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Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport (Chinese: 重庆江北国际机场) (IATA: CKG, ICAO: ZUCK) is located in the Yubei District of Chongqing, People's Republic of China. In 2014, it was awarded third place in the "Best Airport in the 25–40 Million Passenger Size" category by Airports Council International.

Situated 19 kilometres (12 mi) north of the city centre of Chongqing, the airport is a major aviation hub for airlines in western China, including China Express Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Chongqing Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, and China West Air. Chongqing is a focus city of Air China, making the airport well-connected with the Star Alliance and SkyTeam's international networks.


The airport has Three terminals: Terminal 1 serving international flights, Terminal 2 with halls A and B serving domestic flights, and Terminal 3. The first, second, and third phase of the airport came into operation in January 1990, December 2004, and December 2010, respectively. The domestic terminal is capable of handling 30 million passengers and the international terminal is able to handle more than 1 million passengers annually. A new terminal, T3A and the third runway have been in use since August 29, 2017. Terminal 3A handles all international flights as well as all domestic flights except those operated by China Express Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Spring Airlines and West Air while T1 has been closed for renovations.

In terms of passenger traffic, Jiangbei Airport was the ninth-busiest airport nationwide in 2016, handling 35,888,819 passengers with a year-on-year growth of 10.8 percent. The airport was the eighth-busiest airport by traffic movements and tenth-busiest airport by cargo traffic in China in 2016.