Hong Kong (HKG) Airport

Hong Kong HKG Airport Overview

Hong Kong International Airport HKG (also referred to as 'Chek Lap Kok Airport) 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.  Furthermore in June 2016 the HKIA Customer Service Excellence Program Award was given to 900 Airport Staff for 'outstanding service'.

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 around 69 million passengers annually 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. 
    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, as well as North Satellite & Midfield  Concourses.

Current and Future Airport developments:  Work started on the Three-Runway System Project '3RS' in August 2016 - with reclaiming 650 hectares of land done in phases, with subsequent work on the new runway, taxiway system and new Terminal 3 (T3) with 57 parking positions. Also, T2 is being expanded and turned into a full-service terminal, and will be connected to a new T3.   While the third runway is to open in 2022, the '3RS' project should be completed by 2024:
- The third runway will be connected to T2 by automated people mover, while T2 will get a few structural & other changes.
- Upon total comissioning by 2030, the Airport will be able to handle an additional 30M passengers a year
-  While 3RS construction is ongoing, necessary upgrades to current facilities and the development of new hardware & software will continue to be made.



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