Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport Brief Introduction
Location: No.1 Airport Road, Yaoqiang Town, Licheng District, northeast suburb of Jinan City, Shandong Province; about 380 km (236 mi) from Beijing and 825 km (513mi) from Shanghai; 30 km (18.6 mi) from the city center (Baotu Spring Park and Daming Lake) and 33 km (20.5 mi) from Thousand Buddha Mountain and Jinan Railway Station respectively.
Completed and opened to navigation in 1992, Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport has got several expansions. Now it covers an area of 7,200 acres with 1 terminal and a high throughput of 17, 56 million (date of 2019). It serves as the sole airport and international air gateway in Jinan and one of the main national airports in Eastern China. Tourists can fly to Jinan from Shanghai, Xian, Guangzhou, Datong and other linked cities in China within a few hours and from some Asia countries conveniently.
Domestic Flights of Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport
Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport is well-connected with other regions of China. Currently, there are 31 airline companies operates more than 135 domestic air routes to 84 cities, including Shanghai, Xian, Yantai, Weihai, Dalian, Datong, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hohhot, Harbin, Yichang, Sanya, Urumqi, etc. And, it merely takes about 2 hours flying to Jinan from Shanghai, 3 hours from Guangzhou, 1 hour from Yantai, Weihai and Dalian (Liaoning). According to official airport planning, more terminals and runways will be constructed to prompt Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport as a regional airport hub and a huge provincial airport center.
Please note that there are no flights running between Beijing, Tianjin, Taiyuan, Zhengzhou and Jinan. If you want to travel from Beijing to Jinan, a high speed of 1.5 to 2 hours journey is more recommended than time-consuming connecting flights via Dalian, Xian or Changchun.
Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport Major Domestic Flight Schedules:
|Flight Route||Departure Airport||Flight Type||Duration||Frequency|
|Shanghai - Jinan||Shanghai Hongqiao/Pudong International Airport (SHA)/(PVG)||non-stop flight||about 2 hours||6 flights per day|
|Xian - Jinan||Xian Xianyang International Airport (XIY)||non-stop flight||within 2 hours||9 flights per day|
|Guangzhou - Jinan||Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN)||non-stop flight||about 3 hours||over 20 flights per day|
|Shenzhen - Jinan||Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport (SZX)||non-stop flight||about 3 hours||15 flights per day|
|Yantai - Jinan||Yangtai Penglai International Airport (YNT)||non-stop flight||about 1 hour||1 flight per day|
|Weihai - Jinan||Weihai Dashuibo International Airport (WEH)||non-stop flight||about 1 hour||1 flight per day|
|Dalian - Jinan||Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport (DLC)||non-stop flight||1 hour 10 minutes - 15 minutes||10 flights per day|
|Datong - Jinan||Datong Yungang International Airport (WEH)||non-stop flight||about 1.5 hours||6 flight per week|
|Chengdu - Jinan||Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU)||non-stop flight||about 2.5 hours||12 flights per day|
|Chongqing - Jinan||Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport (CKG)||non-stop flight||about 2 hours||10 flights per day|
|Hohhot - Jinan||Hohhot Baita International Airport (HET)||non-stop flight||about 1.5 hours||2 flights per day|
|Lijiang - Jinan||Lijiang Sanyi Airport (LJG)||non-stop & stopover flight||3.5-4.5 hours||2 flights per day|
|Lhasa - Jinan||Lhasa Gonggar International Airport (LXA)||non-stop flight||about 4.5 hours||2 flights per week|
|Xiamen - Jinan||Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport (XMN)||non-stop flight||about 2.5 hours||7 flights per day|
|Zhangjiajie - Jinan||Zhangjiajie Hehua Airport (DTG)||non-stop flight||about 2 hours||1 flight per day|
Note: The above flight schedules is listed for reference only and is subject to seasonal adjustment by the airline accompanies. You can contact us to get updated, detailed flight information or other connected cities.
International & Regional Flights of Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport
Besides, Jinan Yaoqiang International also provides a few outbound flights between Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei (Taiwan), Seoul (South Korea), Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya (Japan), Singapore, Bangkok (Thailand) in Asia and Jinan. Non-stop flights from Hong Kong or Macau to Jinan need around 3 hours and direct flights from Singapore to Jinan just need 5 hours or so.
Major Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport Regional & International Flight Schedules:
|Flight Route||Departure Airport||Flight Type||Duration||Frequency|
|Hong Kong - Jinan||Hong Kong Internatioanl Airport (HKG)||non-stop flight||about 3 hours||Every Monday|
|Seoul - Jinan||Seoul Incheon Airport (ICN)||non-stop flight||about 1 hour||over 30 flights per week|
|Singapore - Jinan||Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)||non-stop flight||about 5 hours||3 flights per week|
Note: International flights to Jinan will be changed seasonally. If you want to fly to Jinan from abroad, please check the flight timetable as early as possible.
Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport Transportation (to Jinan City, Qingdao, Taishan…)
After arrival in Jinan by flight, tourists can directly transfer to the downtown or to major attractions like Baotu Spring Park, Daming Lake, Thousand Buddha Mountain by taxi, airport bus, or travel to Qingdao, Taian, Qufu, Weifang and other destinations in Shandong via private driving or long-distance coach. If you plan to get to other cities by high speed train, you have to transfer to Jinan Railway Station or Jinan West Railway Station.
1. Get from Jinan Airport to DowntownJinan Yaoqiang International Airport Location and Transportation to Downtown
Distance and Driving Time between Jinan Airport and Other Attractions:
(Baotu Spring Park, Daming Lake and Spring City Square are all in the city center area next to each other.)
Airport Public Transportation
● By Taxi: Taking a taxi is the most convenient and efficient way to get to downtown and tour Jinan city. You can easily find a cab after walking out of the exit.
● By Airport Shuttle Bus: There are 5 airport shuttle bus lines commuting between the airport and downtown.
● By City Bus: There is Bus No.309 running between the airport and the northeast suburb areas, and shuttle bus (Line 3) running from the airport to Jinan East Railway Station.
● By Rail Transit: Jinan Rail Transit Line 3 under construction will link Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport, Jinan East Railway Station and the downtown area.
Jinan Airport Shuttle Bus Routes
|Airport Bus Line||Departure & Arrival||Departure Time|
|Line 1||Jinan Yaoqiang Internatioanl Airport → Yuquan Simpson Hotel (located just 1 km, 15 minutes’ walking to Baotu Spring Park)||09:00-end of the flight|
|Line 2||Jinan Yaoqiang Internatioanl Airport → Jinan Long-distance Bus Terminal-Jinan Railway Station||non-stop flight|
|Line 3||Jinan Yaoqiang Internatioanl Airport → Jinan West Railway Station||07:30-20:00|
|Line 4||Jinan Yaoqiang Internatioanl Airport → Jinan Tourist Distribution Centre||09:00-21:00|
|Line 5||Jinan Yaoqiang Internatioanl Airport → Ramada Hotel Jinan (located 2.5 km, 10 minutes’ drive to Shandong Museum)||08:30-19:30|
Tips: The buses depart from north of Gate 5, 6 of the Arrival Hall, 1F, terminal building.
2. Get from Jinan Airport to Other Shandong DestinationsJinan Yaoqiang International Airport to Other Destinations in Shandong
Distance and Driving Time between Jinan Airport and Other Shandong Destinations:
By Long-distance Coach: Tourists can also straightly take coach to nearby destinations from the Jinan International Airport Long-distance Terminal. Totally, the bus station sends over 180 buses to about 35 counties and cities in Shandong, including Tai'an (Mount Tai), Zibo, Weifang, Jining, Linyi, Laiwu, Zaozhuang, Binzhou, etc. Please be aware that the coach takes longer time than a private driving or high speed train, which may need extra transfers.
How to Plan Your Jinan Tour
How to Get to Jinan: You can fly to Jinan from Shanghai, Xian, Guangzhou, Datong or take high speed train from Beijing, Shanghai and other Chinese cities.
Best Time to Visit Jinan: May, September and October when temperature is moderate comfortable and weather is probably good.
Top Attractions to Visit in Jinan: Baotu Spring Park, Daming Lake, Thousand Buddha Mountain, Shandong Museum …
Jinan, the capital city in central Shandong, is the famous “City of Spring” in China hiding numerous natural springs and picturesque city landscape. 1 day is suitable for visiting major spots in Jinan. But tourists usually take 4 to 5 days to travel Jinan with the best highlights in Shandong, including the sacred Mount Tai, hometown of Confucius - Qufu and beautiful coastal city - Qingdao.
During your day trip in Jinan, you can conveniently visit several attractions together in the city center, such as the Baotu Spring Park, Daming Lake, Black Tiger Spring and Spring City Square. In Jinan, it’s also a good idea to learn the local culture and history in the Shandong Museum and make a leisurely hike on the Thousand Buddha Mountain. Next, you can take 1 full day to climb the Mount Tai and another day to worship the Confucianism in the “San Kong” of Qufu. While in Qingdao, you may spare leave 2 days to immerse in the mind-blowing seaside scenery and experience the energetic Tsingtao Beer.
If times allows and you’re quite interested in Shandong culture and beauty, it’s strongly advised to explore more wonderful places, like the Capital of Kite - Weifang, fairyland Penglai of Yantai, pretty Weihai, etc. Beyond Shandong, travelers often extend trip further to Beijing, Xian, Datong & Pingyao (in Shanxi)， Luoyang & Shaolin Temple & Kaifeng (in Henan) and more stunning heritages and nature sights in China.
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