Chengdu Shuangliu Airport(CTU) Guides

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport(IATA: CTU) is located 18km southwest of Chengdu city centre, the capital of Sichuan province, China. It is the largest airport in Southwest China and the fourth-busiest in mainland China. By 2019, it's handled 55,852,552 passenger trips, 366,887 departures and arrivals, and 671 thousands metric tons of cargo and mail annually.

There are two terminals, Terminal 1 that opened in 2004, and Terminal 2 that opened in 2012. The Satellite hall of Terminal 2 was used on Jan 06, 2020. Covering an area of 5 square kilometres, Chengdu airport has two 3600 metres runways.

Chengdu Airport can be reached by High-speed trains, Metro line 10, taxi, and airport bus.

Chengdu Shuangliu international Airport, CTU Airport, Terminal 1

The airport is now an international civil airport with flights to more than 52 international destinations and over 145 domestic airports. And It is a hub for Sichuan Airlines Chengdu Airlines and Air China.

Terminal 1 serves all the international flights and Sichuan Airlines domestic flights. International airlines are included ROYAL DUTCH AIRLINES, Qantas Airways, UNITED AIRLINES, AIR ASIA, SINGAPORE AIRLINES, CATHAY PACIFIC, ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS,etc.

Terminal 2 mainly serves China domestic flights. Domestic Airlines are included Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, etc.

Departures at Chengdu Shuangliu international Airport, CTU Airport

[Important]Travel restrictions of COVID-19

All overseas arrivals are required to take a nucleic acid test and being quarantined in designated facilities for 14 days. Travelers are expected to cover the costs of the quarantine.

And China suspended the entry into China by foreign nationals holding valid visas or residence permits since Mar 28 2020. And 144-HOUR VISA-FREE TRANSIT also is unavailable.

But entry with diplomatic, service, courtesy or C visas are not affected. And if you got a new Chinese Visa after Mar 28 2020, you also can enter China.

Effective from 28th September 2020 (12AM), foreign nationals holding valid Chinese residence permits for work, personal matters and reunion are allowed to enter China with no need to apply for new visas. If the above three categories of residence permits held by foreign nationals are expired after 12 a.m of 28 March 2020, the holders may apply for relevant visas by presenting the expired residence permits and relevant materials to the Chinese embassies or consulates on the condition that the purpose of the holders' visit to China remains unchanged.

Location and Map

Address: Airport Road, Shuangliu District, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU) is located 18km southwest of the downtown of Chengdu, 23km southwest of Chengdu East Railway Station, and 15km southwest of Chengdu South Railway Station.

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport map, map of CTU Airport

FAQs of Chengdu Shuangliu Airport

1. How far is Chengdu Shuangliu Airport from downtown of Chengdu?

Chengdu Shuangliu Airport is located 18km southwest of downtown of Chengdu

2. How far is Chengdu Shuangliu Airport from Chengdu East Railway Station?

Chengdu Shuangliu Airport is located 23km southwest of Chengdu East Railway Station.

3. How far is Chengdu Resarch Base of Giant Panda Breeding from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport?

Chengdu Shuangliu Airport is located 35km southwest of Chengdu Resarch Base of Giant Panda Breeding.

4. How to get to Chengdu Shuangliu Airport by train, metro, bus or taxi?

Chengdu Shuangliu Airport can be reached by High-speed trains, Metro line 10, taxi, and airport bus. Metro line 10 is mostly recommended.

5. How many terminals are there at Chengdu Shuangliu Airport?

Chengdu Shuangliu Airport now has two terminals: Terminal 1, Terminal 2.

6. When do I need to arrive at the airport before the departure?

Allow yourself plenty of time, at least 2 hours to queue up for security checks and boarding.

7. Are there any foods at Chengdu Shuangliu Airport?

There are many options foods and restaurants, including Chinese foods, Western foods, Fast foods, Halal food, noodles, noodles, KFC, McDonald's and Starbucks. Get details

8. Are there any hourly lounges or hotels at Chengdu Shuangliu Airport?

There are one hourly lounges - Take a Nap, one five stars hotel and some First class/Business lounges. Get details

9. What is and how to get 144-HOUR VISA-FREE TRANSIT at Chengdu Shuangliu Airport?

144-HOUR VISA-FREE TRANSIT is a policy that allows citizens from 53 countries who hold valid international travel documents, and a passenger ticket for connecting travel to a third country (region) with confirmed seats and a departure time within 144 hours, to travel in Chengdu without a visa for six days. Get details

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