Valid forms of ID for air travel include:
For residents of Mainland China: Resident Identity Card, Temporary Resident Identity Card, passport, military officer ID, civilian cadre ID, conscript ID, non-commissioned officer ID, civilian personnel ID, military employee ID, People's Armed Police ID, armed police forces ID, or Seafarer's Passport;
Mainland Travel Permit for Hong Kong and Macau Residents, Mainland Travel Permit for Taiwan Residents;
For foreign travelers: passport, certificate of diplomatic staff stationed in China as issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreigner's Permanent Residence Card (or a previous version of the Foreigner's Permanent Residence Card still within the period of validity); other valid forms of ID for air travel as stipulated by the Civil Aviation Administration of China.
For residents of Mainland China under the age of 16, further acceptable forms of ID include Medical Certificate of Birth, Household Register, student ID or proof of ID issued by the Public Security Bureau in the location of the individual's household register.
Travelers arrive at the airport ￫obtain boarding pass and complete baggage check-in at check-in counters (or get boarding pass from self-service kiosk)￫go through the security check￫proceed to the boarding gate and wait for boarding￫start boarding through the boarding gate.
③Flight check-in deadline of each airport(for reference only)
Domestic Flights Province Airport Terminal Check-in Zone Check-in counters' number Deadline Hubei Wuhan T2 A 19-32 40 mins Shiyan T None All 30 mins Hunan Changsha T2 B､C All 40 mins Changde T None All 30 mins Huaihua T None All 30 mins Sichuan Chengdu T2 H､J､K､L､N H､J Zone All for Economy
N Zone All for first/business､L Zone Duty Manager､K zone for special guests
45 mins Nanchong T None All 30 mins Luzhou T None All 30 mins Jiangsu Nanjing T2 C All 40 mins Yangzhou T None All 30 mins Xinjiang Bole T None 2-4 30 mins Hotan T None 1-4 30 mins Aksu T None 1-6 30 mins Yining T None 9-12 30 mins Altay T None 3-6 30 mins Korla T None 1-4 30 mins Kashgar T None 4-9 30 mins Tacheng T None 1-2 30 mins Kucha T None 1-6 30 mins Nalati T None 1-2 30 mins Urumqi T1 None 7-14 40 mins Heilongjiang Harbin T B B11-B20 45 mins Mudanjiang T None 1-4 30 mins Jiamusi T None 1-4 30 mins Jilin Changchun t None 1-8 40 mins Liaoning Shenyang T3 C C17 45 mins Dalian T None 25-31 40 mins Chaoyang T None 1-2 30 mins Hebei Shijiazhuang T2 None B17-22 30 mins Shanxi Taiyuan T1 None 1-7 30 mins Datong T2 None 3-6 30 mins Lvliang T None 4､5 30 mins Changzhi T None 1-4 30 mins Linfen T A A1-A8 30 mins Tianjin Tianjin T2 G 1-12,24 40 mins Beijing Beijing Capital T1 K 3-24 30 mins Inner Mongolia Hailar T None 1-6 30 mins Ulanhot T None 1-3 30 mins Chifeng T None 1-4 30 mins Tongliao T3 None 1-7 30 mins Xilinhot T None 1-3 30 mins Wuhai T None 1-6 45 mins Erdos T2 A､B 1-16 30 mins Hohhot T C 1-16 40 mins Baotou T A 1-10 30 mins Erenhot T None 1-4 30 mins Bayannaoer T None 1-3 30 mins Shanghai Shanghai Pudong T2 K 8-16 45 mins Shanghai Hongqiao T2 A 6-21 45 mins Guangdong Jieyang Shantou T None 2-15 30 mins Meixian T None All 30 mins Zhanjiang T None All 30 mins Guangzhou T1 M M1-M8/M17-M24 45 mins Zhuhai T F All 40 mins Gansu Lanzhou T1 None All (Counter 21 is for Tianjin Airlines only) 40 mins Qingyang T None 1-2 30 mins Jiayuguan T None 1-3 30 mins Zhangye T None 1-4 30 mins Shaanxi Xi'an T2 C 8-24 40 mins Yulin T None 1-8 30 mins Ningxia Yinchuan T3 None All 40 mins Guizhou Guiyang T2 C\D All 40 mins Zunyi T1 None All 30 mins Liupanshui T1 None All 30 mins Tongren T1 None All 30 mins Hainan Haikou T1 None 1-16 45 mins Sanya T1 A All 45 mins Fujian Xiamen T4 L 8-10 30 mins Fuzhou T1 None 28-41 30 mins Anhui Fuyang T1 None All 30 mins Hefei TI B 13-24 30 mins Anqing T1 None All 30 mins Henan Zhengzhou T2 3 27-35 40 mins Zhejiang Hangzhou T3 G 17-29 45 mins Yiwu T1 None 13-16 30 mins Ningbo T1 None All 40 mins Wenzhou T2 A All 40 mins Guangxi Nanning T2 C All 30 mins Beihai T1 None 3-4 30 mins Guilin T2 A/B/C All 30 mins Liuzhou T1 None All 30 mins Chongqing Chongqing T3 G 2D-2E 45 mins Yunnan Kunming T1 D､E D04-09､D11-20 45 mins Jiangxi Jinggangshan T1 None 1-3 30 mins Nanchang T2 A 1-6 30 mins Ganzhou T None 3､5､6 30 mins Shandong Jining T1 None 2-4 30 mins Qingdao T1 B 1-8 40 mins Jinan T A 01-12 30 mins Linyi T None 1-5 30 mins Weihai T None 1-11 30 mins Yantai T B 5-13 30 mins Dongying T None All 30 mins Rizhao T None 1-9 30 mins International Flights Country / Region Airport Terminal Check-in Zone Check-in counters' number Deadline China Tianjin T1 B 6-11 45 mins Xi'An T3 K K70-K77 40 mins Chongqing T3 B/C unfixed 60 mins Zhengzhou T2 F/G unfixed 45 mins UK London Gatwick North E all 60 mins London Heathrow T3 G unfixed 60 mins Japan Osaka Kansai T1 C､D C21-24 45 mins Tokyo Haneda International L L1-L5 40 mins Sapporo International International B126.96.36.199 40 mins Kitakyushu International International 1-4 40 mins Korea Seoul Incheon T1 F unfixed 60 mins China Taiwan Taichung T2 International 16-19 45 mins New Zealand Auckland International C 315-322 50 mins Australia Tullamarine T2 unfixed unfixed 45 mins Sydney Kingsford Smith T1 G G1-G6 50 mins