Zhuhai Jinwan Airport

Zhuhai Jinwan Airport (IATA: ZUH, ICAO: ZGSD), also called Zhuhai Sanzao Airport (Chinese: 珠海金湾机场) before January 10, 2013,[2] is the airport serving the city of Zhuhai in Guangdong province, China. It is located some 50 kilometres (31 mi) (road distance) southwest of the Zhuhai city center in Sanzao Town, Jinwan District, and 25 kilometres (16 mi) southwest of the special administrative region of Macau.

The airport hosts the largest airshow in mainland China, the China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition.


The airport began construction in December 1992 and opened in June 1995.

In 1996, the first China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition was hosted.

In October 2006, the airport official began to co-operate with Hong Kong International Airport, forming the operator company Hong Kong-Zhuhai Airport Management Co.,Ltd.[3]

Future Expansion

In September 2017, the CAAC and the government of Guangdong province announced an expansion plan of Zhuhai airport, including expansion of the eastern corridor, the 3rd and 4th floor of the terminal and the western VIP lounge. The terminal will be expanded to an area of 122,000 square metre. The plan started in November 2017 and is expected to finish in October 2019.[4]

A new terminal and a 2600-metre runway is also planned.

Airlines and destinations


Airlines Destinations
Air Chang’an Xi’an
Air China Beijing–Capital, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dazhou, Shiyan,[5] Tianjin, Wuhan, Yinchuan
Air Travel Nanchang
Chengdu Airlines Chengdu, Zunyi–Xinzhou
China Eastern Airlines Changsha, Chengdu, Harbin,[6] Lanzhou,[7] Nanjing, Ningbo,[8] Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shanghai–Pudong, Wuxi, Xi’an
China Express Airlines Chongqing, Guiyang, Zhanjiang
China Southern Airlines Beijing–Capital, Changchun, Changde, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Guiyang, Haikou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hefei, Heihe,[9] Hengyang, Hohhot, Jinan, Kunming, Lanzhou, Luzhou,[10] Nanjing, Sanya, Shanghai–Pudong, Shenyang, Taiyuan,[11] Tianjin,[11] Wuhan, Xi’an, Yancheng, Yiwu, Zhengzhou
China United Airlines Beijing–Nanyuan,[12] Luliang,[12] Shijiazhuang
Donghai Airlines Changchun, Dalian, Haikou,[13] Hangzhou, Jining,[14] Kunming, Lanzhou, Linyi, Nanchang, Nantong, Nanyang, Quanzhou, Wanzhou, Yichang, Zhengzhou
GX Airlines Haikou, Handan, Luoyang, Meizhou, Nanning
Hainan Airlines Changsha, Dalian, Fuzhou, Haikou, Hangzhou, Hefei,[15] Jinan,[16] Lanzhou, Lianyungang,[16] Linfen, Nanchang, Sanya, Taiyuan, Urumqi, Wuhan, Xi’an, Xuzhou, Zhengzhou
Hebei Airlines Nanjing, Shijiazhuang
Jiangxi Airlines Nanchang, Nanjing
Juneyao Airlines Shanghai–Hongqiao
Kunming Airlines Kunming, Tengchong
LJ Air Harbin, Hefei
Loong Air Bijie,[17] Changsha,[18] Harbin, Xi’an, Xinzhou,[17] Xuzhou[17]
Lucky Air Kunming
Okay Airways Nanchang, Ningbo,[19] Tianjin, Xi’an[20]
Ruili Airlines Shenyang
Shandong Airlines Beijing–Capital, Chongqing, Dalian, Fuzhou, Harbin, Hefei, Jinan, Nanchang, Qingdao, Shanghai–Pudong, Tianjin, Urumqi, Wenzhou, Xiamen, Yantai, Zhengzhou
Shanghai Airlines Jieyang, Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shanghai–Pudong
Shenzhen Airlines Harbin, Nanjing, Nantong, Shenyang, Wuxi, Xiangyang, Yantai,[21] Yuncheng
Sichuan Airlines Changzhou, Chengdu, Hangzhou
Spring Airlines Ningbo,[22] Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shanghai–Pudong,[23] Shenyang,[24] Shijiazhuang, Yangzhou
Suparna Airlines Jinan, Shanghai–Pudong, Taizhou
Tianjin Airlines Ganzhou, Huai’an, Tianjin, Xi’an, Yichun[16]
West Air Chongqing, Hefei,[16] Xining,[16] Zhengzhou
XiamenAir Fuzhou, Hangzhou, Kunming, Lijiang, Quanzhou, Xiamen


Airlines Destinations
China Southern Airlines Shanghai—Pudong, Amsterdam



Airport express

There are four airport express routes connecting the airport and Zhuhai city centre, mainly serve major hotels and city lounges in Xiangzhou, Gongbei, Jida and Tangjiawan. Some routes connect stations of Guangzhou-Zhuhai intercity railway (including Zhuhai railway station), Jiuzhou Port (major ferry terminal with frequent passenger ships to Hong Kong) and Gongbei Port.

Other intercity lines connect hotels, city lounges or bus terminals of Macau, Zhongshan and Jiangmen with the airport.[25]

Public transport

The airport is also served by the Zhuhai city bus network through routes 207 (to the Gongbei Port of Entry and Zhuhai Railway Station), 504 (to Jing’an in the Doumen District) and 701 (to Sanzao town proper).

The airport has its exclusive taxi company to transport the arrivals to everywhere.

The airport will have its own Zhuhai Airport Railway Station linked with the Guangzhou–Zhuhai intercity railway. This spur line is under construction.


Traffic by calendar year
  Passengers Change from previous year Cargo
Change from previous year Aircraft operations Change from previous year
2005 657,117 N/A 7,980.8 N/A 22,742 N/A
2006 799,125 Increase  21.6% 8,872.7 Increase  11.2% 24,352 Increase  7.1%
2007 1,041,080 Increase  30.3% 10,750.1 Increase  21.2% 25,405 Increase  4.3%
2008 1,121,831 Increase  7.8% 11,139.3 Increase  3.7% 30,430 Increase  19.8%
2009 1,385,858 Increase  23.5% 13,759.6 Increase  23.5% 23,149 Decrease  23.9%
2010 1,819,051 Increase  31.3% 17,578.8 Increase  27.8% 37,651 Increase  62.6%
2011 1,797,306 Decrease  1.2% 16,768.3 Decrease  4.6% 48,059 Increase  27.6%
2012 2,090,491 Increase  16.3% 16,270.4 Decrease  3.0% 43,815 Decrease  8.8%
2013 2,894,357 Increase  38.5% 22,667.1 Increase  39.3% 44,725 Increase  2.1%
2014 4,075,918 Increase  40.8% 22,128.2 Decrease  2.4% 50,939 Increase  13.9%
2015 4,708,706 Increase  15.5% 25,828.1 Increase  16.7% 50,478 Decrease  0.9%
2016 6,130,384 Increase  30.2% 31,511.6 Increase  22.0% 61,400 Increase  21.6%
2017 9,216,808 Increase  50.3% 37,379.0 Increase  18.6% 74,694 Increase  21.7%