Kunming Changshui International Airport
Kunming Changshui International Airport is the primary airport serving Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province, China. The airport is located 24.5 km northeast of the city center in a graded mountainous area about 2,100 m above sea level.
As a gateway to Southeast and South Asia, Changshui Airport is a hub for China Eastern Airlines, Kunming Airlines, Lucky Air, Sichuan Airlines and Ruili Airlines.
The new airport has two runways, and handled 48,075,978 passengers in 2019, making it one of the 50 busiest airports in the world by passenger traffic, the first time it earned this distinction. In 2020, it is expected to handle 50 million passengers.
Kunming Changshui International Airport and Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport are the two national gateway hub airports of China.
The main terminal was designed by architectural firm SOM with engineering firm Arup.