Sanya Phoenix International Airport 三亚凤凰机场


Sanya Phoenix International Airport is currently the only airport of the city. Located 11 kilometers northwest of Sanya downtown area, the airport is a short 20-minute drive from the city center, around 30 minutes from Yalong Bay and about 40 minutes from Haitang Bay.


Sanya Phoenix International Airport is the main gateway to Sanya. Since its opening on July 1, 1994, the airport has handled over 100 million passengers.


How to get to Sanya Phoenix Airport:


Public bus

Bus No. 8

Airport to Yulin Market

Operating hours: 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Ticket fare: RMB 5


Bus No. 27

Airport to Yalong Bay Underwater World

Operating hours: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Ticket fare: RMB 11


Bus No. 36

Airport to Hongsha Middle School

Operating hours: 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Ticket fare: RMB 11



The taxi fare in Sanya is RMB 11 at flag fall for the first 2.5 km and RMB 2.4 per km thereafter. Taxis from downtown to the airport take about 30 minutes and cost about RMB 30 to 45. Travel time and fares will vary depending on traffic.


Airport shutter bus

Alternatively, a more economical way to travel into Sanya is to use the airport shuttle bus transport. For detailed information, please call 0898-88289389.


Haikou Meilan International Airport 海口美兰机场

Opened in 1999, Haikou Meilan International Airport is the largest airport in Hainan Province. It is located 20 km southeast of Haikou.


The airport features a green environment and sustainable features in its buildings. It is also touted as the first ecological garden airport in China.


The airport has now started its second phase expansion project, which is expected to open by 2020 and will be designed to provide a very high level of functional and aeronautical quality at the airport.


The expansion of the Haikou Airport will accelerate Hainan’s integration with the national “One Belt, One Road” strategic policy and elevate the province’s importance in the future. It will also have a positive effect on the island’s tourism and aviation industries.


How to get to Haikou Meilan International Airport:


Airport shuttle bus

Airport to Civil Aviation Hotel, at Mingzhu Square of city downtown

Operating hours: From the first flight to the last flight arrival

Ticket fare: RMB 20


Civil Aviation Hotel, city downtown to Airport

Operating hours: Every 30 minutes from 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Ticket fare: RMB 20


Public bus

Bus No. 41

Meilan Airport to Dongfangyang

Operating hours: 6:30 a.m. to 10:40 p.m.


Bus No. 21

Meilan Airport to Baishamen

Operating hours: 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.



Arrival at the airport, you can reach the underground Meilan Airport Railway Station with ten minutes walking, where you can take a bullet train to the Haikou East Railway Station.



It costs around RMB 50 and takes 30 to 40 minutes to get to the downtown area from the Meilan Airport.


Bo’ao Airport 博鳌机场

Construction of Boao Airport in Qionghai City is underway. The airport is expected to open in 2017.


Started on March 19, 2015, the new airport is located in southern Boao, 12 kilometers away from Qionghai. It is about 15 km west of the venue of BFA in Zhongyuan Town.


In line with a 4C class standard, Boao Airport will build a runway of 2,600 meters in length and 45 meters in width, as well as a terminal building covering 9,000 square meters and 26 parking bays. Upon its completion, the airport is designed to handle 480,000 passengers, 4,950 aircraft movements and 1,440 tons of cargo and mail per year by 2020.