Chengdu Shuangliu Airport (CTU)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, opened as a civil airport on 12 December 1956, is one of the most important in China and serves the city-sub-province of Chengdu. Due to the large decrease in international traffic at major airports due to the Coronavirus pandemic, in 2021, Chengdu Airport ranked as the second busiest not only in China, but in the whole of Asia (second only to Guangzhou Airport). In addition to numerous domestic destinations, it operates some international flights to neighbouring countries.

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Number of terminals - 2 - Terminal 1 (international flights) and Terminal 2 (domestic flights). Open 24 hours a day and connected by a free shuttle between 6:00 am and 0:00 am. Vehicles are also available to take passengers to the Terminal 2 boarding gates from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm.

Annual passenger traffic: 17.8 million passengers passed through it in 2022.

Tel: +86 288 520 5555

Information desks next to gate 5 and corridor 1, in Terminal 1, and next to gate 11 and concourse DE, in Terminal 2.


The airport is located in Shuangliu District, 16 km (10 miles) southwest of downtown Chengdu.

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Car rental agencies

Within the grounds, you will find 24-hour offices of Avis (Tel +86 400 001 3600) and Hertz (Tel +86 288 561 1131). However, it's important to know that you need a Chinese car licence to rent a car in China. For this reason, many companies rent cars with a Chinese driver.


Parking services at Chengdu Shuangliu Airport (CTU)

Currently, there are only parking spaces next to Terminal 2. The first 30 minutes are free of charge. Tyre inflation and changing services are available. More information: Tel +86 288 520 5901 / 5684. Fares

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Persons requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline of their particular needs before travelling, or call Tel +86 288 520 5555. There are lifts and ramps, adapted toilets and accessible telephones inside the terminals. Special passengers (elderly, sick, disabled, pregnant women) can also pass through security screening via dedicated lanes.


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Latest updates: October 23, 2023