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Shanghai Pudong International Airport

 

Shanghai Pudong International Airport exterior, showing entrance to airport

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Shanghai Pudong International Airport, which is often abbreviated to Pudong International or Pudong Airport, is one of two airports serving the city of Shanghai, in China.

The large and modern airport is one of China's busiest international hubs; about half of its total passenger traffic is international. Pudong Airport is a fast-growing hub for both passenger and cargo traffic.

Pudong Airport has 2 passenger terminals: Terminal 1 is for domestic and international flights, while T2 serves Air China and Star Alliance airline members.

The airport serves as a main hub for China Eastern Airlines and Shanghai Airlines, as well as Spring Airlines and Juneyao Airlines. It is a secondary hub for China Southern Airlines.

Airport Location

 

The airport is located 30 km (19 miles) east of Shanghai city centre.

 

Facilities

 

Shanghai Pudong International Airport terminal seating, demonstrating the modern interior design of the airport

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The airport offers free Wi-Fi. A Chinese mobile number is need to receive the wi-fi access code via SMS. If you haven't got a Chinese number, codes can be accessed from a machine after passing security.

The following amenities are also available to all passengers: Special assistance services, a Business Center, Banks, Currency Exchange, Vending Machines, Power Chargers, and Photo Kiosks.

 

Duty free shopping at the airport, showing a concessions stand with perfumes

 

Airport Lounges

Terminal 1:

First Class Lounge (No 9): Enjoy refreshments, wi-fi,magazines/newspapers, and comfortable and quiet seating

First Class Lounge (No 37): Enjoy refreshments, alcohol, magazines/newspapers, wi-fi and comfortable and quiet seating

Terminal 2:

First Class Lounge (No 69): Enjoy refreshments, alcohol, magazines/newspapers, wi-fi and comfortable and quiet seating

First Class Lounge (No 76): Enjoy refreshments, wi-fi,magazines/newspapers, and comfortable and quiet seating

No. 77 China Eastern Plaza Premium Lounge: Disabled access, TV, wi-fi, refreshments, alcohol, showers, newspapers and magazines, and comfortable and quiet seating

 

Runways

 

PVG airport currently has four parallel runways. An additional satellite terminal with has also recently opened, and is designated to the Commercial Aircraft Corp for test flights.

Terminals

 

Shanghai Airport has two terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2

 

Shanghai Airport Terminal 1:

T1 is dedicated to both domestic (on the right side) and international flights (on the left side). The terminal consists of multiple levels.

Level 1: This is the arrival and baggage claim area, divided into three parts: domestic arrivals, international arrivals and Macao and Taiwan arrivals. All passengers who arrive pass through the arrivals hall, where several services are available, including: currency exchange, food and retail concessions, tourist information and ground transportation.

Level 2: This is the departures and check-in level, serving most domestic and regional flights. The gates that serve domestic flights are from 1 to 15. The gates that serve international flights are from 16 to 29. The gates that serve domestic flights are from 1 to 15.

Level 3: This level houses immigration and security check-in. In level 3 there are also managed international flights to/from Taiwan, Macao and Hong Kong.

 

Shanghai Airport Terminal 2:

T2 is primarily used by Air China and Star Alliance member airlines. Oneworld and Skyteam alliance airlines also use the facilities.

It is easy to transfer between terminals using the shuttle bus service. Opening hours: 06:00 am to 00:00 am, with a 10 minute frequency.

