Sleeping in Airports

Jiuzhaigou Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Jiuzhaigou Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

Airport Overview

jiuzhaigou airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Jiuzhaigou Airport.

What to Expect

Jiuzhaigou Airport has a small, recently built terminal that primarily handles flights to and from Chengdu. Be prepared for the high altitude by staying hydrated. We are unable to confirm details on eateries or shops. WiFi is free inside the airport lounges, which economy class passengers can pay to enter through a lounge membership program. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for location and access information.

Where to Sleep

We have no reviews from travellers who have slept at this airport. If you’ve visited recently, write a review to help future travellers! For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there are lounges that you can enter through a lounge membership program (ie. Priority Pass). Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport does not appeal to you, these are some of the closest hotels to the airport:

  • Yaoquan Mountain Village – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Tulip Inn Shangmo Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Chuanzhu Jiyi Holiday Hotel – (25 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Jiuzhaigou Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Jiuzhaigou Airport inside the lounges. [ see Airport Lounges above ] At the time of this update, we did not have any information about WiFi availability elsewhere in the terminal. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.


As of December 2018, Jiuzhaigou airport is served by the following airlines: Air China • Chengdu Airlines • China Southern Airlines • China Eastern Airlines • Chongqing Airlines • Hainan Airlines • Lucky Air • Shenzhen Airlines • Sichuan Airlines • West Air.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Mini-buses are available from the airport to several local attractions. Tickets can be purchased inside the airport near the washrooms. Since the earthquake in August 2017 some destinations are not accessible, plan ahead.

Shuttle Bus

A shuttle bus is available from the airport to the Huanglong National Scenic Reserve, making stops at several hotels along the way. Tickets are available from inside the terminal.


Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. You may need to agree on a fare with the driver before starting your journey.

Last updated: 2018-12-10

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.