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Hong Kong (HKG) Airport

Hong Kong HKG Airport Overview

Hong Kong International Airport HKG serves the greater Cities of Macau & Hong Kong in the Republic of China. Half of the world's population can be reached from this Airport in less than five hours by air. HKG was repeatedly named by Airports Council as the World's Best Airport', and was awarded by Skytrax & TTG 'Best Airport'  for the tenth time, while RTRS bestowed it the "Asia-Pacific Airport Efficiency Excellence Award' .  At the TTG Travel Awards 2013, HKIA was inducted into the Travel Hall of Fame.

Hong Kong Airport was built on reclaimed land on the island of Chek Lap Kok, off Lantau Island, located in the Zujjiang Kou inlet of the South China Sea, between the cities of Macau and Hong Kong.  It is accessible from the main land via North Lantau Highway 8, leading to Airport Road.

With over 59 million yearly passengers and 2 long runways, HKG International is primary hub for its flag carrier Cathay Pacific, and to Dragonair, Hong Kong Express and Hong Kong Airlines, and is secondary hub for Air New Zealand.  It is served by a multitude of national & international airlines, offering non-stop flights throughout mainland China, and direct and connecting flights to all parts of the globe. HKG is also a stopover venue for international airlines on their long-distance flights.

Check-in stations are available In-town, at Ferry ports and at Land point :
1. Jetstar introduced in-town check-ins at the Hong Kong & Kowloon MTR Airport Express train stations. 
2. Airline check-in at PRD & Macao: (a) at ferry ports: Dongguan Humen, Fuyong, Macao Maritime Ferry Terminal, Macao Taipa, Shekou;  (b) at land points in Shenzhen:  Futian Coach station, Gand Ehatre, Airport & Kingkey Banner Center.

On-Airport luxury hotels:
Regal Airport Hotel (tel. +852 2286 8888 /fax 8686), connected to Terminal 1 via air-conditioned bridge, with extensive meeting and conference facilities and high-quality restaurants & bars. 
Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott Hotel (+852  3969 1888 /fax 2288), located on the waterfront to the east of the terminals, with extensive meeting facilities and various dining, entertainment and recreational options.

Hong Kong International Airport has two passenger Terminals - T1 & T2 - and a  North Satellite Concourse. 

Future Airport Developments:
1. As part of the Apron Expansion, 28 additional aircraft parking stands & a cross-runway vehicle tunnel linking the cargo area will be in place by year-end 2014.
2.  The Midfield Development Project includes a 5-level, 105,000 square meter concourse with 20 parking stands, extension of the automated people mover to connect Midfield & Terminal 1 and with other facilities, and a cross-field taxiway - all scheduled for completion by year-end 2015.
3. Long-term plans call for a third runway, extension of T2, the automated people mover & baggage handling system; improvement of road network and more.

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