Airport Code: SYX
Location: Fenghuang (Phoenix) Village, Yanglan Town, 11km (7 miles) northwest to Sanya City.
As one of the two international airports in Hailan Island, Sanya Fenghuang (Phoenix) International Airport not only enjoys a favorable location by the picturesque surroundings of Luhuitou Peninsula, Tianya Haijiao and South China Sea, but has provided great convenience for travelers since opened in 1994. Having been expanded in 2002 and 2003 to meet the rapid yearly growth of 20% in passenger receiving, the airport is now well-equipped with airport lounges, passenger dressing rooms and commercial center and available for a variety of services such as luggage claim, unaccompanied children registration and easy boarding, etc. The expansion of the main terminal and the construction of a new international terminal are being carried out to enlarge the capacity of handling passengers up to 6,000,000 every year.
Airport Hotlines: 0898-88289114, 0898-88289389
Easy Boarding: A series of paid services including exclusive boarding desks, security pass and first-class lounges to expedite the boarding procedures are greatly favored by passengers.
Visa on Arrival: Passengers with a citizenship of the countries which have foreign relations or official trades with PRC can enjoy the facility of Visa on Arrival (VOA) at Sanya International Airport. No-Visa policy with validity of 15 days are available for travel groups of 5 members or more who hold the passports of the 21 counties, i.e. USA, Singapore, Russia, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Italy, Thailand, Philippine, Indonesia, Germany, Britain, France, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Spanish, Holland, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Airport Transportation: Airport buses shuttle from the airport to the city center (Jiefang Yilu) via Sanya Bay, at the charge of RMB 10 per person. A taxi travel needs about RMB 30, with a more flexible route along Binhai Lu for sightseeing.