Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport

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Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport

  • IATA: TAO (once opened)
  • ICAO: ZSQD (once opened)
Airport typePublic
ServesQingdao, Shandong
LocationJiaodong, Jiaozhou, Shandong
Coordinates36°21′43″N 120°5′18″E / 36.36194°N 120.08833°E / 36.36194; 120.08833Coordinates: 36°21′43″N 120°5′18″E / 36.36194°N 120.08833°E / 36.36194; 120.08833
Jiaodong Airport is located in Qingdao
Jiaodong Airport
Jiaodong Airport
Location of airport in Qingdao
Jiaodong Airport is located in Shandong
Jiaodong Airport
Jiaodong Airport
Jiaodong Airport (Shandong)
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16/34 3,600 11,811 Concrete
17/35 3,600 11,811 Concrete
Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport
Simplified Chinese青岛胶东国际机场
Traditional Chinese青島膠東國際機場

Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport (IATA: TAO, ICAO: ZSQD) is an airport that will serve the city of Qingdao in Shandong province, China. It received approval in December 2013, and will replace the existing Qingdao Liuting International Airport as the city's main airport.[2] It will be located in Jiaodong, Jiaozhou, 39 kilometres (24 mi) from the center of Qingdao.[1] It is fully complete since mid-2020, but the official opening date has yet to be announced. It will be the largest airport in Shandong, capable of handling 35 million passengers annually.[3]



June 2015 - Groundbreaking ceremony.

June 2016 - Hoisting of the first steel ball in the terminal building.

April 2017 – Start of construction phase starts.

October 2018 – Start of testing phase.

September 2019 - Start of large-scale decoration and equipment installation.

June 2020 - Terminal building construction and civil aviation professional project pass completion acceptance; project completion.

January 2021 - Two aircraft successfully completed test flights.[5]


The airport will have two runways, which are 3,600 meters long, respectively (class 4F). It will have a 450,000 square metres (4,800,000 sq ft) terminal building.[1]




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  1. ^ a b c 青岛新机场落定胶州胶东街道 选址获民航局批复. Sohu (in Chinese). 2013-09-29. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
  2. ^ 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. Archived from the original on 2014-02-03. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
  3. ^ "Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport". CAPA. Retrieved 11 May 2017.
  4. ^ "China Construction finishes construction of new international airport in Qingdao". 2020-07-20.
  5. ^ "Qingdao's new airport completes test flights". 2021-01-28.
  6. ^ "线路导航 青岛地铁".