Xiamen is a subprovincial city located in the southeastern Fujian province, the People’s Republic of China. It has six districts altogether. Xiamen is also an island. It has a natural harbor in Yundang Bay. Xiamen means ‘door to the house’ as they are referred to as the gateway to China. The city is known to be very vibrant and modern. It is also one of the trading port as it is located near a harbor.
Xiamen can be flown to all year round however the best time to go to the city would be from April to November. During these months the city is very pleasant. Tourists who visit the city during these months also will be able to enjoy the famous dark dragon tea together with the Mid Autumn Festival. Tourists will be able to try the famous moon cake and scented tea.
Laguindingan Airport - The Laguindingan Airport is the main airport that serves the area of Cagayan de Oro, Illigan and a few other provinces such as Misamis Oriental, Lanao del Norte, Bukidnon and also Mindanao. This airport is classified as a Principal Domestic Airport which is also the second busiest airport in the Philippines. This airport is located around 46 kilometers from the city center, Cagayan de Oro, 57 kilometers from Iligan and only 4.17 kilometers from Laguindingan. This airport has been operating since June 15, 2013. The airlines that operate in this airport are Cebu Pacific, Cebgo, Philippines AirAsia and also Royal Air Philippines.
Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport - Xiamen Gaoqi International is located on Xiamen island and it is very near to the city center. This airport is also the hub for Xiamen Airlines. They serve to destinations all over China and also some to other Asian countries. Therefore passengers from the Philippines do not need to worry as Xiamen Airlines and also several other airlines such as Philippines Airlines would list Xiamen as one of the destinations. Now the airport and Xiamen Airlines are working on expanding their coverage to Amsterdam on alternate days.
The climate pattern of Xiamen is monsoonal humid subtropical. It has long, hot and humid summers while the winters are short, mild and dry. In July, the temperature can go up to 27.8 degrees Celcius where the coldest month is January and the temperature can drop to 12.8 degrees Celcius. During Spring, it is quite humid with a lot of sunshine. However, during the late summer and early autumn, the city is prone to experience typhoons which makes the months to be quite wet.