Sanya Phoenix International Airport is an airport serving the city of Sanya
, the southernmost province of China. It is located about northwest of the city center.
Sanya Phoenix International Airport is a main airport hub and comprises close to ten thousand acres. The runway is about long and wide, which satisfies the take off and landing requirements of a fully weighted Boeing 747
, Airbus A340
or other large aircraft.
It is the second busiest airport in Hainan, the busiest being Haikou Meilan International Airport
. However, it was the first airport in Hainan to launch transcontinental air service, when Transaero Airlines
started operating non-stop to Sanya from Moscow
as early as 2007. The service was discontinued after Transaero ceased operations in 2015. Since 2017, several Russia
n airlines including IrAero
and Azur Air
have begun operating from various Russian cities, fueling the growth of tourism from Russia in Hainan.
In 2017, it was the 20th busiest airport in China
Airlines and destinations
Ground transportation connections
Sanya Phoenix Airport Railway Station
of the Hainan Western Ring High-Speed Railway
, opened on 30 December 2015, is located just north of the airport. Initially, it connects on the Sanya Railway Station
on the Hainan Eastern Ring High-Speed Railway
(10 km to the east),西环高铁凤三段计划2014年建成
(The Sanya to Fenghuang Airport section of the Western Ring High-Speed Railway is planned to be completed in 2014), 13 December 2012 and provides frequent high-speed rail service to a number of points along Hainan's eastern coast.
With the construction of the rest of the Hainan Western Ring High-Speed Railway, from Sanya Phoenix Airport to Haikou, rail service from Sanya Station become available to stations on the island's west coast as well.
*List of airports in China
*China's busiest airports by passenger traffic
Category:Airports in Hainan