Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport

Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport
Dalian Zhoushuizi
International Airport

Dàlián Zhōushuǐzǐ Guójì Jīchǎng
Dalian Airport.jpg
Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport
DLC is located in Liaoning
Location of the airport in Liaoning province
Airport type Public
Operator Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport Co., Ltd.
Location Dalian
Elevation AMSL 33 m / 108 ft
Coordinates 38°57′56″N 121°32′18″E / 38.96556°N 121.53833°E / 38.96556; 121.53833
Website www.dlairport.com
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 3,300 10,827 Concrete
Statistics (2010)
Passengers 10,703,640
Source: China's busiest airports by passenger traffic

Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport (simplified Chinese: 大连周水子国际机场; traditional Chinese: 大連周水子國際機場) (IATA: DLCICAO: ZYTL) is the airport serving the city of Dalian in Liaoning Province, China. It is located in Ganjingzi District, about 10 km (6 mi) northwest of the city center. In 2010 the airport handled 10,703,640 passengers, making it the busiest airport in Northeast China and the 16th busiest nationwide.



The airport has one 3,300 meter runway (class 4E), and a 65,000 square-meter terminal building.[1] In September 2011, a new 71,000 square-meter terminal building was completed as part of the 2.2 billion yuan third-phase expansion project of the airport.[2]

Airlines and destinations

Dalian Airport is a base for China Southern Airlines, most of China Southern Airlines' Japanese destinations are origined from Dalian. China's flag carrier, Air China, also makes a stop-over at Dalian on its flights from Beijing to Japan. Dalian Airport has the largest number of destinations among Chinese airports to Russia, and second largest to Japan(after Shanghai). Due to the tight connection and high demand between Dalian and Japan, Japan Airlines still operates daily direct flight from Narita Airport in Tokyo to Dalian even though it's suffering from financial difficulties and is terminating services to many major cities in China and other countries. Two major Korean Airlines, Korean Air and Asiana Airlines operates daily flight to Dalian from Incheon Airport in Seoul. Several Russian carriers also operates scheduled and chartered flights between far-eastern Russian cities and Dalian. International flights majorly operated by China Southern Airlines, Air China, Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, Transasia Airways, Uni Air, and SAT Airlines.

The following airlines have scheduled services to Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport:

Airlines Destinations
Air China Beijing-Capital, Chengdu, Fukuoka, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hiroshima, Hong Kong, Osaka-Kansai, Sendai, Tokyo-Narita, Wuhan
Air Koryo Pyongyang
All Nippon Airways Osaka-Kansai, Tokyo-Narita
Asiana Airlines Seoul-Incheon
Beijing Capital Airlines Haikou, Ningbo
China Airlines Taipei-Taoyuan
China Eastern Airlines Beijing-Capital, Changchun, Kunming, Linyi, Lianyungang, Mudanjiang, Nanjing, Okayama, Qingdao, Shanghai-Pudong, Wuhan, Xi'an
China Express Airlines Chongqing, Dongying, Handan
China Southern Airlines Beijing-Capital, Baotou, Changchun, Changzhou, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Fukuoka, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hefei, Hiroshima, Hohhot, Irkutsk, Jeju, Jinan, Kunming, Lanzhou, Manzhouli, Nagoya-Centrair, Nanjing, Nanning, Ningbo, Osaka-Kansai, Qingdao, Sapporo-Chitose, Seoul-Incheon, Shanghai-Pudong, Shenzhen, Shijazhuang, Taipei-Taoyuan, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Tokyo-Narita, Toyama, Vladivostok, Urumqi, Wenzhou, Wuhan, Xi'an, Xining, Xiamen, Yanji, Yinchuan, Zhengzhou
Seasonal: Irkutsk, Khabarovsk[3]
China United Airlines Beijing-Nanyuan
Dalavia Seasonal: Khabarovsk
Grand China Air Beijing-Capital
Hainan Airlines Changsha, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Harbin, Hefei, Hohhot, Nanjing, Nanning, Ningbo, Shenzhen, Singapore, Taipei-Taoyuan, Urumqi, Xi'an, Xiamen, Zhengzhou
Hebei Airlines Qinhuangdao, Shijiangzhuang
Japan Airlines Tokyo-Narita
Juneyao Airlines Shanghai-Pudong
Lucky Air Jinan, Kunming, Wuhan
Korean Air Seoul-Incheon
Okay Airlines Jinzhou, Shenyang, Weihai, Yantai
SAT Airlines Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Shandong Airlines Harbin, Jinan, Qingdao, Wuhan, Yantai
Shanghai Airlines Shanghai-Pudong
Shenzhen Airlines Changchun, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Harbin, Jinan, Nanjing, Nanning, Shenzhen, Shijiazhuang, Wuxi, Xi'an, Zhengzhou
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu, Chongqing, Harbin, Hangzhou, Jinan, Kunming, Xuzhou
Spring Airlines Shanghai-Pudong
S7 Airlines Seasonal: Irkutsk
Tianjin Airlines Chifeng, Ordos, Hohhot, Nanning, Shijiazhuang, Tianjin, Tongliao, Weihai, Xi'an, Zhengzhou
Uni Air Taipei-Taoyuan
Vladivostok Air Seasonal: Khabarovsk, Vladivostok
West Air (China) Chongqing, Qingdao
Xiamen Airlines Changsha, Fuzhou, Hangzhou, Jinan, Nanjing, Nanchang, Ningbo, Qingdao, Xiamen
Yakutia Airlines Seasonal: Yakutsk

Cargo Airlines

ANA Cargo operates daily cargo flight to Dalian from Narita Airport in Tokyo and Kansai Airport in Osaka, Japan Airlines Cargo also operated these flights before it ceased operation. On April 15, 2011, Air China Cargo, the Cargo division of Air China, started cargo operation between Dalian and Frankfurt Airport, Germany, with a stopover in Shanghai.

Airlines Destinations
Air China Cargo Frankurt, Shanghai-Pudong
ANA Cargo Osaka-Kansai, Tokyo-Narita
JAL Cargo Osaka-Kansai, Tokyo-Narita
Emirates SkyCargo Dubai

Incidents and accidents

On May 7, 2002, China Northern flight 6136 was en route from Beijing to Dalian when it crashed into a bay near Dalian, killing everyone aboard.

See also


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