Located on the “golden axle” consisting of Nanjing South Station of Beijing-Shanghai Express Railway and Nanjing Lukou International Airport, Jiangning Development Zone integrates five transportation advantages including airport, ports, highways, railways and subways.
Aviation: Nanjing Lukou International Airport can meet the annual passenger capacity of 70 million person times, and annual cargo transport capacity of 1.6 million tons. Its current flights lead to 54 domestic cities and 12 overseas cities. Jiangning Development Zone is 18 km away from Lukou International Airport.
Port: Xinshengwei Port has a foreign-trade cargo handling capacity of 10 million tons/year, a container handling capacity of 200 thousand tons/year. It has extended its influence to 78 countries and regions worldwide. It is 30 km away from Jiangning Development Zone. By relying on its Yangtze River shoreline of 21.5 km, the riverside port has, in its first phase, built up 12 ten-thousand-ton berths wharfs, 35 km away from Jiangning Development Zone.
Highways: Thirteen first-class highways leading to various parts of China converge here. Such expressways as Shanghai-Nanjing, Nanjing-Hangzhou, Nanjing-Ma’anshan and Raocheng cross this zone. A high-class transportation system (eight horizontal and five vertical lines) has come into being in this zone.
Railways: Nanjing is a comprehensive railway hub connecting central China, eastern China and northern China. Such important railway trunks as Beijing-Shanghai, Nanjing-Hangzhou, Nanjing-Anqing and Nanjing-Xi’an converge here. Nanjing South Station, one of the five departure stations of Beijing-Shanghai Express Railway, has been built up and put into operation, only 2 km away from Jiangning Development Zone.
Subways: The southern extension of Nanjing Subway No.1 Line (completed), the No.3 and No.6 Subway Line (under construction), and the No.5 and No.17 Subway Line (planned) pass through this zone.