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Hongqiao Airport Shanghai Information
Hong Qiao Shanghai Airport is situated 13 kilometres from the city centre, towards the western suburbs of Shanghai, China. Hong Qiao Shanghai Airport is an award winning international airport, providing over 300 flights daily to over eight million passengers each year.
Operating 24 hours a day, Hong Qiao Shanghai Airport offers traveller services such as restaurants, restrooms, banking facilities, Automated Teller Machines, currency exchange, international direct dial telephones, local coin operated telephones, duty free shopping centre, hired luggage trolleys, VIP lounges and many waiting halls. Hong Qiao Shanghai Airport has elevators, ramps and restrooms designed for disabled passengers.
Hong Qiao Shanghai Airport is an alternative name used for the Shanghai Airport, of which most of the international operations were shifted recently to Pudong International Airport situated next to Shanghai Airport. These airports operate as a combined force for providing the best of air services for international travellers. Hong Qiao Shanghai Airport is served by 35 international airlines flying to various worldwide destinations.
Hongqiao Airport Shanghai Terminal Information
Hong Qiao Shanghai Airport has one passenger terminal, and the terminal complex provides 15 waiting halls, 18 VIP lounges and 15 luggage conveyor belts for the use of travellers. The entire terminal complex at Hong Qiao Shanghai Airport consists of 82,000 square metres and includes restaurants, restrooms, Automated Teller Machines, banking services, currency exchange, duty free shops, handicap accessible restrooms, telephones, business facilities, tourist information and postal services within the terminal building. Handicap accessible elevators and ramps are available for the convenience of the disabled travellers arriving at Hong Qiao Shanghai Airport.
The terminal of Hong Qiao Shanghai Airport is served by 35 international airlines providing an average of 300 daily flights to and from over 200 domestic and worldwide destinations. These international airlines include Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air India, Emirates Airlines, Japan Airlines, KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Thai Airways International and United Airlines.
Hong Qiao Shanghai Airport parking and ground transportation options are available directly outside of the terminal building.
Hongqiao Airport Shanghai Airline Information
Hong Qiao Shanghai Airport is served daily by 35 scheduled international airlines providing an average of 300 flights daily to over 200 destinations.
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
All Nippon Airways
China Eastern Airlines
China Southern Airlines
KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
Lufthansa German Airlines
Royal Brunei Airlines
Royal Nepal Airlines
Thai Airways International
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Hongqiao Airport Shanghai Car Rental
Car Rental Information
Only one car rental company currently operates from the Hong Qiao Shanghai Airport. These rental cars are provided by Angel Car Rental Company, and are chauffeur driven. Rental cars are available on daily or weekly hires and can be picked up from the curb side of the airport terminal after consulting the car rental booth located inside the terminal building.
Other rental car companies are available throughout the city of Shanghai and can be called for service by placing a telephone call from the airport. For further details on car rentals at Hong Qiao Shanghai Airport, please contact the airport tourist information centre.
Hongqiao Airport Shanghai Car Parking
Car Parking Information
The parking facility at Hong Qiao Shanghai Airport provides a total of 580 parking spaces, inclusive of the handicap accessible parking lots. Parking is available as short term and long term parking, and the rates applied depend upon the size of the vehicle and the time period of parking.
Both short term and long term parking lots are combined into one main parking area and this parking lot is located behind the terminal building of Shanghai Hong Qiao International Airport, between Airport Special Line Route 938 and Route 806.
Hongqiao Airport Shanghai Ground Transportation
Taxis, public bus services and Maglev train services provide ground transportation for travellers arriving at the Hong Qiao Shanghai Airport.
Separate taxi queues are available for short and long distance hires. Taxi stands are located at the south-eastern side of the parking lot.
Public Bus Service
Public buses operate to and from Hong Qiao Shanghai Airport every half hour. These buses pass through locations such as Jingan Temple, Yangjiadu, Lupu Bridge and People's Square.
Maglev Train Service
As the world's first commercial magnetically levitated train service, the Maglev train service provides a 30-kilometre trip to Longyang Road Metro Station in eight minutes. The train service operates from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm each day, at 20-minute intervals.
Hongqiao Airport Shanghai Airport Security
Hongqiao Airport Shanghai Extra Facilities
Hongqiao Airport Shanghai Maps and Directions
Hong Qiao Shanghai Airport Map
Shanghai Area Map
Hong Qiao Lu (road) is a continuation of the Yanan Road, the main east - west street in Shanghai, connecting Hong Qiao Special Zone with Pudong New District and dividing the city into north and south. Hong Qiao Lu is the only main road with connections to the airport. A highway is currently being constructed to ease congestion.
