Xi'an Xian'yang Airport(XIY) Guides

Xi'an Xian'yang International Airport(IATA: XIY) is located 35km northwest of Xian city centre, the capital of China's Shaanxi Province. It is the largest airport in Northwest China and seventh largest airport in China. By 2019, it's handled 47,393,000 passenger trips, 329,000 departures and arrivals, and 320 thousands metric tons of cargo and mail annually.

There are three terminals, Terminal 1 that reused in 2017, Terminal 2 that opened in 2003 and Terminal 3 that opened in 2012. Covering an area of 5 square kilometres, Xian airport has one 3800 metres runway and one 3000 metres runway.

Xi'an Airport can be reached by Express trains, taxi, and airport bus.

Xian Xianyang international Airport, XIY Airport, Terminal 2

Terminal 1 serves two China budget domestic airlines: Spring Airlines 9C and 9 Air AQ.

Terminal 2 serves China domestic flights, including Xiamen Airlines MF, Shenzhen Airlines ZH, Air China CA, Hainan Airlines HU, Tianjin Airlines GS, Capital Airlines JD, Shandong Airlines SC, Tibet Airlines TV, Qingdao Airlines QW, etc.

Terminal 3 serves all international, HK-Macau-Taiwan flights and some domestic flights, including domestic airlines China Southern Airlines CZ, Shanghai Airlines FM, China Eastern Airlines MU, Sichuan Airlines 3U, Juneyao Airlines HO, etc., and including international airlines Finnair, Qantas Airways, United Airlines-UA, Japan Airlines, Delta AirLines-DL, Russian Airlines-SU, Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Air Asia, Vietnam Airlines, Eastar Jet, etc.

Departures at Xian Xianyang international Airport, XIY 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: Weicheng District, Xian'yang, Shanxi Province, China

Xi'an Xian'yang International Airport(XIY) is located 35km northwest of the downtown of Xian, 27km west of Xian North Railway Station, and 65km north west of Terro Cotta Warriors.

Xian Xianyang International Airport map, map of XIY Airport

FAQs of Xian Xianyang Airport

1. How far is Xian Xianyang Airport from downtown of Xian?

Xian Xianyang Airport is located 35km northwest of downtown of Xian

2. How far is Xian Xianyang Airport from Xian North Railway Station?

Xian Xianyang Airport is located 27km west of Xian North Railway Station.

3. How far is Terro Cotta Warriors from Xian Xianyang Airport?

Xian Xianyang Airport is located 65km west of Terro Cotta Warriors Museum.

4. How to get to Xian Xianyang Airport by train, bus or taxi?

Xian Xianyang Airport can be reached by Express trains, taxi, and airport bus. Express train is mostly recommended.

5. How many terminals are there at Xian Xianyang Airport?

Xian Xianyang Airport now has three terminals: Terminal 3, Terminal 2, Terminal 1.

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 Xian Xianyang Airport?

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

8. Are there any hourly lounges or hotels at Xian Xianyang Airport?

There are one hourly lounges - SleepBox, one Regal Airport Hotel and some First class/Business lounges. Get details

9. What is and how to get 144-HOUR VISA-FREE TRANSIT at Xian Xianyang 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 Xi'an and Xian'yang two cities without a visa for six days. Get details


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