- Changchun Longjia International Airport
As one of the 100 key projects for the 10th Five-Year Plan of Jilin Province, Changchun Longjia International Airport is jointly invested and built by the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China and Jilin Province. Covering an area of more than 4,200 mu, the airport, 28 kilometers away from Changchun downtown area, is located at Longjia Town of Jiutai, a city at county level in the northeast of Changchun. As a hub mainly availing passengers with linkages to domestic destinations, Longjia International Airport is built under the principle of “being reasonably designed once but constructed in two phases for development on a progressive basis”. The current project is based on the predictions of air transport services for travelling 3.6 million passengers by 2013 and carrying 25,000 tons of freight every year.
The airport has now been able to avail passengers with 20 plus domestic and international linkages to such places as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo and Sendai since it was officially opened in late August, 2005,
The airport is located at the intersection of Donghu Town and Longjia Town in Jiutai of Changchun City. It is 21 kilometers and 62 kilometers away from Changchun City and Jilin City respectively.
The 4D-degree airfield enables A300 and B767 passenger planes to take off and land. Its runway is 2,800 meters long and 45 meters wide. The terminal building covers an area of 40,000 square meters. There are 8 aprons near station site and 5 far aprons. In addition, such facilities and services as navigation management, navigation, weather, communication, navigational lighting aid, fuel supply and freight are also available.
Other facilities available include store, bar, Chinese restaurant, western restaurant, bank, post office, public telephone, currency exchange station, maternal and children lounge, first class departure lounge and recreation room for irregular flight passengers. In addition, customized services are offered near the entrance to domestic and international lines, a wheelchair lift, and (close to the smoking room) a medical care center and a baggage locker station.
Shuttle bus service is offered every hour at Quan’an Square of Changchun City. It takes about 40 minutes to the airport. The last bus starts at about 90 minutes before the last flight takes off. Ticket price: RMB20 /per person.
The contacts and codes related to Changchun Longjia International Airport are as follows:
Directory Assistance: 0431-88797114;
Operator Service: 0431-88797512;
Airport Bus: 0431-88798400
Airport Code: CGO
Four-letter Identifier Code: ZYCC
- Changchun Railway Station
Founded in 1904, Changchun Railway Station is located at No.5, Changbai Road, Changchun City of Jilin Province. The new building was completed in 1994. It is known as the second-generation project that has been being used for railway passenger transportation since the one invested and built by Japanese was demolished in a controlled explosion on May 26, 1992. The station is 1,003 kilometers away from Beijing Railway Station and 246 kilometers away from Harbin Railway Station. Attached to Shenyang Railway Bureau, Changchun Railway Station is one of the four principal stations in Northeast China, ranking the 7th with four platforms. There are trains bound for Jilin City, Shenyang City, Harbin City, Baicheng City, etc. It’s the starting point of Changchun-Tumen railway route.
Address: Renmin Street, Kuancheng District (intersection of Renmin Street and Liaoning Road)
- The first two capital letters “CC” of “Chang” and “Chun” are used in the design of the logo of rail transit of Changchun City. The round shape represents the city. Any color can be used for its background. The fast rail transit network totaling 256.9 kilometers is composed of five subway lines 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 and two light rail lines 3 and 4. The density of the network in central districts is 0.38 kilometer per square kilometer and that in the centers of such districts is 1.18 kilometer per square kilometer.
I. Rail Transit Planning
By 2020, in line with the sustainable development strategy stipulated in the overall planning of Changchun City, effort will be put into developing Changchun into an eco-friendly, open central city in an advanced state of social development with relatively strong economic strength, advanced sciences and technologies, reasonable urban layout and complete infrastructures. The goal for the development of rail transit in the overall planning is to establish a modern, reasonably structured transportation network with diversified functions that is pillared by fast highway, railway and bus services.
To achieve the goal, Changchun City has upgraded the rote network, and compiled the Fast Rail Transit Network Planning in August 2002.
The construction of 7-line fast rail transit network is predicted to be completed in 2050, making the seven lines go in harmony with the morphostructure and development direction of the city.
II. Pricing Standard
0~14.5 Kilometers: RMB2
Over 24.5 Kilometers: RMB4
III. Information on Rail Transit Construction
1. Line 1 was constructed in the second half year of 2009, and is predicted to open in 2014.
2. Line 2 was started in 2012, and is planned to open in 2014.
3. The projects of the first and the second phases of Light Rail Line 3, the first of its kind in mainland China, opened in 2002 and 2006 respectively. So far, the line has been connected as a whole.
4. Line 4 was started in May 2009, and opened in October 2011.
5. Line 5 is under planning.
6. Line 6 is under planning.
7. Line 7 and the line to Shuangyang District are under planning.
IV. Long-term Planning of Rail Transit Transportation
The latest route network planning (till 2050) is composed of five routes, covering a total urban area of 500 square kilometers
The construction is divided into three phases.
The first-phase construction from 2003 to 2010 includes Light Rail Line 3 and 4 totaling 52.1 kilometers.
The second-phase construction from 2010 to 2020 includes two subway lines, namely, south-north line (Subway Line 1) and east-west line (Subway Line 2) totaling 41.98 kilometers. The mileage of fast rail transit transportation will reach 94.08 kilometers by 2020.
The third phase from 2020 to 2050 refers to the construction of a diagonal line northeast to southwest (lines 5, 6 and 7) and the construction of branches of other routes, marking an end to the route network planning with a total mileage of 179 kilometers.
- Bus Transportation
As a large state-owned enterprise, Changchun Bus Transportation Group has 6,822 employees and 3,200 buses, and serves 142 routes totaling 2,609 kilometers. It is now able to transport 52,404 passengers every year. Under the group, there are 23 subsidiaries undertaking the transportation tasks in downtown and suburban areas of the city.
In recent years, the CPC Changchun Municipal Committee and the People’s Government of Changchun City has implemented the policy of “getting bus transportation prioritized” in an effort to upgrade route network, invest more on station facilities, put more new buses into use and improve service quality. Under such circumstances, Changchun Bus Transportation Group has adjusted operation and vehicle structures, upgraded transportation network, opened new routes, and added night buses to provide passengers hospitable, safe, convenient, clean and affordable services. The employees of the group including Cui Shusen, Jiang Guifeng, Tian Xianmin, Sun Qian and Nie Yongjun have become role models in the field. The group has obtained a list of honorary titles including National Second-grade Enterprise, National “Labor Day” Award, and Top Ten Bus Transportation Enterprises of China. To make its service a difference, the group has added new buses to the route No.306. These buses are named after Changchun’s sister cities including Ulsan, Sendai and Masterton. In addition, words and pictures are used to introduce such cities’ politics, economy, culture and geography as well as their friendly exchanges with Changchun City.
To further make its service go international, the drivers of tram No. 54 are able to announce station names in five different languages and those at four-star level or above for such routes as No. 362, No. 363, No. 62, No. 88 and No. 160 are able to announce station names in both English and mandarin.
To get details of bus routes, please visit: http://emap.changchun.gov.cn/map.html