Infrastructure Construction

Date: 2016-01-15, Source: , Total Visits :


Yantai Harbor is one of the top ten harbors in China. There are 56 berths of over 10,000 DWT. The maximum water depth is -20 meters. The direct navigation lines reach more than 100 ports of over 70 countries and regions. In 2014, the handling capacity of cargo was over 320 million tons, container 2.35 million TEU.

The west Yantai Harbor under construction is planned to build 65 berths of 50,000-300,000 DWT. After completion, it will become the most important hub in North China, with a handling capacity of 200 million tons for cargo and 15 million TEU for container.

Yantai-Dalian train ferry is the 1st in China and the 35th in the world which distance is more than 100 km. It has shortened a distance of 1600 km from northeast area to Shandong Province and east coastal areas, forming a new transit corridor connecting Liaodong Peninsula and Shandong Peninsula, linking Europe and Asia and radiating east coastal areas.

There are passenger and cargo liners between Yantai and Inchon, Pyeongtaek, Busan of South Korea. The preliminary study on Sino (Yantai)-South Korea rail ferry is now under way.


Yantai Laishan International Airport is open to air traffic with more than 40 domestic and international cities, with an average of 470 departure flights each week, or over 570 in peak time. Airlines are available to Hong Kong, Taipei, Inchon, Busan and Jeju island of South Korea, Osaka of Japan. There are also freight flights for Brussels-Yantai-Inchon based on the fifth-freedom rights. The airlines are in the forefront in the nation. In 2014, the passenger throughput of the airport reached 4.3 million.

The new airport, Yantai Penglai International Airport, will become one of the most important airports in North China, with a handling capacity of 6.5 million passengers and 90,000 tons of cargos and mails each year.

Land Routes

Yantai has a highway mileage of 18,000 km, including 507 km of expressway. Shenyang-Haikou, Rongcheng-Wuhai, Weihai-Qingdao Expressway run through the whole area.

Railways in Yantai connect with arterial lines in China. The Qingdao-Yantai-Weihai-Rongcheng intercity railway opened in December 2014, forming a one-hour circle among Qingdao, Yantai and Weihai. People can go from Yantai through to Beijing, shanghai and Ji’nan by high-speed rail.

The Bohai strait tunnel between Yantai and Dalian has been included in the national planning. When completed, it will connect the Liaodong Peninsula and Shandong Peninsula across the sea, and it will take only one hour to go from Yantai to Dalian.

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