Qingdao Airport Guide to Qingdao Liuting International Airport (TAO)

Qingdao Airport Terminal

Qingdao Airport is the main international gateway of the Shandong Province in China, being nowadays one of the most notable air traffic hubs in the country.

The airport began to operate in 1982. In these days, over 400 flights are served from and to Qingdao Airport among domestic and international flights, highlighting operations to major international cities such as Los Angeles, Singapore, Tokyo, Frankfurt, and to the main Chinese cities (Beijing, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Hong Kong, etc.).

Present & future

By 2019 Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport will replace Qingdao Liuting International Airport as the primary international airport of the Shandong Province. It is expected it will be able to handle 35 million passengers yearly.

Transfer between terminals

You can easily transfer to the Domestic Terminal since they are both connected by a walkway.


Qingdao Airport is composed by two passenger terminals. See below the terminals distribution and its main features:

Domestic Terminal 1

The Domestic Terminal 1 just hosts both domestic arrivals and departures from and to Qingdao Airport.

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International Terminal 2

The International Terminal 2 just hosts both international arrivals and departures from and to Qingdao Airport.

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The following services are available at Qingdao Airport: 

- ATMs
- Food and drink concessions
- Toilets
- Information counter
- Luggage storage
- Lockers
- Medical Clinic
- Mobile chargers
- Retail concessions
- Free Wi-Fi connection
- Airport lounges
- Smoking allowed areas
- Baggage claim
- information counter
- currency exchange
- smoking room
- baby care rooms
- telephone
- coin lockers