Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, one of the top ten airports in China, is about 25 kilometers from the city center, and it is one of the best international airports in Asia. Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport is also a gateway to Asia. It is a 4F Level airport, having 2 runways, one of the few in China. It allows A380, the biggest airbus, to take off and land.

Already the airline network of Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport has taken shape. It has 160 air routes and 104 layover points, both domestic and international. Royal Dutch Airlines, Asiana, Ethiopia Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Air China, and Dragon Air have full services running, and another 43 airlines are currently negotiating application. Some popular airline routes, for example:

Hangzhou – Amsterdam
Hangzhou - new Delhi – In Addis Ababa
Hangzhou – Frankfurt
Hangzhou – Sydney
...and many more!

Several intercontinental flights have become one of the first choices for passengers traveling from Europe, Africa, and Oceania, to China.

With the completion of the T3 terminal building at the end of 2012, many airlines from the Middle East and North America are turning up in greater numbers.