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Kunming Changshui International Airport

Kunming, China

Kunming Airport overview

Kunming Changshui International Airport (IATA: KMG, ICAO: ZPPP) is the primary airport serving Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province, China. The airport is located 24.5 km (15.2 mi) northeast of the city center in a graded mountainous area about 2,100 m (6,900 ft) above sea level. The airport opened at 08:00 (UTC+8) on June 28, 2012, replacing the old Kunming Wujiaba International Airport, which will be demolished. 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 (versus the single runway at Wujiaba), and handled 37,523,345 passengers in 2015, 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 43 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.

Public transport to city center of Kunming

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Transfers from Kunming Changshui International Airport

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Airport ranking

44,729,736 passengers in 2017.
37.bussiest airport in the World
17. bussiest airport in Asia
6.bussiest airport in China

Airport details

19°C KMG airport weather - 19°C

Actual time 11:17
Actual date 2018/08/15
 
IATA code KMG
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