Chengdu Tianfu International Airport(TFU) Guides

Chengdu Tianfu International Airport(IATA: TFU, Chinese Name: 成都天府国际机场) is located 63km southeast of Chengdu city centre, the capital of Sichuan province, China. It was built in 2016, and its first test flight was on Jan 22 2021. The brand-new airport is expected to launch before June 30 2021. Chengdu will become China's third city to own two international airports following Beijing and Shanghai. Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU) is located 67km northwest of Tianfu Airport.

There are two terminals at Chengdu Tianfu International Airport: terminal 1 and terminal 2. It has three runways (4000 metres, 3800 metres and 3200 metres) and covers 600,000 square meters. The airport is expected to serve 40 million passengers each year.

Chengdu Tianfu Airport can be reached by metro line 18, taxi, and airport bus.

Chengdu Tianfu international Airport, TFU Airport, Terminal 1

Airlines are gearing up for service at Tianfu. Air China has spent $900 million for a base at the airport. China Eastern Airlines is going to switch its service to Tianfu. Lucky Air, a Kunming-based carrier, will select Tianfu Airport as its hub.

Departures at Chengdu Tianfu international Airport, TFU Airport

[Important]Travel restrictions of COVID-19

All overseas arrivals are required to take a nucleic acid test and being quarantined in designated facilities for 14 days. Travelers are expected to cover the costs of the quarantine.

And China suspended the entry into China by foreign nationals holding valid visas or residence permits since Mar 28 2020. And 144-HOUR VISA-FREE TRANSIT also is unavailable.

But entry with diplomatic, service, courtesy or C visas are not affected. And if you got a new Chinese Visa after Mar 28 2020, you also can enter China.

Effective from 28th September 2020 (12AM), foreign nationals holding valid Chinese residence permits for work, personal matters and reunion are allowed to enter China with no need to apply for new visas. If the above three categories of residence permits held by foreign nationals are expired after 12 a.m of 28 March 2020, the holders may apply for relevant visas by presenting the expired residence permits and relevant materials to the Chinese embassies or consulates on the condition that the purpose of the holders' visit to China remains unchanged.

Location and Map

Address: Lujia Town, Jianyang, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China

Chengdu Tianfu International Airport (TFU) is located 63km southeast of the downtown of Chengdu, 67km southeast of Chengdu Shuangliu Airport, 56km southeast of Chengdu East Railway Station, and 57km southeast of Chengdu South Railway Station.

Chengdu Tianfu International Airport map, map of TFU Airport

FAQs of Chengdu Tianfu Airport

1. How far is Chengdu Tianfu Airport from downtown of Chengdu?

Chengdu Tianfu Airport is located 63km southeast of downtown of Chengdu

2. How far is Chengdu Tianfu Airport from Chengdu East Railway Station?

Chengdu Tianfu Airport is located 57km southeast of Chengdu East Railway Station.

3. How far is Chengdu Resarch Base of Giant Panda Breeding from Chengdu Tianfu Airport?

Chengdu Tianfu Airport is located 69km southeast of Chengdu Resarch Base of Giant Panda Breeding.

4. How to get to Chengdu Tianfu Airport by metro, bus or taxi?

Chengdu Tianfu Airport can be reached by metro line 18, taxi, and airport bus. Metro line 18 is mostly recommended.

5. How many terminals are there at Chengdu Tianfu Airport?

Chengdu Tianfu Airport now has two terminals: Terminal 1, Terminal 2.

6. When do I need to arrive at the airport before the departure?

Allow yourself plenty of time, at least 2 hours to queue up for security checks and boarding.

7. Are there any foods at Chengdu Tianfu Airport?

There are many options foods and restaurants, including Chinese foods, Western foods, Fast foods, Halal food, noodles, Sichuan local foods, KFC, McDonald's and Starbucks. Get details

8. Are there any hourly lounges or hotels at Chengdu Tianfu Airport?

There are one four stars hotel and some First class/Business lounges. Get details

9. What is and how to get 144-HOUR VISA-FREE TRANSIT at Chengdu Tianfu Airport?

144-HOUR VISA-FREE TRANSIT is a policy that allows citizens from 53 countries who hold valid international travel documents, and a passenger ticket for connecting travel to a third country (region) with confirmed seats and a departure time within 144 hours, to travel in Chengdu without a visa for six days. Get details

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