The City of Shenzhen has 11 million people and borders on the new territories of Hong Kong.
SZX Airport is located near the villages of Huangtian & Fuyong, part of the Bao'an District, and is 32 km northwest of city center Shenzhen. It is accessible by Bao'an Boulevard, exiting Airport South Road, leading to Linghang Roads 2 & 3 and the parking, hotel & terminal buildings - and by motorways B107, G4 & G15 (all meeting near the Hezhou Toll Station and leading to South Airport Road).
With 30 million passengers in 2016, and two long runways, Shenzhen Bao'an Airport is hub to Shenzhen, SF, & Shenzhen Donghai airlines, and is currently served by numerous domestic and other Asian carriers, offering direct & connecting flights to all points of the globe.
Air China started recently its Los Angeles route via Beijing at a total distance of nearly 12,000 km.
The International Hotel is located to the left of the Ground Traffic Center, and
Garden Airport Hotel is to the right of the Ground Traffic Center.
A new combined Hyatt House Hotel at Shenzhen Airport', which includes both he' Hyatt Place' and 'Hyatt House' opened in April 2016 offer apartment-like suites with kitchens, and rooms with separte spaces for sleep & work, free WiF, fitness room, meeting rooms, and more - with direct access to the passenger terminal.
Shenzhen Airport has a new integrated Passenger Terminal 3 with 24/7 Customs Clearance. (Pay-in VIP Buildings 1 & 2 are at either side of it while Parking Garages 1, 2 & 3 are right behind them. More details are available in the 'Terminal Map' section of this site.
The 3-level Ground Transportation Center is a short walk from Terminal's baggage claim. It houses city bus, cross-border coach, long-distance bus, Metro line 11, ferry shuttle bus and limousine service - and further connections to rail service. (Details of its extensive transport system can be accessed by clicking on Ground Transport - Buses & Trains).
NOTE: China has granted a 72-hour 'visa-free transit' for nationals of over 50 countries, including the U.S.
Present and future Airport developments: Current plans include airport expansion, a third runway and a fourth terminal, as well as to convert part of its old terminal into a low-cost carrier (LLC) facility. A large multi-level Satellite Concourse is currently under design - to be connected to the Main Terminal via automated people mover (APM) Food & drink & retail outlets are to be placed over multiple levels.
Also under consideration is a second airport - planning of which started and is part of the recently presented Eastward Shift Strategic Action Plan 2016 -2020.