The 30 largest airports and airlines in ChinaFurther information is provided on the 30 biggest airports in China. At Beijing Capital International Airport alone, 81 airlines operate and serve flights to and from 206 destinations.
Out of the 15 airlines of the country we have listed biggest 15. China Southern Airlines is leading here with a total of 216 flight destinations.
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The 30 biggest airports in China
Freight volumeIn 2020, a total of 19.26 billion ton-kilometers (= total mass transported in tons multiplied by kilometers traveled) of cargo was moved by air in China. Beijing Capital International Airport alone accounted for around 1.96 million metric tons.
The biggest airlines based in ChinaThe largest airline in the country with scheduled passenger traffic and in terms of fleet size is China Southern Airlines. In 2021, it carried 96.90 million passengers. It currently has a fleet of 629 aircrafts. The main airlines for civil passenger traffic in China are:
|CZ||China Southern Airlines||China Southern||629||216|
|MU||China Eastern Airlines||China Eastern||588||390|
|CA||Air China||Air China||470||201|
|ZH||Shenzhen Airlines||Shenzhen Air||200||74|
|3U||Sichuan Airlines||Si Chuan||184||94|
|MF||Xiamen Airlines||Xiamen Air||165||70|
|9C||Spring Airlines||Air Spring||116||100|
|FM||Shanghai Airlines||Shanghai Air||96||140|
|HO||Juneyao Airlines||Juneyao Airlines||87||70|
|JD||Beijing Capital Airlines||Capital Jet||86||66|
|G5||China Express Airlines||China Express||64||70|
|OQ||Chongqing Airlines||Chong Qing||60||32|