Airlines that fly to Pudong International Airport

 

The following airlines use Shanghai Pudong International Airport as a primary or secondary hub and offer routes to numerous destinations:

 

Airline Destinations
Air China Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Barcelona Beijing–Capital, Changchun, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Frankfurt, Fukuoka, Fuyuan, Guangzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Haikou, Harbin, Hohhot, Kunming, Lanzhou, Milan–Malpensa, Munich, Nagoya–Centrair, Nanning, Osaka–Kansai, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Sendai, Shenzhen, Taipei–Taoyuan, Tianjin, Tokyo–Narita, Wenzhou, Xi'an, Xichang, Yinchuan
Juneyao Airlines Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Bayannur, Beihai, Cebu, Changbaishan, Changchun, Changsha, Changzhi, Cheongju, Chiang Mai, Chongqing, Dalian, Dongying, Fuzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Guyuan, Haikou, Hailar, Hanzhong, Harbin, Helsinki, Hohhot, Hong Kong, Huizhou, Jeju, Jinchang, Kalibo, Kaohsiung, Krabi, Kunming, Lanzhou, Lijiang, Linfen, Longyan, Macau, Mianyang, Nagoya–Centrair, Naha, Nanning, Obihiro, Osaka–Kansai, Penghu, Phuket, Qianjiang, Qingdao, Sanming, Sanya, Sapporo–Chitose, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Sihanoukville, Singapore, Songyuan, Taipei–Taoyuan, Tianjin, Tokyo–Haneda, Tongliao, Tongren, Ulanqab, Urumqi, Vladivostok, Wuhan, Xi'an, Xiamen, Xiangyang, Xining, Yangyang, Yinchuan, Yueyang, Zhangjiajie, Zhangye, Zhengzhou, Zhongwei
China Eastern Airlines Amsterdam, Auckland, Baise, Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Beihai, Beijing–Capital, Brisbane, Busan, Cebu, Changchun, Changsha, Chaoyang, Chengdu, Chiang Mai, Chicago–O'Hare, Chifeng, Chongqing, Clark, Daegu, Dalian, Datong, Dazhou, Delhi, Denpasar/Bali, Dubai–International, Frankfurt, Fukuoka, Fuzhou, Ganzhou, Guangyuan, Guiyang, Hami, Handan, Hanamaki, Harbin, Hefei, Heihe, Hiroshima, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Huai'an, Jakarta–Soekarno-Hatta, Jeju, Jiagedaqi, Jiamusi, Jieyang, Jinan, Jinggangshan, Jinzhou, Kagoshima, Kashgar, Kathmandu, Komatsu, Kunming, Lanzhou, Lhasa, Linyi, Liping, Liupanshui, Liuzhou, London–Gatwick, London–Heathrow, Los Angeles, Lüliang, Luzhou, Macau, Madrid, Malé, Mandalay, Manila, Matsuyama, Melbourne, Moscow–Sheremetyevo, Muan, Mudanjiang, Nagasaki, Nagoya–Centrair, Naha, Nanchang, Nanchong, Nanjing, New York–JFK, Niigata, Ningbo, Okayama, Osaka–Kansai, Panzhihua, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Phnom Penh, Prague, Qingdao, Qiqihar, Rome–Fiumicino, San Francisco, Sanya, Sapporo–Chitose, Seoul–Incheon, Shennongjia, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Shigatse, Shizuoka, Siem Reap, Singapore, Saint Petersburg, Sydney, Taipei–Taoyuan, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Tokyo–Haneda, Tokyo–Narita, Tonghua, Tongren, Toronto–Pearson, Urumqi, Vancouver, Wenzhou, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi'an, Xichang, Xingyi, Xining, Xishuangbanna, Yangon, Yanji, Yantai, Yibin, Yichang, Yichun, Yingkou, Yongzhou, Yuncheng, Zhangjiajie, Zhangjiakou, Zhanjiang, Zhengzhou, Zhoushan, Zhuhai, Zunyi–Xinzhou
China Southern Airlines Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Changbaishan, Changchun, Changsha, Chengdu, Dalian, Dandong, Daqing, Fukuoka, Guangzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Haikou, Harbin, Ho Chi Minh City, Jiamusi, Jieyang, Kunming, Mangshi, Nagoya–Centrair, Nanning, Nanyang, Osaka–Kansai, Pattaya–U-Tapao, Qingdao, Quanzhou, Sanya, Seoul–Incheon, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Taipei–Taoyuan, Urumqi, Wuhan, Xining, Yanji, Yinchuan, Zhengzhou, Zhuhai
Shanghai Airlines Anshan, Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Baotou, Budapest, Busan, Changchun, Changsha, Chiang Mai, Dalian, Denpasar/Bali, Guangzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Haikou, Harbin, Hengyang, Hong Kong, Jieyang, Jining, Jinzhou, Karamay, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur–International, Kunming, Lanzhou, Lianyungang, Linfen, Linyi, Macau, Melbourne, Mianyang, Nanning, Osaka–Kansai, Ordos, Phuket, Qinhuangdao, Qionghai, Rizhao, Sanya, Seoul–Incheon, Shenyang, Taipei–Songshan, Tangshan, Tianjin, Tokyo–Haneda, Tongliao, Toyama, Turpan, Urumqi, Wanzhou, Weihai, Wenzhou, Xinzhou, Yichang, Yinchuan, Yuncheng, Zhangjiajie, Zhanjiang, Zhengzhou
Spring Airlines Anshun, Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Beihai, Changbaishan, Changchun, Changsha, Chiang Mai, Chongqing, Dalian, Guilin, Harbin, Hong Kong, Ibaraki, Jeju, Jieyang, Kaohsiung, Kota Kinabalu, Krabi, Lanzhou, Macau, Mianyang, Nagoya–Centrair, Nanning, Nha Trang, Osaka–Kansai, Phuket, Phnom Penh, Qingyang, Saga, Sanya, Sapporo–Chitose, Seoul–Incheon, Shenyang, Shijiazhuang, Shiyan, Singapore, Surat Thani, Taipei–Taoyuan, Taiyuan, Takamatsu, Tianjin, Tokyo–Haneda, Yangon, Zhangjiajie, Zhangye

