Qingdao Liuting International Airport
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Qīngdǎo Liútíng Guójì Jīchǎng
|IATA: TAO – ICAO: ZSQD|
|Operator||Qingdao International Airport Group Co., Ltd.|
|Serves||Qingdao, Shandong, China|
|Elevation AMSL||10 m / 33 ft|
|Source: List of the busiest airports in China|
|Qingdao Liuting International Airport|
Qingdao Liuting International Airport (IATA: TAO, ICAO: ZSQD) (Chinese: 青岛流亭国际机场) is the main airport serving the city of Qingdao, in Shandong Province, China. It is about 31 kilometres (19 mi) from the city center. Qingdao is a focus city for China Eastern Airlines and Shandong Airlines.
From 2004 to 2006, the airport underwent an expansion of its terminal as well as adding more parking spaces which was part of its initial 2010 goal to expand Liuting Airport to handle 5.2 million passengers annually or 2400 passengers and almost 120,000 tons of cargo hourly. The runway was also extended to its current length.
In 2012, Qingdao Liuting was the 17th busiest airport in China with 12,601,152 passengers.
Airlines and destinations
- ^Note 1 : Lufthansa's flight from Qingdao to Frankfurt makes a stop in Shenyang. Lufthansa, however, does not have traffic rights to transport passengers between Qingdao and Shenyang.
- ^Note 2 : Scoot's flight continue service to Shenyang. Scoot, however, does not have traffic rights to transport passengers between Qingdao and Shenyang.
The airport is 30 km north of the city, and connected by taxi and an airport bus.
- "青岛胶东国际机场正式获批 选址靠近大沽河". Xinhua (in Chinese). 2013-12-06. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
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