Kunming International Airport (KMG)

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.


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Kunming Changshui Airport (KMG)

Kunming Changshui International Airport, opened in July 2011, is the main international air terminal serving Kunming, the capital city of China's Yunnan province. In addition to numerous domestic flights, it has international destinations, mainly to neighboring countries and Southeast Asia. It is a hub for China Eastern Airlines, Kunming Airlines and Lucky Air.

Official Website:
Number of terminals  - 1 - available 24 hours a day. It is one of the largest terminals in China, in terms of m2, and has more than 60 contact doors with access walkways. It has three levels above ground and another three underground.
Annual passenger traffic:  30.3 million passengers passed through it in 2021.
Tel:  +86 871 96566

There are information counters in the international and domestic areas. Hours of service: 06:00 until the last exit.


It is located in the town of Changshui, 24.5 km (15.2 mi) northeast of Kunming city center.  See Map

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Car rental agencies

It is important to know that to rent a car in Changshui it is mandatory to present a Chinese driving license. Please note that international driver's licenses are not permitted.

The best option is to rent a car with a driver, something that is usually done in China for several tourists.


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Parking services at Kunming Changshui Airport (KMG)

indoor parking

- Up to 15 minutes: Free
- First 60 minutes: CNY 8
- Every 30 minutes after: CNY 2
- 1 day: CNY 60

outdoor parking

- Up to 15 minutes: Free
- First 60 minutes: CNY 5
- Every 30 minutes thereafter: CNY
1 - 1 day: CNY 60
- 1 day for large vehicles: CNY 100


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Persons requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline of their particular needs prior to travel. Changshui airport has elevators and ramps, adapted toilets and accessible telephones inside the terminals.
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Latest updates: February 27, 2022