As an important part of building the comprehensive national transport network, the construction of Shandong's modern airport cluster has been accelerating, Dazhong Daily reported.
The main structure of the square in front of Xueye Station, which is part of the Jinan-Laiwu high speed railway, was capped off on Aug 15, which was 25 days ahead of schedule and helps the railway achieve the goal of opening to traffic by the end of this year.
Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport will open an airline to Lhasa, Tibet autonomous region on July 18.
Shandong province has been ramping up efforts to build a comprehensive inland water transportation network that is "connected to seas and rivers".
The COVID-19 outbreak in China has subsided recently, and a number of domestic passenger flights that fly in and out of Yantai have been gradually restored since May 18 in an effort to accommodate passengers' travel demands.
By 2035, the railway network will reach 11,000 kilometers in Shandong, and will include a 5,700-km high-speed railway network.
Jinan government emphasized the importance of handling imported cold-chain food to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at a news conference on April 8.