XishuangBanna Transportation – By Air

There is only one airport in Xishuangbanna, Xishuangbanna Gasa International Airport serving tourists for their Yunnan Travel. It is a civilian airport located in southwest of Jinghong City in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan. Banna Airport for short, also known as Jinghong airport. Xishuangbanna Gasa International Airport is the “civilized Airport” at southwest China, and is also the second international airport in Yunnan Province.

Xishuangbanna Gasa International Airport

Xishuangbanna Gasa International Airport, 5 kilometers from the downtown, is currently the largest airport in Yunnan province only second to Kunming Changshui International Airport. At present, there are domestic flights to Kunming, Dali, LijiangShanghaiTianjinChongqing, etc., and international flights to Bangkok, Luang Prabang and Chiengmai. There are at least 2 flights to and fro between Kunming and Jinghong per day and 6 to 10 flights per day during high season. The flight distance between Kunming and Jinghong is 520 kilometers which lasts 50 minutes.  

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
9 Air Guangzhou
Beijing Capital Airlines Beijing–Capital, Hangzhou, Lijiang, Kunming
Chengdu Airlines Kunming
China Eastern Airlines Beijing–Capital, Guangzhou, Guilin, Hangzhou, Kunming, Lanzhou, Lincang, Nanchang, Nanjing, Shanghai–Pudong, Tianjin, Xi’an
China Express Airlines Kunming, Lijiang, Tianjin, Zunyi–Xinzhou
China Southern Airlines Chongqing, Guiyang, Kunming, Lanzhou, Shenyang, Wuhan, Zhengzhou
China Southern Airlines
operated by Chongqing Airlines
JC International Airlines Siem Reap, Sihanoukville (begins 6 July 2019)
Kunming Airlines Changsha, Kunming, Lijiang
Lao Airlines Luang Prabang
Loong Air Anshun, Bijie, Guilin, Hangzhou
Lucky Air Chengdu, Dali, Kunming, Lijiang, Mianyang, Xi’an
Okay Airways Kunming
Ruili Airlines Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Kunming, Lanzhou, Lijiang, Shenyang, Taiyuan
Shandong Airlines Beijing–Capital, Kunming
Shanghai Airlines Kunming, Shanghai–Hongqiao
Sichuan Airlines Beijing–Capital, Chengdu, Chongqing, Diqing, Guiyang, Hangzhou, Harbin, Kunming, Lijiang, Linyi, Luzhou, Mianyang, Nanchang, Xi’an
Spring Airlines Changsha, Shanghai–Hongqiao
West Air Chongqing, Kunming

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Airport Facilities 

Areas Facilities Location
Departure Hall Counter for First Class, Business Class, VIP, Gold and Silver Card of Eastern Miles (for domestic flights only) Counter No. 13 in Domestic Departure Hall
Director’s Counter (demostic check-in) Counter No. 14 in Domestic Departure Hall
Late Passengers’ Counter (domestic flights) Counter No. 15 in Domestic Departure Hall
Economic Class Counter (domestic flights) Counters No. 16-24 in Domestic Departure Hall
Military Personnel Counter Counter No. 13, Block A of the terminal
Ticket Counter (domestic flights) Information Center in the Domestic Departure Hall 
International Check-in Counter  Check-in Counter in International Departure Hall
Waiting Hall Massage chairs, water fountain, shops, washrooms Boarding Gates No. 1-14 in the Waiting Hall
Arrival Hall Domestic Baggage Claim Baggage Carousel No. 1-3 in Domestic Arrival Hall
International Baggage Claim Baggage Carousel in International Arrival Hall

Airport Transportation

Taxi and Bus

Xishuangbanna Gasa International Airport is 5 kilometers away from Jinghong City. You can take a taxi to downtown from the airport,the fare will not exceed 20 yuan. You can also take No.1 bus, but you need to walk about 500 meters to get on the bus at the gate of Jinghong Vocational High School (景洪职业中学). The bus departs at every 15 minutes, and the last bus leaves at 10 p.m from the airport. The fare is 2 yuan per person.

Airport Shuttle Bus

  • Airport-Jinghong downtown: You can buy a shuttle bus ticket at the arrival hall and get on the bus in front of the arrival hall. The bus will take you to the downtown area. The price is 4 yuan/person.
  • Jinghong downtown-Airport: The airport shuttle bus passes through Jinfeng Hotel bus stop, Caixin Hotel bus stop and Airport Expressway. It departs every 30 minutes from 7: 30 to 22: 00. If you want to go to airport by this bus, you can get on the bus at any of the stops.

Tel for Booking Service: 0691-2124774 0691-2124055
Address: Jingde West Road 景德西路
Tel for complaint: 0691-2122323

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