Haikou Meilan International Airport

Haikou Meilan International Airport (IATA: HAK, ICAO: ZJHK) is the airport serving Haikou, the capital of HainanProvince, China. It is located 25 kilometres (16 mi) southeast of the city center and was opened in 1999, replacing the old Dayingshan Airport located along what is now the city’s Guoxing Avenue. The airport is operated by Regal International Airport Group.

Haikou Meilan International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in Hainan, the second busiest being Sanya Phoenix International Airport. In 2017, it was the 17th busiest airport in China (see List of the busiest airports in China).


The airport terminal has 60,200 square metres of space, with 45 check-in counters and 11 security checkpoints. The airport is staffed by 565 employees.

A new, international terminal opened on August 14, 2013. Situated at the east side of the existing terminal, this new apronincreases international capacity to ten flights, from the previous capacity of three. Construction of this new terminal began on April 18, 2011.[2][3]

Second phase

In order to meet the increasing passenger flow demand, the second phase of the project was launched in 2016.

The newly built flight area of this project is located directly to the north, and parallel to the main part. It has a rating of 4F, and a new 3,600 (1,1811 feet) long runway, two parallel taxiways and contact road system are built. A total investment of 14.468 billion yuan will be made in the construction of a new T2 terminal covering 296,000 square meters and various types of platforms with 59 seats. The construction target of the project is to meet the annual passenger throughput of 35 million person-times and annual freight and postal throughput of 400,000 tons by 2025.

The project is scheduled to be basically completed in December 2018. The installation and commissioning of electro-mechanical equipment will begin in 2019 and will be put into use at the end of the same year.[4]

Airlines and destinations


Airlines Destinations
9 Air Anshun, Changsha, Guangzhou, Harbin, Nanjing, Qianjiang, Shaoyang, Xi’an
Air Chang’an Xi’an
Air China Beijing–Capital, Chengdu, Chongqing, Hohhot, Shanghai–Pudong, Wuhan
Air Guilin Guilin, Jinan, Nanchang, Xuzhou, Yantai, Zhangjiajie
Beijing Capital Airlines Beijing–Capital, Changchun, Changsha, Guilin, Guiyang, Hangzhou, Harbin,[5] Hefei, Hohhot, Huangshan, Jinan, Lanzhou, Linyi, Meixian, Nanchang, Nanjing, Nanning, Ningbo, Qingdao, Shenyang, Shijiazhuang, Taiyuan,[6] Wenzhou, Wuhan, Xi’an, Yichang, Yinchuan, Zhengzhou
Cambodia Angkor Air Phnom Penh[7]
Cathay Dragon Hong Kong
Chengdu Airlines Hangzhou, Jinan, Wenzhou
China Airlines Taipei–Taoyuan
China Eastern Airlines Beijing–Capital, Changsha, Jieyang, Liuzhou, Nanning, Taiyuan, Wuhan, Xi’an
China Express Airlines Bijie,[8] Chongqing, Tianjin, Xingyi[9]
China Southern Airlines Beijing–Capital, Changchun, Changsha, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hohhot, Jieyang, Kunming, Lanzhou, Nanchang, Nanjing, Shanghai–Pudong, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Shijiazhuang, Taiyuan, Tianjin,[10] Urumqi, Wenzhou,[11] Wuhan, Xiamen, Yinchuan, Zhengzhou, Zhuhai
China United Airlines Foshan
Colorful Guizhou Airlines Beihai, Dazhou, Guiyang
Donghai Airlines Changsha, Nanning, Nantong, Shenzhen, Zhengzhou, Zhuhai[12]
Far Eastern Air Transport Kaohsiung[13]
Fuzhou Airlines Fuzhou, Harbin, Yichang
GX Airlines Baise, Changde, Fuyang, Guilin, Handan, Jining, Kunming, Lanzhou, Longnan, Luoyang, Luzhou, Nanning,[14] Shiyan, Taiyuan, Wanzhou, Xichang, Zhuhai
Hainan Airlines Anqing, Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Baotou, Beijing–Capital, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Hailar,[15] Hangzhou, Harbin, Hefei, Hengyang, Hohhot, Jieyang, Jinan, Kunming, Lanzhou, Linfen, Mandalay,[16] Melbourne,[17] Mianyang, Nanchang, Nanjing, Nanning, Ordos, Osaka–Kansai,[18] Qingdao, Quanzhou, Sansha–Yongxing, Shanghai–Pudong, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Shijiazhuang, Singapore,[19] Sihanoukville,[20] Sydney, Taipei–Taoyuan, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Urumqi, Wuhan, Xi’an, Xiamen, Xining, Xuzhou, Yinchuan, Yingkou, Yulin,[21] Zhanjiang, Zhengzhou, Zhuhai 
Seasonal Charter: Luang Prabang, Vientiane
Hebei Airlines Jieyang, Lianyungang, Shijiazhuang, Zunyi–Xinzhou
Hong Kong Airlines Hong Kong
Jeju Air Seoul–Incheon[22]
Jetstar Asia Airways Singapore
Jiangxi Air Nanchang
Juneyao Airlines Shanghai–Pudong, Xi’an, Zunyi–Maotai
Lion Air Charter: Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta,[23] Surabaya[24]
Loong Air Harbin, Xiangyang, Xinzhou[25]
Lucky Air Chengdu, Ganzhou, Kunming, Nanchang
Malaysia Airlines Kuala Lumpur–International
Malindo Air Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur–International 
Charter: Kuching[26]
Okay Airways Quanzhou, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Yancheng
Qingdao Airlines Changchun,[27] Lanzhou,[27] Tianjin[27]
Royal Brunei Airlines Bandar Seri Begawan[28]
SCAT Airlines Almaty[29]
Scoot Singapore
Shandong Airlines Changsha, Guiyang, Jinan, Ningbo, Qingdao, Quzhou, Xiamen[30]
Shanghai Airlines Changchun, Jinggangshan, Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shanghai–Pudong, Wenzhou
Shenzhen Airlines Changzhou, Harbin, Nanchang, Nanjing, Nanning, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Yichun (Jiangxi), Zhengzhou
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu, Chongqing, Huai’an, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Xi’an
Sriwijaya Air Charter: Jakarta–Soekarno–Hatta
Thai AirAsia Pattaya–U-Tapao
Thai Lion Air Pattaya–U-Tapao
Tianjin Airlines Changsha, Guiyang, Hefei, Huaihua, Jieyang, Jingdezhen, Kunming, Liuzhou,[31] Meixian, Nanjing,[32]Nanning, Nanyang, Shanghai–Pudong, Tianjin, Wuhan, Xi’an, Yueyang,[33] Zhanjiang, Zhengzhou, Zunyi–Xinzhou 
Seasonal: Yangzhou[34]
Urumqi Air Mianyang, Urumqi
VietJet Air Nha Trang[35]
Vietnam Airlines Ho Chi Minh City[36]
West Air Chongqing
XiamenAir Fuzhou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Quanzhou, Tianjin, Xiamen

Ground transportation

  • Main transportation hubs in Haikou:
  • A: Haikou Port New Seaport
  • B: South Port
  • C: Haikou Railway Station
  • D: Haikou Xiuying Port
  • E: Haikou New Port
  • F: Haikou Transportation Center(main bus station)
  • G: Haikou East Railway Station
  • H: Haikou Meilan International Airport

Getting to the airport from Haikou city by taxi usually costs about RMB 60 and takes about 30 minutes.

The Meilan Railway Station connects the airport is served by Hainan eastern ring high-speed railway.