Communications and Transportation
□ Land Transportation
By the end of "The Tenth Five Year Plan", the length of highways opened to traffic in Fujian reached 58,286 kilometers (including 7,829 km of second-class highways), while the highway density hit 48.01 kilometers per 100 square kilometers. The expressway network and provincial-level trunk highway network have begun to take shape. All municipal cities are interconnected by expressways, allowing the formation of "4-hour traffic economic circle" from municipal cities to the capital city.
□ Water Transportation
The coastline of Fujian extends 3,324 kilometers, accounting for 18.3% of that of China and coming second in the country. From north to south, there are Shacheng Port, Sanduao Port, Kemen Port, Mawei Port, Jiangyin Port, Meizhou Port, Quanzhou Port, Xiamen Port and Zhangzhou Port. The total length of inland navigation fairways reaches 3,955 kilometers, while the total number of quay berths within Fujian hit 485, including 58 10,000-ton level deepwater berths and boasting an annual handling capacity of approximate 100 million tons. Listed as one of ten major container ports of China, Xiamen Port has launched 36 international regular lines reaching more than 70 ports in the world, and has established business relationships with over 200 countries and regions. A trial direct line has also been launched between Fuzhou Port, Xiamen Port and Kaohsiung Port, allowing direct exchanges between costal regions of Fujian and Jinmen & Mazu.
□ Air Transportation
Currently, there are five airports in Fujian, namely Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport, Fuzhou Changle International Airport, Quanzhou Jinjiang Airport, Nanping Wuyishan Airport and Liancheng Airport, constituting an integrative airport system.
□ Railway Transportation
The total length of railways in Fujian reaches 1,565 kilometers, including Yingtan-Xiamen Railway, Hengfeng-Nanping Railway, Meizhou-Kanshi Railway and Ganzhou-Longyan Railway. These four major railways have been linked with the national railway network, and will increase to seven railways.