Visit Chinatungsten by Air
Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport
Address:10 KM from downtown Xiamen
Phone Number: +86 (0) 592 5706017, 6028940, 6020033
Opening in 1983, Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport offers direct flights between Xiamen and more than 75 cities both within China and abroad. It is touted as of being one of the 10 busiest airports in China, and is able to handle 10 million passengers annually. Over 21 airlines operate out of Xiamen Airport.
The faculties and services within the airport include: Modern clean western style restrooms, a baby changing room, moving walkways, free luggage carts, several restaurants, gift and convenience shops, a medical center, and a business center. There are a number of ATMs provided by several banks, with foreign currency exchange service available at the Bank of China. Xiamen airport provides counters for hotel and tourism information, lost luggage, left luggage and lost and found articles.
Transportation: There is an efficiently operated taxi stand just outside the arrival level. Metered taxis cost 8 RMB for the first 3 KM and 2 RMB per KM thereafter. Downtown Xiamen is about 10 KMs from the airport, so the taxi should cost less than 50 RMB for most destinations in the area.
The shuttle bus to downtown costs 6 RMB. The shuttle bus can be caught just west of the terminal. It runs from 7AM to 9 PM daily. Use the public bus for an even cheaper (1 RMB) means to reach your destination. Buses 27, 37, 41, 81 and 91 can be picked up just east of the terminal, and run until 10:30 PM each night.