Urumqi Airport Guide to Urumqi Diwopu International Airport (URC)

Urumqi Airport Terminal 3

Urumqi Airport Terminal 3 is the newest terminal, it opened its gates in 2010. It is located west of the old terminal building.

Regarding its design, it is known as the eagle’s wing for its modern and beautiful design.

Urumqi Airport Terminal 3 serves mainly international flights and also all flights of China Southern Airlines domestic flights (and other domestic airlines).

Transfer between terminals

In order to transfer between terminals, there are at their passengers’ disposal Free Shuttle Buses which connects Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 with a frequency of 30 minutes. They can be boarded in both Terminal 2 (Gate 1) and Terminal 3 arrivals (at the elevator outside Exit 1). Opening hours: First and last flight schedules.


Urumqi Airport Terminal 3 is distributed into three levels as follows:

- First level: Arrivals hall (Domestic and international).
- Second level: Departures hall (Domestic and international).
- Third level: Rest place.


Urumqi Airport Terminal 3 is mainly served by China Southern domestic flights. Even though, other international airlines also offer their services:


- Southern Airlines: +86 95539.
- Xiamen Airlines: +86 8008582666.
- ChongQing Airlines: +86 95539.

- Astana Airlines.
- Siberian Airlines.
- Skat Airlines.
- Kyrgyzstan Airlines.
- Tadjik SuoMen Airlines.
- Tadjikstan Airlines.
- Korean Airlines: +86 400 658 8888.
- Bishkek Airlines.
- Aliyona Airlines.
- Uzbekistan Airlines.
- ZhongHua Airlines: +86 400 888 6998. 

Airport lounges

At Urumqi Airport Terminal 3 international departures, in the airside, you can find the First Class Lounge, which is only available for international passengers. In order to access to the lounge, it is required a priority pass. Opening hours: From 06:00 am to last flight departure.