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Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport resumes construction

(Xinhua ) | 2020-03-26

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Aerial photo taken on March 25, 2020 shows the Jiaodong International Airport under construction in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province. [Photo/Xinhua]

QINGDAO -- Jiaodong International Airport is designed to be a zero-transfer comprehensive transportation center integrating high-speed rail, subway, expressway and airport. Travellers will be able to reach the whole area of Qingdao within one hour and to reach the major cities in Shandong Peninsula within 1.5 to 2 hours.

The airport started construction at the end of 2015 in Jiaodong town, Jiaozhou city, with a total investment of 41.566 billion yuan (approximately $5.846 billion).

The construction work of the airport was fully resumed recently.

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Staff members walk through the departure hall of the terminal building of Jiaodong International Airport in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province, March 25, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

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Staff members walk through the departure hall of the terminal building of Jiaodong International Airport in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province, March 25, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

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Aerial photo taken on March 25, 2020 shows the Jiaodong International Airport under construction in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province. [Photo/Xinhua]

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Staff members work at the terminal building of Jiaodong International Airport in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province, March 25, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

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Aerial photo taken on March 25, 2020 shows the Jiaodong International Airport under construction in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province. [Photo/Xinhua]

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A member of staff walks through the departure hall of the terminal building of Jiaodong International Airport in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province, March 25, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

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Staff members walk through the departure hall of the terminal building of Jiaodong International Airport in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province, March 25, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]