 

All other airlines that fly to Shanghai Pudong International Airport:

 

Airline Destinations
Aeroflot Moscow–Sheremetyevo
Aeroméxico Mexico City
AirAsia X Kuala Lumpur–International
Air Canada Montréal–Trudeau, Toronto–Pearson, Vancouver
Air France Paris–Charles de Gaulle
Air India Delhi, Mumbai
Air Koryo Pyongyang
Air Macau Macau
Air Mauritius Mauritius
Air New Zealand Auckland
All Nippon Airways Nagoya–Centrair, Osaka–Kansai, Tokyo–Haneda, Tokyo–Narita
American Airlines Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles
Asiana Airlines Busan, Seoul–Incheon
Austrian Airlines Vienna
Beijing Capital Airlines Lijiang
British Airways London–Heathrow
Cambodia Angkor Air Phnom Penh, Siem Reap
Cathay Dragon Hong Kong
Cathay Pacific Hong Kong
Cebu Pacific Cebu, Kalibo, Manila
Chengdu Airlines Chengdu
China Airlines Beijing–Nanyuan, Shijiazhuang, Tianjin
Delta Airlines Atlanta, Detroit, Los Angeles, Seattle/Tacoma
Donghai Airlines Quanzhou
Eastar Jet Cheongju
Emirates Dubai–International
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa
Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi
EVA Air Kaohsiung, Taipei–Taoyuan
Finnair Helsinki
Fuzhou Airlines Fuzhou
Garuda Indonesia Denpasar/Bali, Jakarta–Soekarno-Hatta
Hainan Airlines Beijing–Capital, Boston, Brussels, Changsha, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Haikou, Hohhot, Seattle/Tacoma, Shenzhen, Taiyuan, Tel Aviv, Weifang, Xi'an
Hebei Airlines Shijiazhuang
Hong Kong Airlines Hong Kong
Iberia Madrid
Japan Airlines Nagoya–Centrair, Osaka–Kansai, Tokyo–Haneda, Tokyo–Narita
Jetstar Japan Tokyo–Narita
KLM Amsterdam
Korean Air Busan, Seoul–Incheon
Kunming Airlines Kunming
Lao Airlines Vientiane
Lion Air Denpasar/Bali, Manado
Lucky Air Kunming
Lufthansa Frankfurt, Munich
Mahan Air Tehran–Imam Khomeini
Malaysia Airlines Tehran–Imam Khomeini
Mahan Air Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur–International
NokScoot Bangkok–Don Mueang
Peach Osaka–Kansai, Tokyo–Haneda
Philippine Airlines Manila, Kalibo (operated by PAL Express)
Philippines AirAsia Manila, Kalibo
Qantas Sydney
Qatar Airways Doha
Qingdao Airlines Qingdao
Royal Brunei Airlines Bandar Seri Begawan
S7 Airlines Vladivostok
Scandinavian Airlines Copenhagen
Shandong Airlines Harbin, Qingdao, Xiamen, Zhuhai
Shenzhen Airlines Nanchang, Quanzhou, Shenyang, Shenzhen
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu, Chongqing, Harbin, Kunming, Saipan, Sanya, Xi'an
Singapore Airlines Singapore
SriLankan Airlines Colombo
Suparna Airlines Guilin, Guiyang, Harbin, Sanya, Quanzhou, Zhuhai
Swiss International Air Lines Zürich
Thai AirAsia X Bangkok–Don Mueang
Thai Airways Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi
Thai Lion Air Bangkok–Don Mueang, Phuket
Tianjin Airlines Dalian, Haikou, Meixian, Tianjin, Weihai
Turkish Airlines Istanbul
T'way Air Daegu
United Airlines Chicago–O'Hare, Los Angeles, Newark, San Francisco
Vietnam Airlines Da Nang, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang, Phu Quoc
Virgin Atlantic London–Heathrow
West Air Chongqing, Quanzhou
XiamenAir Dalian, Quanzhou, Tianjin

