Hong Kong International Airport

Thu, 28 Feb 2019. Last updated Thu, 28 Feb 2019 15:20

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Hong Kong was dubbed “the city never sleeps” because of its splendid beauty and vibrant atmosphere all day and night. AloTrip will provide the useful information about Hong Kong International Airport to provide a smooth and comfortable travel for tourist.

1. General information

Hong Kong International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world, the trading gateway of the whole Asia and the world. The airport was built on reclaimed land on the island of Chek Lap Kok. It took 6 years to complete. It deserves to be considered one of the most exciting destinations of any tourists who have the opportunity to set the foot on this land.

Hong Kong International Airport

2. Contact information

- International name: Hong Kong International Airport

- Address: 1Sky Plaza Rd, Check Lap Kok, Hong Kong

- Tel: +852 (0)2188711

- IATA code: HKG

- ICAO code: VHHH

3. Terminal information

- Hong Kong International Airport is serving about 80 million visitors and 9 million tons cargo every year.

- The scale of more than 12km2 with the total of 70 boarding gates including 5 gates used for large and modern aircrafts.

- There are 2 terminals: T1 terminal with an area of 570.000 m2 and T2 with skyplaza.

- 2 runways: the length of 3800m

- Service hour: 24/24

4. Popular airlines in Hong Kong International Airport

Air Pacific -> 421 USDAlaska Airlines <-> 763 USDMongolian Airlines -> 332 USDShanghai Airlines -> 439 USD
Uni Airways Corporation -> 280 USDLivingston <-> 5,086 USDRoyal Jordanian -> 143 USDMyanmar Airways -> 858 USD
Air Canada -> 299 USDRoyal Brunei Airlines -> 190 USDShandong Airlines -> 160 USDJC International Airlines -> 306 USD
South African Airways <-> 613 USDBulgaria Air <-> 489 USDFinnair <-> 566 USDPhilippine Airlines -> 113 USD
Air Macau -> 365 USDEmirates Airlines -> 154 USDVirgin Atlantic Airways <-> 830 USDScandinavian <-> 480 USD

5. Popular flights from and to Hong Kong International Airport

Hongkong -> San Jose 859 USDHongkong -> Fukuoka 308 USD
Hongkong -> Vijayawada 509 USDHongkong <-> Leticia 3,840 USD
Hongkong <-> Lamezia Terme 1,184 USDHongkong -> Handan 257 USD
Hongkong -> Karaganda 539 USDHongkong -> Gander 797 USD
Hongkong <-> Bagdogra 489 USDHongkong -> Belgaum 1,226 USD
Hongkong <-> Eugene 692 USDHongkong -> Aalesund 791 USD
Hongkong -> Hamburg 721 USDHongkong <-> Ostersund 1,108 USD
Hongkong <-> Lorient 1,529 USDHongkong <-> Angeles City 696 USD
Hongkong -> Peshawar 601 USDHongkong <-> Red Lake 1,593 USD
Hongkong <-> Stornoway 684 USDHongkong <-> Redmond Bend 459 USD

Currently, there are more than 90 airlines regularly operating in Hong Kong Airport with destinations in more than 150 cities around the world.

HongKong Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Dragonair, Hong Kong Express Airways are popular airlines at the airport in Hongkong. The airlines are operating flights to domestic and international destinations in Southeast Asia, Northeast Asia, Australia, Africa, America and Europe.

There are also many airlines that serve flight from Hong Kong International Airport to most countries around the world such as Sichuan Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, Vanilla Air, Virgin Atlantic, Xiamen Airlines, Transaero Airlines Swiss International Air Lines, SriLankan Airlines, Spring Airlines, South African Airways, Scandinavian Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Royal Brunei Airlines....

6. Services and utilities in Hong Kong International Airport

According to Skytrax, Hong Kong Airport was voted as "the best airport in the world" by visitors for many years. At the airport, many services and utilities are provided to satisfy all visitors who have come here.

- Airport Ambassadors: If you get lost and need to find a way, look for the airport staff in the red uniform. They are called Airport Ambassadors - who will guide, assist and help you to get to the desired place at the airport.

- ATM service

- Currency exchange service

- Free Wifi/ Internet

- Aviation discovery center

- Children’s TV Lounges & Play Areas

- Caring corner: used for the disabled, pregnant women and the elder.

- Information desk

 - Imax cinema

- Baggage service

- Mobile charging

- Rest zone

7. Transportation to/from Hong Kong International Airport

To move from the airport to the city center and vise versa, visitors can choose one of following means:

-Taxi: Taxi is the easiest way to get to the city center. You should find out information at the taxi counters in the airport and ask for a bill to avoid the case of forgetting the personal items on the car.

- Bus: This is the popular public transport in Hong Kong because of its convenience and price. It costs about 40 HKD.

- Electric train: The price ranges from 0 to 140HKD / round-trip. Electric train operates from 5:50 am to 0:50 am the next morning so you easily move by this means.

Tourists can get more information about airfare and schedule of fight from/to Hong Kong International Airport on the website of AloTrip. AloTrip is the great choice for tourists who are looking for the cheap flights as well as the useful information to enjoy the most complete and meaningful travels.

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