Guangzhou New Baiyun International Airport is located in the north of Guangzhou, and intersection of Baiyun District Renhe Town and Huadu District Xinhua Town. It covers an area of 18 square kilometers at present, which is 28km or so directly away from Haizhu Square-center of Guangzhou.
Baiyun Airport is equipped with three runways, 138 aircraft stations and 45 freighter stations at present. T1 terminal has total area of 523000 square meters, which is composed of main building, connection building, airside concourse and bridge building. T1 terminal is totally divided into four floors. Departure and waiting hall is located on the third floor, arrival interlayer is located on the second floor, arrival and reception hall is located on the first floor, the -1F is connected with subway and parking lot. Departure and waiting hall is located on the third floor (3F) of the terminal, which is composed of eight entrances. Taxis and buses can directly park at the gate of the departure hall of the terminal. T2 terminal covers an area of 630000 square meters, which is in construction currently and will be used in early 2018.
Since the airport was transferred and put into operation in 2004, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport realized the rapid growth of the passenger throughput continuously. Spanning was successfully achieved for many times: over 20 million person times in 2004 when the airport was transferred, over 30 million in 2007, over 40 million person times in 2010, and passenger throughout was rapidly increased with net increase of 10 million person-times every three years. Baiyun Airport passenger throughput was 55.21 million person-times in 2015. It was rapidly updated from No. 70 in 2003 before transfer to No. 17 in world list.
Baiyun Airport established business partnership with 70 airlines at present. Flights can directly reach more than 200 cities at home and abroad. There are nearly 30 safeguard models. It is base airport of China Southern Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Jiuyuan Airlines, Longhao Airlines, etc.
Guidance of tourist attractions with airport as departure
Nansha Wetland Park
Nansha Wetland is located in the southernmost tip of Guangzhou, and between No. 18 Spring and No. 19 Spring, Wanqing Town, Nansha District on the west bank of Pearl River Sea Outlet. It covers an area of about 10000 mu, which is the largest wetland in Guangzhou and one of important rest places of migratory birds. You can see free birds in groups flying to the sky and seeking food lately on one hand, and many steel powerful mechanical hanging arms on the other hand. Life cleverness responds to industry civilization in the wetland.
Airport express:taking airport express 7 a to Yongcheng Hotel - transferring to line 143 in Tangbu West Station to Tingjiao South Station-transferring to south line 2 to Baiwankuiyuan Station;
taking metro line 3 to Zhujiangxincheng Station-transferring to metro line 5 to Chepo south station-transferring to metro line 4 to Jiaomen station-transferring Nansha line 23/line 2 bus to Nansha Wetland Park
Liwanhu Park is a multi-functional and comprehensive park integrating tourism, culture and sports, entertainment and test. Surrounding tourism attractions include the follows: Liwan Lake, Enning Road Riding Building, Xiguan House and attractions along Lizhiwan transformation. In attraction in Lizhiwan, clean water flows again for activating many humanity culture charms in Xiguan Guangzhou people has the most popular leisure programs of listening to Guzhai, watching drama, playing with antiques and visiting Xiguan House besides Lizhiwan currently.
Airport express: taking airport express line 5 to Dongfang Hotel-transferring to Line 105 in Yuexiu Park to Liwan Lake Park West Gate station;
Metro: taking metro line 3 north extension section to Jiahewanggang station-transferring to line 2 to Guangzhou train station-transferring to line 5 to Zhongshanba station.
Chen's ancestral temple (hall)
Chen's ancestral temple is located in Zhongshan No. 7 Road, Guangzhou, Guangdong. It is also called 'Chen's Academy'. Art styles of Guangdong civil building decorations are integrated in Chen's Academy. Wood carvings, brick carvings, stone carvings, ash carving, porcelain carving, copper iron casting, colored drawing and other decoration arts are clearly applied. It is characterized by wide themes, vivid shapes, rich color and high technology. It is a colorful hall of civil decoration arts.
Airport express: taking airport express line 5 to Dongfang Hotel station-transferring to line 251 in Guangzhou Military General Hospital Station to Kangwangbeilu Station;
Metro: taking metro line 3 north extension section to Tiyuxi Road-transferring to metro line 1 to Chen's Academy;
It is location of Guangzhou Landmark Building 'Five-sheep Stone'. It was constructed since 1952. It not only has beautiful natural scenery, but also is composed of famous monuments at different history stages such as famous Zhenhai Building (Guangzhou Museum), Ming Ancient City Walls, Square Battery, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial, etc.. It is one of the largest comprehensive culture sight-seeing parks in Guangzhou.
