Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport

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About Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport

Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport is an airport in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China. The airport can be found on the east bank of the Pearl River, and is 20 miles (32km) northwest of the city centre.

The airport is a hub airport for Shenzhen Donghai Airlines and Shenzhen Airlines, and a major focus city for Hainan Airlines and China Southern Airlines.

There is a special link service between Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport and Hong Kong International Airport. Passengers can check in for their Hong Kong flights at Shenzhen and then special buses will take passengers to Hong Kong.

What is the airport code for Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport?

The airport code for Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport is SZX.

Airport Location

Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport is located on the banks of the Pearl River and northwest of the city centre of Shenzhen. The airport is easy to reach by public transport, or by road.

How to get to Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport

Subway

The subway system in Shenzhen services the main parts of the city and is a clean and efficient way of travelling. What is commonly known as the 'Airport Line', Line 11, passes through two parts of the airport and has a final stop in Shenzhen's Central Business District. The airport is 45 minutes by subway from central Shenzhen. There are regular and business class seats available on the subway - the business class seats are more expensive, but are less busy and have ample space for luggage.

Buses

There are shuttle buses to and from the airport throughout the city, including the following areas:

  • Longgang City Terminal
  • Shenzhen North Railway Station
  • Shenzhen Railway Station
  • Guangming Railway Station
  • Dameisha
  • Huanggang Port

Taxi

There are three main types of taxi in Shenzhen: blue (electric), red (not electric), and green (not electric). The blue and red taxis cost slightly more than the green taxis and mainly stick to the central areas. Blue taxis are the cheapest type of taxi, since a fuel surcharge does not apply, and green taxis may often refuse to take customers travelling towards central Shenzhen, as they are not supposed to operate in certain districts of the city.

 

Facilities

There is a range of facilities at Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport, including airport lounges, cashpoints, a post office, shops, restaurants, bureau de change, left luggage facilities and more . All facilities (apart from the airport lounges) are located within the airport's main terminal building

Facilities Include:

  • Dining
  • Baby care facilities
  • Baggage storage
  • Lost and found office
  • Business centre
  • Post office
  • Currency exchange
  • Parking
  • Children's playground
  • Prayer room
  • Medical Center
  • Trolley and battery car service
  • WiFi
  • Public telephones

Lounges at Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport

First and Business Class Lounge (Joyee 2)

Located at: Domestic Terminal, Airside, across from Gate 39

  • Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
  • Internet/WiFi
  • Flight information monitors
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Showers
  • TV screens
  • Telephone

 

First Class Lounge (Joyee 3)

Located at: International Terminal, Airside, across from Gate 8

  • Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
  • Internet/WiFi
  • Flight information monitors
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Showers
  • TV screens
  • Telephone

Golden Century VIP Lounge

Located at: Domestic Terminal 3, Airside, between Gates 26 and 27.

  • Snacks
  • Internet/WiFi
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • TV screens

Guest Lounge

Located at:

The Domestic Guest Lounge can be found at Domestic Terminal, Airside, South West Wing, Level 4, near Yi Xiang Ting No. 1.

The International Guest Lounge can be found at International Terminal, Airside, South East Wing, Level 3, near Yi Xiang Ting No. 3.

  • Air conditioning
  • Snacks
  • Beverages (non-alcoholic)
  • Beverages (alcoholic) - at the International Lounge only
  • Conference facilities
  • Disabled facilities - at the International Lounge only
  • Internet/WiFi
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Showers - at the International Lounge only
  • TV screens

Joyee Guest Lounge

Located at: Domestic Terminal, airside

  • Air conditioning
  • Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
  • WIFI
  • TV screens
  • Telephone
  • Newspapers & magazines

Joyee Guest Lounge (International)

Located at: International Terminal, Airside, after Immigration and Security Check, across from Gate 6. 

  • Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
  • WIFI
  • TV screens
  • Telephone
  • Flight information monitor
  • Newspapers & magazines

 

Runways

Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport is has two runways - the first of which is 3400m long and 45m wide. The second runway was completed and opened in 2011, and a third runway is to be built by 2030.

Terminals

There is one terminal at Shenzhen Airport, Terminal 3, which opened in 2013.

Airlines that fly to Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport

Here's a list of airlines that use the airport:

AIRLINE COUNTRY FROM
AirAsia Malaysia
Air China China, USA, South Africa
Air China (operated by Dalian Airlines) China
Asiana Airlines Korea
Cebu Pacific Philippines
Chengdu Airlines China
China Airlines Taiwan
China Eastern Airlines China, Thailand
China Southern Airlines Thailand, China, Dubai, Vietnam, Indonesia, Australia, Russia, Cambodia, South Korea, Myanmar
China Southern Airlines (operated by Chongqing Airlines) China
China United Airlines China
Donghai Airlines China, Australia, Vietnam, Myanmar
Fuzhou Airlines China
Hainan Airlines New Zealand, Australia, China, Belgium, Thailand, Laos, Spain, Switzerland
Hebei Airlines China
I-Fly Russia
JC International Airlines Cambodia
Juneyao Airlines China
Korean Air South Korea
Kunming Airlines China
Lanmei Airlines Cambodia
Lion Air Indonesia
Loong Air China
Lucky Air China
Mahan Air Iran
Okay Airways China
AirAsia Philippines Philippines
Shandong Airlines China
Shanghai Airlines China
Shenzhen Airlines Thailand, China, Vietnam, Malaysia, UK, Japan, Cambodia, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan
Sichuan Airlines China
SilkAir Singapore
Spring Airlines China, Cambodia
Suparna Airlines China
Thai AirAsia Thailand
Thai Lion Air Thailand
Tianjin Airlines China
Tibet Airlines China
Uni Air Taiwan
West Air China
XiamenAir China, USA
   

Top Destinations

 
Destination Airlines
Beijing Capital Airport Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, China United Airlines, Donghai Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, XiamenAir
Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Spring Airlines, XiamenAir
Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport  Air China, Chengdu Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines Shenzhen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Tibet Airlines
Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport Air China, China Southern Airlines (operated by Chongqing Airlines), Donghai Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Spring Airlines, Tibet Airlines, West Air, XiamenAir
Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport Air China, China Southern Airlines, Donghai Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Loong Air, Shenzhen Airlines, Suparna Airlines, XiamenAir
Nanjing Lukou International Airport China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Donghai Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, West Air
Xi'an Xianyang International Airport China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Okay Airways, Shenzhen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Spring Airlines
Haikou Meilan International Airport Donghai Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Okay Airways, Shenzhen Airlines
Kunming Changshui International Airport China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Donghai Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Kunming Airlines, Lucky Air, Shenzhen Airlines
Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport Donghai Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Suparna Airlines, West Air
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport China Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Uni Air
Suvarnabhumi Airport (Bangkok) China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines
Kuala Lumpur International Airport AirAsia, Shenzhen Airlines
Incheon International Airport Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, Shenzhen Airlines
Singapore Changi Airport Shenzhen Airlines, SilkAir
Phnom Penh International Airport China Southern Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Spring Airlines