The Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU)

Get your trip off to a flying start with 6E at the Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport. From check-in details to airport facilities for departures and onward travel information for arrivals, don't stress - we've got it all covered.

The capital of southwestern China's Sichuan province, Chengdu is home to a conservation center for endangered giant pandas. On your visit to Chengdu, take a ramble at striking spots, such as the Jinsha Site Museum that features a collection of artefacts or spend time shopping at the famous New Century Global Center, a massive shopping complex with hotels and a water park. For the full lowdown on how to make every day amazing when you get there, you can find all the insider inspiration you need in our Chengdu destination guide.

  • The Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport is situated at a distance of 16 km from the southwest of downtown Chengdu.
  • It offers round the clock arrival and departure, for you to travel conveniently.

Terminal Information for Chengdu Airport

  • The fourth largest aviation hub of China, the Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport features two terminal buildings: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. The building occupies an area of about 124 acres.
  • It structures more than 70 boarding bridges, 60 security channels, and around 200 check-in counters.
  • The airport’s enquiry counter is based at the international check-in hall located at Gate 5 and Gate 8.
  • The airport has two parallel runways for take-offs and landings.

Airport Facilities at Chengdu Airport

Wi-Fi service
First-class lounge
Business center
Medical service
Currency exchange
Baggage carts
Custom service
Showers in the lounges
Baggage packing
Lost and found
Information desk
Car parking lots
Luggage storage
Duty-free shopping
Banking service
First-aid clinics
Ticket booking services
Airport bus, airport coach, terminal shuttle, taxis, and metro services

Things to Do at Chengdu Airport

While you wait at the Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, spend your time:

  • Relaxing during layovers and flight pauses at the airport’s VIP lounge facility.
  • Enjoying a variety of delectable snacks, reading magazines and using free internet.
  • Shopping at duty-free retail outlets from popular brands for alcohol, perfumes, and decorative items.

Visa and Immigration

If you’re an Indian passport holder travelling to Chengdu, then you are required to apply for China tourist visa - L visa. Your passport must be valid for at least six months from the date of your travel with one blank page.

Complete and submit the China Transit Visa application form along with a coloured passport photo or you can even choose to submit the application to the Consular’s office personally. The normal time taken to process the visa is around 2-3 working days in express service, however you can also opt for a rush service at an extra fee.


Hotels near Chengdu Airport


The Chengdu Airport Hotel No. 1 North 2nd Road, Shuangliu District, Chengdu, Sichuan, China


The Qin Huang Yong An Hotel Hangzhou Wahaha Group Corporation Chengdu Office, Qingyang Qu, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan Sheng, China, 610000


The Airport Jianguo Hotel No.366 Kouan Road, Shuangliu District, Chengdu, China, 610020


The Tianfu Square Serviced Suites Tower B2 R&F Center, No 269 Shuncheng Avenue, Qingyang District | B2 R&F Center, Chengdu 610017, China

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