Situated at the city’s west, Hongqiao International Airport is only thirteen kilometers (eight miles) from the downtown area. It primarily handles the household flights. There are 2 terminals having 2 runways. Terminal 2 (T2) is open for public utilization from March 16th, 2010. 14 carriers are located in Terminal 2 (T2) & an extra 14 aircrafts are located in T1.