An emblem of the airport. Behind, the control tower can be clearly seen
Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport Terminal 3
Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport Terminal 4
Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport (IATA: XMN, ICAO: ZSAM) is the airport serving the city of Xiamen in Fujian Province, China. It is the main base of XiamenAir and TAECO, an aircraft maintenance provider. The airport is located on the north side of Xiamen Island. Construction of a new terminal (Terminal 4) started in October 2011 and was completed in 2014.
In 2012, Xiamen airport was the 8th busiest airport in China in terms of cargo traffic, and the 11th busiest in terms of passenger traffic with 17,354,076 passengers and the 10th busiest airport by traffic movements.
As the city of Xiamen continues to grow, Xiamen Gaoqi airport, which it shares the same island with has little room to expand after the latest completion of terminal 4 in 2014. A new airport is currently under construction on Dadeng Island, Xiangan District, currently known as Xiamen Xiangan Airport and scheduled to be completed by the end of 2025. When completed it will boast two new runways, a 550,000 sq meter terminal, and be able to handle up to 45 million passengers, and also there will have two subway lines to get there, one of them is from Xiamen Railway station(Line 3).