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Dalian Zhoushuizi Airport


As an opening window of Dalian City, Dalian Zhoushuizhi international airport is regarded as one of the most important airport in Northeast of China. And it's also regarded as the important arterial airport and international scheduled flight airport. DLIA was established in 1972.

After 27 years' development, DLIA has become a class 4E international airport. The length of the runway is 3300 meters. There equipped advanced air controlling, communication and navigation devices to ensure various large airplanes safe landing. The area of the terminal building covers 32,000 square meters; the area of the apron reaches 111,000 square meters. There are 23 airline agencies have been established in Dalian. Star Hotel, Duty Free Shop, Super Market, Dining Hall, Business Center and so on supply satisfied active service to the travelers from at home and abroad. There are 65 domestic air routes, 10 international air routes and 2 air routes to Hong Kong and Macao have been opened up. There is also irregular service to USA, Australia, Singapore, Russia respectively. The flight density has exceeded 680 per week and air transportation net covering domestic cities and Northeast of Asia has come into being. Thus, and air bridge of foreign communications and economic interchange has been established in Dalian. In 1999 the passenger transporting volume has reached 2,360,000 person-times, the volume of post and freight to 61,000 tons. The takeoff and landing number of flight adds up to 33,000 times. The passenger transporting volumes tops in Northeast of China.

Flight Routes

Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport now has 145 flight routes, including 98 domestic routes, and 47 international and Special Administrative Region routes. Through these flight routes, it connects 15 countries and 96 domestic and foreign cities, including 39 international and regional navigable cities (Tokyo, Osaka, Toyama, Fukuoka, Sendai, Sapporo, Hiroshima, Nagoya, Seoul, Pusan, Irkutsk, Vladivostok, Khabarovsk, Dubai, Frankfurt, Pyongyang, Munich, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Phuket, Sydney, Paris, London, Delhi, Cheju, Melbourne, San Francisco, Chicago, Abakan, South Sakhalinks.

  • Chinese Name: 大连周水子机场
  • Airport Code: DLC
  • Website: http://www.dlairport.com/
  • Address: 100 Yingke Road (or Jinnanlin Road), Ganjingzi District, Dalian City. Only 10 kilometers away from the downtown area.
  • Chinese Address: 大连市甘井子区迎客路100号
  • Telephone: 0411-83885933

Currently, Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport has only one terminal building. However, with its ongoing expansion its facilities will increase greatly. The total investment quota of the expansion project is 200,000 RMB, including the construction of a new terminal building which covers an area of 70,000 square meters, the construction of a new a station site which covers an area of 340,000 square meters, the reconstruction of the taxiway, and other supporting facilities. After the whole project is completed, the total area of the terminal building of Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport will reach 135,000 square meters.

There will be a station site which measures 660,000 square meters, 59 gates, a parking lot covering 140,000 square meters and 2,600 parking spaces. With all these, the passenger throughput of Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport per year can reach 16 million to 20 million people, cargo and mail throughput per year can reach 320,000 to 450,000 tons, and the total number of flights taking off and landing per year can reach 130,000 to 160,000.

Transportation To/From the Airport

Tourists can take a taxi, an airport bus, or a regular bus to get to the urban district of Dalian from Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport.


The starting fare is 8 RMB within 3 kilometer. After that, the fare increases by 1.80 RMB per kilometer. Night driving time is from 22:00 to 5:00 the next day. During this period of time, the fare is 30% higher. In addition, bridge toll and road toll are paid by the passenger.

Airport Bus

Time of Departure: This is dependent on the landing plane flight. One bus leaves every flight.
Stop Stations: Airport, Chunliu, Shahekou Railway Station, Xinggong Street, May Day Square, Civil Aviation Building, Victory Square, Renmin Street.
Ticket Price: 5 RMB per person (one ticket)


Lianying Bus 701

Stop Station: Xinzhaizi, Commercial College, Airport, Yingke Road, Yingke Square, Jinxiu Road, Lvbo Housing Estate, Lvbo Bridge, Communication Cable Factory, Xinjian Primary School, Shaqu Hospital, Gaizhou Street, Liberation Square, Taiyuan Street, Wansui Street, Shenyang Road, Stadium, 129 Sreet, Qingniwa Bridge and Zhongshan Square.

Lianying Bus 710

Stop Stations: Aluminum Material Factory, Airport, Yingke Road, Yingke Square, Zhoushuizi, Chunliu, Chejia Village, Xianglujiao, May Day Square, Renmin Square, 129 Street, Qingniwa Bridge, Zhongshan Square, Renmin Road, Gangwan Bridge, Sanba Square and Erqi Square.

Minibus 532

Stop Stations: Xinzhaizi , Xinzhaizi Square, Radio Factory 2 ofLiaoning Province, Dalian East Railway Station, Commercial College, Acid Proof Pump Plant, Airport, Yingke Road, Yingke Square, Zhoushuizi Qian, Liujia Bridge, Chunliu, Chejia Village, Xianglujiao, Shahekou Railway Station, Xinggong Street, Zhengong Street, May Day Square, Datong Street, Changchun Road, Renmin Square, 129 Road, Labors' Park, Yuguang Street and Zhongshan Square.

Other Airport Information

Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport was first built in October, 1972. It covers an area of 284.46 hectare. The total length of the runway is 3,300 meters and the total area of the parking apron is 200,000 square meters. After the new airport terminal building was put into use in the year 2005, the total area of the terminal buildings reached 650,000 square meters. The runways are 4E-level I-class international airport standards. Large aircrafts like B747-400, B777, B767, B737, Airbus A320, 321 and 319 can take off and land on the runways safely.


Check-In for International Flights: on the left hand of the second floor of the terminal building.

Check-In for Domestic Flights: on the right hand of the second floor of the terminal building.

Services for the Unaccompanied Children (or the Unaccompanied Elderly):

The inquiry office on the second floor of the terminal building provides services to assist children (aged between 5 to 12) and the elderly (aged over 70) during the flight.

Telephone Number: 0411-83886908.

Airline Companies Involved:

Thirty-four domestic and foreign airline companies operate at Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport. Among these, the domestic airline companies include Air China, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Hainan Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, Shandong Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Okay Airways, China Postal Airlines, Beijing Huaxia Aviation Service Company Limited, Spring Airlines, United Eagle Airlines, China Flying Dragon Aviation, Yunnan Xiangpengy (Lucky) Airlines. The foreign airline companies include Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Hong Kong Dragon Air, Taiwan Transasia Airways, Emirates Air, Vladivostok Air, Far Eastern Air Transport Corporation, Sibir Airlines.

Service Telephone Number:

  • Voice Call: 0411-83612888
  • International Inquiry Number: 0411-83885933
  • Terminal Building Information Office: 0411-86653877
  • Ticket-delivery Number: 0411-83621493
  • Lost & Found Number: 0411-83886908
  • Airport Operators Council Supervision and Complaints Number: 0441-83885372 or 0441-83886482
  • Baggage Inquiry Number: 0411-83886250

Taxi Directions

Please drive me to Dalian Zhoushuizi Airport, thank you!
请送我到 大连周水子 机场,谢谢