In September, 1992, Guiyang airport was officially put into service, making Guiyang City become the Level-I port city.
In May 1997, the Level 4D modernized airport Guiyang Longdongbao Airport, which is 12km (equivalent to driving distance of 15 minutes) away from the center of Guiyang City, was officially put into service. Equipped with advanced navigation systems and facilities, the airport takes a floor space of more than 6,000 mu, and its runway is 3,200m long and 60m wide. In the airport, the terminal has a built-up area of 34,000 square meters, and comprises cutting-edge international and domestic departure halls, which can handle 5 million person-times per year or 2,000 person-times per hour in peak period. So far, it has put 32 flight courses into operation, with weekly flights totaling the number of 467 and flight courses radiating to China's large and middle cities (like Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Haikou, Chengdu, and Kunming etc) and Hong Kong SAR.