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Hong Kong International Airport Overview

HKG, also known as 'Chek Lap Kok Airport, serves the greater Cities of Macau & Hong Kong in the Republic of China. With over 220 destinations, half of the world's population can be reached from this Airport in less than five hours by air.

Hong Kong International Awards
  • Airport Council’s World Best Airport

  • Skytrax & TTG Best Airport

  • RTRS Asia-Pacific Airport Efficiency Excellence Award

  • TTG 2013 Travel Hall of Fame

  • HKIA Customer Service Excellence Program Award

  • LHR Priority Pass Global Airport Lounge

Hong Kong Airport Facts & Stats

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 mainland via North Lantau Highway 8, leading to Airport Road.

With 72 million passengers annually, and 2 long runways, HKG International is the primary hub for its flag carrier Cathay Pacific, and to Dragonair, Hong Kong Express and Hong Kong Airlines, and is a 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.

Important Notices:

Check-in stations are available In-town, at Ferry ports and at Land point:

  • Jetstar introduced in-town check-ins at the Hong Kong & Kowloon MTR Airport Express train stations.

  • 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 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. For Terminal details at this site open ‘Terminal Map’ and scroll down to the text; for ground transportation open ‘Ground Transportation: /Buses & Trains.

Terminal Information

Important Contacts:

  • Airport Hotel Link: +852 2738 9500; email: [email protected];

  • Customs:

  • Immigration:

  • Left baggage +852 2261 0110; at Shop 001, Level 3, T2

  • Lost /Found +852 2182 2018 / [email protected]; at Shop 088, level 5, T2 pre-security.

  • Medical Center +852 2261 2626; at room 6T009, T1, pre-security.

  • Shower & Pay-in Lounges +852 3960 1300, e-mail [email protected] /

  • Security Services +852 2949 8141,

  • Tourist Information /Hong Kong Tourism Board +852 2508 1234;

  • Transportation +852 2804 2600; (see also 'Transportation: Buses/Trains' at this site.

Airport Recent News
  • In February 2017, STIA officially broke ground on its North Satellite Modernization Project, which calls for expansion and renovation the old facility - adding 8 new gates with a 240-foot extension of the building to the west. An upper-level mezzanine will be added, doubling current dining /retail area and adding a rooftop Alaska Airline lounge.  

    • Current phase 1 of the project is scheduled for 2019, when renovation of the current facility will start,- to be completed by 2021.

    • New Terminal 3 /T3 is part of the 3-runway system project/, called '3RS', currently under construction - covering 280,000 sq. meters, with 57 air carrier positions, a landscaped courtyard at its center, and with lots of natural light. Completion is tentatively scheduled for 2024.


1 Sky Plaza Rd

Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong



Phone: +852 2181 8888

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