards) and a terminal building of 700,000 square meters (837,193 square yards), which can meet the demand of annual passenger throughput of 55 million.


Qingdao Jiaodong Airport Code: TAO


Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport is located in the Qiandiankou Village, Jiaozhou City, about 17.1kilometers (10 miles) away from the downtown of Jiaozhou, and about 39 kilometers (24 miles) away from the downtown of Qingdao.


Terminal Building

Jiaodong Airport terminal has a total of 6 floors with two underground floors. The outlook of the terminal will be like a starfish and the distance to the boarding gates is much shortened.
 GTC, parking lot: B1 & B2
 Arrival hall, baggage claim area for domestic and international arrival flights, reception hall, far flight waiting room, VIP area, baggage handling room, and domestic departure and arrival area for transferring flights: 1F
 Domestic and international arrival hall, domestic and international transit hall: 2F
 Domestic security check area, domestic and international waiting lounge, commercial area: 3F
 Domestic and international check-in area, international security check, commercial area: 4F


Transportation in Jiaodong Airport

 1: Rail Transit
In the second half of 2020, the northern section of Metro Line 8 will be opened to traffic, and the arrival time will be 35 minutes from Qingdao North Railway Station to Jiaodong Airport. By the end of 2021, the Metro Line 8 will be fully opened to traffic. And then the travel time from Wusi Square to Jiaodong Airport will be about 50 minutes.
 2: Airport Express and City Bus:
The 12 planned airport express lines will cover the districts of Xihai’an, Hongdao. Chengyang, Jimo, Pingdu, Laixi and other districts with stops of Fuxin Building, Qingdao Railway Station, Sifang Long-distance Coach Station and Expo Park. Besides, 6 city bus lines will be opened to connect the airport and downtown. 
 3: Long-Distance Airport Shuttle Bus
It will open 28 long-distance airport shuttle buses from Jiaodong Airport to Dongying, Zibo, Weifang, Rizhao, Yantai, Weihai and other cities.

How to Travel to Qingdao Now

Qingdao Liuting Airport is located in Liuting Street, Chengyang District of Qingdao City in Shandong Province, about 23 kilometers (14.3 miles) from the center of Qingdao, Flights run to/ from 106 cities in this airport, including domestic destinations such as Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Kunming, Tianjin, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Hefei, Xiamen, Xi’an, Shenzhen, Fuzhou and Guilin… International destinations include London, Inchon, Los Angel, Osaka, Sydney, Vancouver, Melbourne and Moscow…


Transportation from Qingdao Liuting International Airport to Downtown

 Airport Shuttle Bus

Airport Shuttle Bus Departure Time Travel Time Ticket Price
Line 701
Liuting Airport – Fuxin Building
07:30, 08:10, 08:40, 09:00, 09:30 – 19:00, 19:00 – according to flights schedule 1 hour and 40 minutes CNY20
Line 702
Liuting Airport – Qingdao Railway Station
07:15 – 23:45 1 hour and 10 minutes
Line 703
Liuting Airport – Lijing Hotel
 08:20 – 18:20 1 hour and 40 minutes
Line 705
Liuting Airport – Huangdao District Government
09:00 – 23:30 1 hour and 45 minutes CNY40

 City Bus
City Bus Major Stops Operating Time Ticket Price
Line 305 Liuting Airport – North Coach Station – Loshan Park – Xingcheng Road – Qingdao Central Hospital – Beiling Mountain Forest Park – Municipal Hospital – Qingdao Railway Station – Tuandao 05:00 – 20:55 CNY 4
Line 613 Qingdao Angricultural University West – Chengyang Radio and Television Center – Baixing Leyuan – Chongyang Road – Liuting Airport – North Coach Station 05:40 –21:00 CNY 1
Line 767 Xinyun Road – Xiuyuan Road – Logistic Trading Center – Zaohu Community – Chengyangcun – Hongyang Jiaju – Liuting Airport – Liuting Hospital – North Coach Station 05:50 – 20:40 CNY 2
Line 917 Xiazhuang Dongfang City Parking Lot – Shanshui Jiayuan Community – Xixiaoshui – Chengyang Vocational College – North Coach Station –Liuting Airport – Chengyang NO.5 Middle School – Century Patk – Changcheng Road 05:00 – 20:30 CNY 2

- Last updated on Mar. 11, 2022 -
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