Airport ( Kunming Changshui International Airport)
Location: Kunming Changshui International Airport lies nearby Changshui Village, Guandu District in the northeast of Kunming city and is 25 kilometers (about 15.5 miles) from the the city center.
Brief Introduction: The airport was formally come into operation on June 28th, 2012. It replaced the former Wujiaba International Airport and serves as ‘Gateway’ to southwest China. The new airport services Southeast Asia, South Asia, West Asia, and connects with Europe, Asia, and Africa. It has a layout of about 22.97 square kilometers (8.87 square miles). It has 2 runways and is expected to meet the annual throughput of 38,000,000 passengers, cargo throughput of 950,000 tons, and 303,000 aircraft sorties in the near future. It provides flights to many cities in China and abroad. Some of the domestic cities are popular tourist sites like Lijiang, Jinghong, Beijing, Chengdu, Guilin, Lhasa, Shanghai, Sanya and Xian. The international destinations include Taoyuan, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Hanoi, Dacca, Phnom Penh, Osaka, Singapore, Calcutta, Rangoon, Mandalay, Vientiane and Bangkok.
Airline Companies: China Eastern Airlines (MU), China Southern Airlines (CZ), Dragon Air (KA), JuneYao Airlines(HO), Korean Airlines (KE), Kunming Airlines (KY), Lao Airlines(QV), Lucky Air (8L), Sichuan Airlines(3U), Spring Airlines (9C), Thai Airways International(TG), Vietnam Airlines(VN), Xiamen Airlines (MF), UNI Air (B7), Yingan Airlines (YA), Malaysia Airlines (MH)
Kunming Railway Station: Kunming Railway Station is 19 miles (30 kilometers) from Changshui International Airport, 8 miles (13 km) from Dianchi Lake, 53 miles (85 kilometers) from Stone Forest, 2 miles (3 kilometers) from Jinbi Square (city center) and 17 miles (28 km) from Kunming South Railway Station.
Schedule and Ticket Booking
As an important railway station in southwest China, the station is the intersection of several main rail lines. It links the city with the national railroad network, and operates trains to/from many major China cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an, Chengdu, Nanjing, Guangzhou, Dali, and Lijiang.
There are major rail lines from the station servicing Dali, Lijiang, Beijing, Shanghai, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Guilin, Hangzhou, Huangshan, Luoyang, Nanjing, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi’an, Zhangjiajie, Zhengzhou and more.
An International Rail Hub in Southwest China
Kunming South Train station is the largest railway station in Southwest China and is not only a vital station connecting Southwest China with other Chinese regions, but also an important rail traffic hub between China and Southeast Asia.
Major Domestic Rail Lines from this station to:
Changsha Chongqing Fuzhou Guilin Guiyang Hangzhou Nanjing
Nanning Shanghai Shenzhen Wuhan Xiamen Xi’an Zhengzhou