Invest in Haikou network

Transportation and logistics hubs

  • By air: aviation gateway hub for the Pacific and Indian Oceans

    Haikou is located at the geometric center where the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, the Beibu Gulf Economic Circle, the ASEAN Economic Community, and the Southeast Asian Economic Circle meet. Meilan International Airport in Haikou, rated as a five-star airport by SKYTRAX, is an important national trunk airport and a gateway hub for aviation regions in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. It offers 207 passenger routes in 2023, including 203 domestic passenger routes, and 4 international and regional freight routes, serving a total of 123 cities. By 2025, the guaranteed capacity will reach 35 million passenger times.
    The 4H Flight Economic Circle covers 21 countries and regions, benefiting 47% of the global population.
    The 8H Flight Economic Circle covers 59 countries and regions, benefiting 67% of the global population.

  • By sea: Hainan Island’s comprehensive shipping and transportation hub

    Listed as one of the 15 coastal ports under the Belt and Road Initiative, Haikou Port consists of several ports such as Xiuying Port, Xinhai Port and Macun Port, and is a transportation chokepoint connecting Chinese mainland and a comprehensive shipping hub in Hainan Province, with 30 domestic and foreign trade shipping routes covering almost all ASEAN countries. By 2025, Haikou Port is expected to offer 40 berths each with a capacity of 10,000 tons or above, and have an overall handling capacity of 160 million tons.

By land: Hainan Island’s land transportation hub

Haikou is the starting point of the world’s first circular high-speed railway line, and high-speed trains depart here for other parties across Hainan Island; the planning and construction of the Zhanjiang-Haikou High-Speed Railway are being accelerated. With Haikou as a node, the Hainan Isle Ring Expressway passes through the entire island along the east-west axis. Haikou is positioned as an important node city of the Hainan Isle Ring Expressway known as the “No. 1 Scenic Road on China’s Coastline”. It will realize 3-hour transportation across the island, and 1-hour commuting in the “Haicheng-Wending” Economic Circle.