CHINA | Shanghai | Shanghai Pudong International Airport


A ground handling facility at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, supporting trips throughout China

Jimmy Young

On behalf of our team,
welcome to China!

Our goal is simple: to make sure you have a totally enjoyable experience when flying into China. We are one of the very few service providers with its own ground handling team in China, and we are one of the most experienced, having worked with aircraft operators, pilots, airports and authorities since the 1970s. We believe this is a testament to our commitment to clients.

We make sure every flight we handle is above and beyond our clients’ expectations. And, we have the know-how to keep your mission running smoothly, even if you have last-minute changes.

Count on us to be your trustworthy, dependable guide when you visit our country.


Cynthia Zhang

Country Manager, China
Universal Aviation

Three different ways we can take care of your
ground support needs throughout China

  • We operate ground support facilities at ZBAA, ZSPD and ZGGG.
  • We can send our agents to meet you at any destination.
  • We can help coordinate ground support for any location.


Ground support capabilities

Languages spokenChinese and English
Customs and immigration?Yes
UVair® contract fuel available?Yes
Conference rooms?No
Limousine service and car rental?Yes
Crew accommodation arrangements?Yes
Security arrangements?Yes
Direct ramp access?No
Computerized worldwide weather briefings?Yes
Baggage handling?Yes
Permit coordination?Yes
Lav service?Yes

Flight support

ICAO Annex 16, Chapter II:No restrictions
RNAV5/RNAV10 airspace:Not implemented
8.33 MHz channel spacing:Not required
Airport fire protection category:ZSPD: 9


Downtown to Pudong airport: Merge onto north-south viaduct. Cross Lupu Bridge and continue toward Jiyang Rd., enter Middle Ring Rd. Drive along Middle Ring Rd. toward Pudong Airport. Arrive at Pudong Airport.

Main terminal to new office: Head south on Pudong Airport Rd. Take the ramp to Yingbin Expressway. Turn left at Haitianwu Rd,. then turn right at Qihang Rd. Drive along Qihang Rd., turn left at Haitiansan Rd. Turn left at Linghang Rd. Arrive at No.1 Linghang Rd.

Facility address

Universal Aviation
Room 208, No.1 Linghang Road
Pudong International Airport
Shanghai, China

Location FAQ

Hours of operation0001 – 2359
Airport restrictions?For foreign business aircraft only can take off or land in ZSPD/Pudong airport that 2 movements is not allowed to operate during peak hour 0001-1400UTC/ 0800-2200LOCAL each day. Meanwhile, it is not allowed to take off from 2300-0100UTC / 0700-0900Local in ZSPD airport, but arrival is acceptable.
Noise restrictions?No
Slots required?Yes
VIP passenger lounge?Yes
VIP crew lounge?Yes
Air conditioning?Yes
Internet access/Wi-Fi? Yes
Digital newspapersNo
Flight-plan filing?Yes
Prayer room?No
VIP catering?Yes
Oxygen Service Available?Available on request but possible long wait time

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Contact Information

Contact details for Universal Aviation at ZSPD
Contact detailLocation detail
Country:People's Republic of China
Main office:Shanghai, P.R. China
Other office(s):Beijing (ZBAA)
Guangzhou (ZGGG)
Locations served:All of China
Radio frequency:N/A
Country Manager:Cynthia Zhang
Team Leader:Jennifer Cai
Phone:+86 21 6835 1373 (Shanghai)
+86 10 8994 6096 (Beijing)
Mobile:+86 180 0119 8887 (Jennifer Cai)
Fax:+86 21 22329533 (Shanghai)
+86 10 8994 6095 (Beijing)
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