Haikou Meilan International ZJHK


Haikou Meilan International ZJHK

Super Zhong | - 10/10/2016
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Haikou Meilan International Airport

City: Haikou Country: China
Time zone: +8 UTC Latitude/longitude: 19°56.0’N/110°27.6’E
Elevation: 23m Mar Var: 1°W
PCN: 095 RBWT AOE: Yes
Runway length: 11811 x 148 ft. Runway surface: Hard
Permits: Required Waiting time: 3 days
Airport slots: Not required Mandatory handling: No
PPR: Not required ATC hours: 24 hours
Tower frequency: 118.6 Ground frequency: 121.65
Fire category: CAT8 Navaid: Yes


Languages: Mandarin

Type of aircraft handled: Up to B747

Terminal capacity: 15 million passengers a year

FBO and handling agent: DeerJet

Fuel types: Jet A1


  • No take-off or landing allowed during 0700L-0900L(2300Z-0100Z) for business jets

Passenger facilities

  • There is no GA terminal available at this airport
  • A business aviation lounge provides 24-hour service for private flights
  • Two VIP rooms are available for rest or meetings during passengers’ stay

MROs and hangars: Yes, available for aircraft maintenance

Catering: Available

Crew facilities: Lounge


  • Overnight parking is limited at ZJHK
  • Parking is subject to availability during the winter season
  • Some parking stands have wingspan restrictions
  • Business jets are permitted during the day but no overnight parking is allowed
  • There is only a G550 tow bar available at the airport. We suggest all operators take their own tow bar on board as “nose out” parking cannot be guaranteed
Customs and Immigration

For international flights, crew and passenger will clear immigration through main terminal at arrival and departure. For domestic flights, they will go through FBO for arrival and departure.

  • Visas are required for crew members
  • A General Declaration is required


Citizens of Japan, Singapore, and Brunei holding a regular passport are able to grant visa-free stay in China for up to 15 days. Other citizens should hold valid Chinese visa before entry.

The following passengers may get such punishments as being denied boarding or entry, or being fined, etc.

  • Those arriving before a visa is completed (those with waivers are exempt)
  • Those arriving with an expired visa
  • Those staying with the visa exceeding the staying period
  • Them whose passport expires during their stay in China (Regardless of their visa)

Additional notes: APEC card holders are allowed to enter China without a visa.


Luggage and goods carried by inbound and outbound passengers should be for personal use only and in a reasonable quantity and should be declared as actual personal items to the Customs and subjected to inspection by the Customs officials.

The duty-paid value of inbound and outbound goods is determined by the Customs officers according to the law.

Short-term passengers (those approved to stay in or outside China for not more than one year) may carry the following goods into or out of China, subject to the following restrictions:

Category 1 Category 2 Category 3
Fabrics, clothing, shoes, hats, objects of art, and other personal effects worth not more than
RMB 1,000.
Tobacco products and alcoholic beverages. Personal effects worth more than RMB 1,000 but not more than
RMB 5,000.

Goods in Category I should be for personal use only and in a reasonable quantity.

An inbound passenger may carry 400 cigarettes, 100 cigars or 500 grams of tobacco and two bottles of alcoholic beverage (of higher than 12 percent alcohol and less than 1.5 liters) free of duty.

An inbound passenger with Category III goods will be subject to customs duties.

China Customs e-brochure provides distinct guidelines on all customs regulations and clearance procedures. See http://english.customs.gov.cn/Legislation/Laws

Airport details

Important Numbers

  • Medical Center: 898-65751920
  • Emergency: 120
  • Police: 110
  • Fire:119
  • Airport authority: 86-898-65751909

Cities served by airport

Haikou, Wenchang, Qionghai, Boao, Wanning, Lingshui, and Sanya


Hainan has a tropical marine climate with an average annual temperature of 20 C (68 F). The spring is warm and dry and the high temperatures during the summer months bring heavy rain.

Security brief

There are generally no security concerns, however, it is always recommended to check with your trip support advisor before travel.

Ground transport

  • Public buses serve the airport terminals and the city
  • The airport train station operates 20 daily trips to neighboring cities
  • Taxis are available outside the arrival halls at the terminal

Land distances

  • Sanya City is approximately 90 mins by train and 3 hours by car
  • Downtown Hainan can be reached by taxi within 40 minutes (25km)
  • Hainan’s South Bus Station can be reached within 40 minutes


  • Eadry Royal Garden Hotel Capri Fraser Hotel
  • Hainan Meilan HNA Hotel
  • Shangri-La Hotel
  • Haikou Marriott Hotel
  • Sheraton Haikou Resort

Note: This list is for informational purposes only and based on proximity. UAS does not promote any specific establishments.  


Authentic local dishes and a broad range of international cuisine is available.

Tourists attractions

  • Hainan Tropical Wildlife Park and Botanical Garden
  • Wugong Temple
  • Huoshankou National Geopark
  • Jiari Beach
  • Hainan Museum