Airport express: taking airport express line 5 to Dongfang Hotel Station
Metro: taking metro line 3 north extension section to Jiahewanggang-transferring to metro line 2 to Yuexiu Park station
Baiyunshan Scenic Sport is composed of seven attractions from south to north, including Luhu Tourism Zone, Santailing Tourism Zone, Mingchungu Tourism Zone, Moxingling Tourism Zone, Mingzhulou Tourism Zone, Feieling Tourism Zone and Heyiling Tourism Zone. There three national top attractions in the park, including-the largest landscaped garden in China-Yuntai Garden; the largest natural bird cage in China-Mingchungu; the largest theme sculpture special park in China- sculpture park.
Airport express: taking airport express line 5 to Shuijing Mansion Station-transferring to line 298 to Baiyun Cableway Station;
Metro: taking metro line 3 north extension section to Yantang Station-transferring to line 257 Yantang Qiye Station to Baiyun Cableway Station
Pearl River nightscape
If you haven't visited historic sites and magnificent night sights along Pearl River, you do not really visit Guangzhou. You can visit culture and history site along Pearl River at daytime and nighttime. You can view beautiful scenery under blue sky along 'Pearl River Corridor' and moving attraction with colorful lights on both banks at night. If you have enough labor and interest, you can walk along both banks of Pearl River for seeking long history and new culture of Guangzhou, thereby appreciating endless culture style in Guangzhou.
Airport express: taking airport express line 5 to Xierbin Hotel-transferring to Line 125 in Zhongshan Library station to Dashatou Cruise Terminal station
Metro: taking metro line 3 north extension section to Yantang Station-transferring to metro line 6 to Donghu station
'You must visit Guangzhou Tower during tour in Guangzhou'. Guangzhou Tower is also known as Guangzhou New TV Tower with nickname of 'Pretty Waist'. It is located in the center of Guangzhou and the intersection between city new center axis and Pearl River landscape axis. Guangzhou Tower is as high as 600m, which is composed of 112 floors. It is the highest tower in China and the third highest tower all over the world. Guangzhou Tower is composed of five functional zones and many amusement facilities, including the highest observation deck all over the world, which is as high as 488m; air lateral ferris wheel and downhill experience extreme riding amusement project. There are four sightseeing halls, impending corridor, spider-man road, 4D and 3D cinema, Chinese and western cuisine, convention and exhibition facilities, shopping malls and popular science exhibition hall, and tourism facilities are complete.
Airport express: taking airport express line 10 to Zhujiang Dijing Hotel
Metro: taking metro line 3 north extension section to Tiyu West Road-transferring to metro line 3 to Guangzhou Tower station;
Shamian Island was England and France concession in history. Therefore, many buildings are provided with prominent European style. More than 150 European ancient buildings have respective features for highlighting European baroque architecture and the new classic style. They are elegant and full of dynamic feeling, or imposing, rigorous, bulky and solid, or simple and easygoing with smooth lines. Shamian Island has different atmosphere and life rhythm from other places in Guangzhou. There are many coffee bars, restaurants and wine bars along the road like some small cities in Europe. The sidewalk is filled with elegant small desks and chairs.
Airport express: taking airport express line 5 to Haizhu Square-transferring to line 281 in Jiefang South Road (Yanjiang Intersection) to municipal central hospital station;
Metro: taking metro line 3 north extension section to Yantang Station-transferring metro line 6 to Huangsha Station
Changlong Tourist Scenic Spot
Guangzhou Changlong Tourist Scenic Spot is located in the center of Guangzhou. It is the first comprehensive tourist scenic spot under Changlong Group. It is equipped with Changlong Paradise, Changlong Water Park, Changlong International Circus, Xiangjiang Wild Animal World, Guangzhou Crocodile Park, Changlong Hotel and many other world-class theme parks and high-end resort hotels. It integrates tourism, leisure and culture. Guangzhou Changlong Tourist Scenic Spot is an ultra-large theme scenic spot with the most theme parks and highest specification in China at present.
Airport express: taking airport express line 7 b to Nan'ao Golf Hotel station
Metro: taking metro line 3 north extension section to Tiyu West Road-transferring to metro line 3 to Hanxi Changlong Station