Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport

Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport (formerly Shenzhen Huangtian Airport) (IATA: SZX, ICAO: ZGSZ) is the airport serving Shenzhen, Guangdong Province. It is located on the east bank of the Pearl River near Huangtian and Fuyong villages in Bao'an District, and is 32 km (20 mi) northwest of the city centre. It is a hub for Shenzhen Airlines and Shenzhen Donghai Airlines and for cargo airline SF Airlines, and a focus city for China Southern Airlines and Hainan Airlines. The airport also serves as an Asian-Pacific cargo hub for UPS Airlines.[1] The airport is undergoing major expansions with a second runway completed and opened in 2011 and a new terminal which opened in 2013.

Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport

Airport typePublic
OperatorShenzhen Airport Company Ltd.
ServesShenzhen and Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area
Opened12 October 1991 (30 years ago) (1991-10-12)
Hub for
Focus city for
Elevation AMSL4 m / 13 ft
Coordinates22°38′22″N 113°48′39″E

CAAC airport chart
Direction Length Surface
m ft
15/33 3,400 11,155 Concrete
16/34 3,800 12,467 Concrete
Statistics (2018)
Aircraft movements355,907
Tonnes of cargo1,218,502
Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport
Simplified Chinese深圳国际机场
Traditional Chinese深圳國際機場

It is one of the three largest airport hubs serving the Pearl River Delta, alongside Hong Kong International Airport and Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. The airport also has direct ferry routes to Hong Kong International Airport, where passengers can transit without going through immigration and custom checks, akin to transit between two flights.[2]

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