In 2018, the number of passengers arriving and leaving the Haikou-Meilan airport continued to maintain rapid growth. In 2018, Meilan International Airport in Haikou on the Hainan Island added 11 international routes, the general network of routes covers 39 cities in 19 countries and regions.
According to the preliminary statistics of the Haikou Customs, from January to July 2018 the customs fixed 1,250,000 incoming and outgoing passengers and 9,650 aircraft, which is 20.1% and 20% more than in 2017, respectively.
In order to meet the needs of passengers, Haikou Customs has taken a number of measures to ensure the security of customs clearance services. The introduction of institutional reform as an opportunity to optimize business processes and improve the efficiency of customs clearance, the "through registration" service provides passengers with a service for the transfer of luggage throughout the process, adds control over the first line to provide 24-hour customs clearance, strengthens investment in technological application, adds control equipment and promotes non-intrusive control.