Traffic data:

  2017 2016 2015    
Passengers (in m)
41,9 37,0 33,0    
Movements 318,248 290,193 266,807    
Cargo (t)
259,883 233,779 211,591    


  • 2 runways with 3,800 m and 3,000 m length
  • 3 terminals with an area of about 35 ha
  • 168 check-in counters (138 for national and 30 for international flights)

Hours of operation:

  • 24-hour operation

Airlines and destinations:

  • 65 airlines
  • 198 destinations, thereof 46 international destinations
  • Homebase for several Chinese airlines, e.g. China Eastern Northwest Branch, Hainan Airlines Xian Branch, Joyair, Shenzen Airlines Xian Branch and China Southern Xian Branch

Further Information:

  • A Ground Transportation Center provides intermodal transport (combines air traffic, rail traffic and road connection). The second of its kind after Shanghai Hongquiao
  • First centralized retail marketplace in a landside terminal in China
  • Biggest freight airport in northwest China
  • Operation of an international five-star hotel, directly connected to Terminals
  • Construction of an international five-star hotel within a walking distance of the airport
  • Reconstruction and modernization of the facilities at the international departure area
  • With its 24.5 % share in this airport project, Fraport is the first foreign airport operator to acquire an interest in an airport in china that is not market-listed
  • Fraport employs the COO and is responsible for the commercial development of the airport
  • Currently further expansion programs under way to increase the capacity
  • First Walk-through-Duty-Free in China
  • More about Flughafen Xi'an