From Sept 10, Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport will open a direct passenger flight to Kathmandu, Nepal, which will be the first direct flight from Shandong to Nepal.
Flight JD461, carrying 225 passengers, left Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport for Melbourne at 6:50 pm on Feb 14, marking the official resumption of that route.
Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport ranked 13th in China in terms of cargo volume in 2022, up two places from 2021, according to the Qingdao Transportation Bureau.
At 2:35 pm on Oct 27, Flight MU5085 bound for Dubai took off from Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport, becoming the first airport to reopen the China Eastern Airlines flight to Dubai.
Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport, the first 4F-level airport in East China's Shandong province, recently celebrated its first year of operations.
The much anticipated second subsea tunnel project in Qingdao - the world's longest subsea road tunnel - is expected to be completed and put into operation in December 2027.
In the revised flight plans for this summer and autumn, Qingdao Jiaodong International Airport has 102 domestic passenger and freight navigation destinations, three more than in the same season of 2021 and four more than in the same season of 2019.
The much-anticipated southern section of Qingdao Metro Line 1 opened to traffic on Dec 30 in Qingdao, Shandong province, making travel much more convenient for local residents.