Hong Kong International Airport (Chek Lap Kok Airport)

The Hong Kong International Airport is situated on Chek Lap Kok island and is also known as Chek Lap Kok Airport. It is a significant hub and portal for journeys to and from Mainland China as well as through Asia.  The airport consists of two passenger terminals and is one of the busiest airports in Asia. It is home to Hong Kong's flag carrier Cathay Pacific airlines.

Like most of the airports around the world, Hong Kong International Airport provides travellers with various shopping options, and items for sale include electronics and gadgets, books and magazines, fashion and sports apparel, children-related goods, designer and branded items, duty-free tobacco and alcohol, cosmetics and jewellery. Finding food is never a problem with the great variety of cuisine available, from famous fast-food joints to Asian and Western restaurants scattered throughout the airport. Some of the food outlets are open 24 hours a day to serve travellers at all times.

For entertainment while waiting for flights or in transit, there is the Aviation Discovery Centre located at Terminal 2, which was built to educate travellers on aviation via interactive activities, displays and models. Also at Terminal 2, there is the Dream Come True Education Park catering to children, for them to get a hands-on feel about entering work force by allowing them to try out different job roles. Besides getting them started on thinking about their future careers, children will also be encouraged to work together and build social skills.

The Sky City Nine Eagles Golf Course, within a short distance of Terminal 2 is a nine-hole golf course. Alternatively, if travellers wish to catch a film, there is also the UA IMAX Theatre, which provides a state-of-the-art entertainment via IMAX 2D or 3D films.

Hong Kong International also houses numerous exhibitions. The Bruce Lee: Kung Fu-Art-Life exhibition educates travellers on world-renowned actor and kung fu master Bruce Lee's history, and never seen before relics are on show for the public to view. The “Childhood Memories” exhibition boasts a display of vintage toys chosen from several local museums and travellers may revisit their childhood with these popular toys. The “Theatre Art of Cantonese Opera” introduces foreign travellers to the main language used in Hong Kong via videos, traditional costumes and props from the Cantonese Opera, a popular form of entertainment in Hong Kong.

The most commonly used mode of transportation to and from the airport to downtown Hong Kong is the Hong Kong Airport Express, with the journey taking less than half an hour. Complimentary airport express shuttle buses, porter assistance and check-ins are provided. The waiting time in between each train is roughly 15 minutes.

Airport shuttle buses also ferry passengers to and from primary destinations in the town area at a fee. Otherwise, taxis are available for flag-down at stands when you exit the arrival area. There are three different types of taxis: urban taxis which are red in colour travel to all destinations in Hong Kong, New Territories taxis in green travel to only that location and certain places in Lantau, while Lantau taxis in blue serve solely Lantau. Be sure to board the correct taxi according to your destination. Rehabuses are catered by the Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation, and serve people with disabilities to enable them to travel around with ease. It is decked with a power lifter and wheelchairs, railings and other equipment to ensure the safety of its passengers on board.

IMPORTANT! Information is correct as of 04 July 2014 and is subject to change. Please always check Hong Kong International Airport (Chek Lap Kok Airport) website for the latest update of the following information.

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 Getting To & From the Airport

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Hong Kong Airport Express

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Airport Shuttle, local buses

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Urban, New Territories, Lantau taxis, Private Limousines

 Who flies to Hong Kong International

 Airport Contact Details

Hong Kong International Airport

Airport Authority Hong Kong,
1 SkyPlaza Road,
Hong Kong International Airport,

Tel:+852 (0)2188711


 Location Details

Longitude:113° 55' 0'' E
Latitude:22° 19' 0'' N

 Airport Location

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