From Chang Jiang Bay
Take Huan Bei Road to the right and turn left from Huan Xi 2 Road, which leads to the rear area of Hong Qiao Shanghai Airport.
From Pudong New District
Take Far Eastern Road and turn right into Longdong Road. Turn right and travel till People's Square Station. From People's Square Station, drive directly onwards past Jingan Temple through Yanan Road to the airport.
Longitude:121° 30' 0" E Latitude:31° 20' 0" N
ADDRESS Hong Qiao International Airport,
Hong Qiao Lu 2550,
Telephone: (0)21 6268 8899 or 6268 8918/9
Fax: (0)21 6269 0027
Website: www.shanghaiairport.com (Chinese only)
Location: The airport is located 13km (8 miles) southwest of Shanghai city centre.
Country code: 86
TIME ZONE:GMT + 8
NUMBER OF TERMINALS:1
DRIVING DIRECTIONS Hongqiao Lu (road) is a continuation of the Yanan Road, the main east-west street in Shanghai, connecting Hongqiao Special Zone with Pudong New District and dividing the city into north and south. Hongqiao Lu is the only main road with connections to the airport. A highway is currently being constructed to ease congestion.
CAR PARKING There is a long- and short-term car park with space for 580 vehicles in front of the terminal building.
CAR HIRE Self-drive cars are not currently available, but these services may be initiated by international companies as foreign business opportunities expand in China. Most visitors hire a car with a driver (often from their hotel) on a daily or weekly basis. Angel Car Rental is based at the airport.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT Road: Taxi: Taxis are readily available outside arrivals; the driver should use the meter, however, if it is not working, agree on the fare before leaving the airport (journey time: approximately 25-40 minutes). Travellers should make sure that they join the correct taxi queue, as which queue to join depends on the distance of the journey. A taxi trip into the centre includes a toll, upon exiting the airport, which is added to the fare. It is best to have the destination required written in Chinese or indicated on a map. Bus: Public buses run regularly to city destinations including the city ticket office. Bus 925 runs to People's Square, Bus 938 runs to Pudong Yangjiadu, Bus 806 runs to Zhong Shan Nan Yi, Bus 807 runs to Shanghai West Railway Station, and airport Bus 1 runs to Shan Xi Lu. There is little space on buses for luggage. Most major hotels run shuttle buses to/from the airport. Coach: Long-distance coach services run to Suzhou, Nan Jing and Hongzhou.
INFORMATION AND HELP DESKS Tourist information is available by telephone (tel: (0)21 6439 0630). All signs are in English and Chinese, as are the intercom announcements.
AIRPORT FACILITIES Money and communications: There are bureaux de change, banks and ATMs throughout the terminal, as well as postal and telecommunication services. International direct dial telephones are available in arrivals, while public telephones take local coins and phone cards. Eating and drinking: There are a few restaurants, bars and coffee shops. Shopping: There is duty-free shopping available, as well as a shopping market located just outside the airport entrance. Chinese specialities, such as silk clothing and scroll paintings, are available for purchase. Luggage: Trolley hire is available at both departures and arrivals. Uniformed porters can also be hired, although travellers should note that tipping is not allowed. Luggage lockers are available. Other facilities: These include smoking areas throughout the terminal, a fitness centre in the Shanghai International Airport Hotel (see below), a medical centre and a beauty salon.
CONFERENCE AND BUSINESS FACILITIES The Shanghai International Airport Hotel (tel: (0)21 6268 8888) offers 24-hour business facilities, including various meeting rooms, telephone, fax, photocopying and telex facilities, and catering services. VIP lounges are also available.
DISABLED FACILITIES There are disabled toilets in the terminal building and the airport is equipped with lifts, elevators and ramps to provide easy access for disabled travellers.
AIRPORT HOTELS The Shanghai International Airport Hotel (tel: (0)21 6268 8888) offers remote check-in for flights to Japan and a shuttle transfer to the international terminal. Hotels close to the airport include the Hengshan Hotel, Hilton Shanghai, Hotel Equitorial Shanghai, Marriot Shanghai Hongqiao, New Garden Hotel, Nikko International Airport Hotel, Novotel Atlantis Shanghai, Shanghai Jo Mandarin, Sheraton Grand, Sofitel Hyland Shanghai, Regal Shanghai East Asia Hotel and Tai Ping Yang Hotel. Many major hotels have shuttle buses from the airport, enquire at the hotel desks in the airport Arrivals hall.