 

Top Destinations

 

Accurate as of July 2019

 

Rank Destination Daily Services Airlines
1 Taipei, Taiwan 60+ Spring Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Air China and EVA Air
2 Dalian, China 60+ Spring Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Air China, Xiamen Air, Tianjin Airlines and Hainan Airlines
3 Chongqing, China 50+ Spring Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Air China, West Air, Sichuan Airlines and Hainan Airlines
4 Hong Kong 50+ Spring Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Spring Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon.
5 Xi'an, China 50+ Air China, Juneyao Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Hainan Airlines
6 Beijing, China 50+ Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Airlines, and Hainan Airlines
7 Chengdu, China 40+ Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Chengdu Airlines and Sichuan Airlines
8 Shenyang, China 40+ Shenzhen Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines and Spring Airlines
9 Los Angeles, United States 40+ American Airlines, Delta Airlines, United Airlines and China Eastern Airlines
10 Harbin, China 40+ Spring Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Air China, Suparna Airlines, Sichuan Airlines and Shandong Airlines

 

How to get to Shanghai Pudong International Airport

 

By Metro:

The metro Line 2 links Shanghai Airport with popular stops in Shanghai, including Longyang Road, Lujiazui, People's Square and Hongqiao International Airport. Not all the trains goes to Hongqiao Airport.

By Bus:

There are bus services which depart from the airport and go to various destinations within Shanghai. Lines: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8 and 9. Bus service runs from 7a.m. to 11p.m. approximately.

By Taxi:

Taxi’s can be found outside Shanghai Airport. Rates are dependant on kilometers.

By Shuttle:

Shuttles runs from both terminals. Terminal 1 (Gate 8); Terminal 2 (Gates 23 and 27). The service is operative from 06:00 a.m. to 00:00 a.m.

Maglev Train:

From Shanghai Airport there are services available on the first high-speed maglev railway in the world. It can reach a speed of 430 km/h. Shanghai airport is connected to Maglev Train through Lines 2, 7 and 16.