Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport

Shenzhen Airport Code: SZX


Situated on the east bank of the estuary of Zhujiang River, Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport lies about 35 kilometers (about 21.7 miles) from downtown Shenzhen.

Brief Intro

In 1991, the airport was open to air traffic. In 1993, it became an international airport with a 4E standard flight area, a 3,400-meter (about 3,718 yards) runway, a 146-thousand-square-meter (about 36 acres) Terminal Building with a year passenger flow volume of about 1,500 persons. The fourth largest airport in China, it now serves around 107 air routes from Shenzhen to over 80 domestic and international cities and regions.

Terminal Buildings

Shenzhen Airport has three terminal buildings—Terminal A, Terminal B and Terminal D (namely International Terminal). While driving into the airport, you will come across Terminal B firstly and then Terminal A and Terminal D in turn. Currently, there is a long bridge connecting the two Departures Halls respectively on the 2F of Terminal A and Terminal B. Passengers could shuttle between these two terminals easily on foot.

The Terminal D has been put into use since Dec 2008, only serving international departure and arrival flights. Besides of it, a part of international airlines are operated in Terminal B as well.

Apart from the above ones, there are many city terminal buildings of Shenzhen Airport in nearby cities. Till now, Shenzhen International Airport has had 14 city terminal buildings, extending its service to several cities including Hong Kong, Macau, Dongguan, Zhuhai, and Huizhou. Passenger service of check-in, tickets buying and flight inquiry are served there. Besides, there are specials buses or ferries offered to take passengers directly to the airport.

As well as the terminal buildings A and B in Shenzhen Airport, a number of terminal buildings of Shenzhen airport in nearby cities are provided for passengers’ convenience. So far there are ten city terminal buildings of Shenzhen International Airport, located in six cities. They are in Hong Kong, Macau, Huizhou, Dongguan, Zhongshan, and Zhuhai. Five of the terminal buildings are in Dongguan city. Each of the other cities have one terminal building. Check-in, tickets buying and flight inquiries are served at these city terminal buildings. In addition, special buses or ferries to Shenzhen International are available, which make your flight much more convenient and enjoyable. Listed below is the detailed information about each city terminal building, including the specific boarding place, fare, time schedule and so on.

There are also regular long-distance buses to nearby cities in Guangdong from Shenzhen Airport, such as Guangzhou, Huidong, Huizhou and Dongguan. Detailed information about the departure time, price are provided.

Airline Companies

Terminal A: China Southern Airlines (CZ), Hainan Airlines (HU), Xiamen Airlines (MF), Sichuan Airlines (3U), East Star Airlines (9C), United Eager Airlines (EU)

Terminal B: Shenzhen Airlines (ZH), Air China (CA), China Eastern Airlines (MU), Shandong Airlines (SC), Shanghai Airlines (FM)

Terminal D: Air Macau (NX), Asia Airlines of Korea (OZ), Korean Air (KE), Thailand Bangkok Airways (PG), Silkair (MI), Singapore Tiger Airways (TR)

Airport Transportation

Transportation in Shenzhen International Airport is quite convenient. There are Airport Shuttle Buses running to downtown center in Shenzhen and some important nearby cities. Buses and Ferries heading to Macau and Hong Kong are also available.



Savings Bank of Construction Bank of China: 2/F of Terminal B

Working Hours: 08:30-12:00, 14:00-17:00 (Office); 8:30-17:30 (Savings in weekdays); 09:00-15:30 (Savings in holidays)

ATM of Construction Bank of China: 2/F of Terminal A and B

ATM of Bank of China/Industrial and Commercial Bank of China: 1/F of Terminal A

ATM of Bank of China: 2/F of Terminal A

Restaurants: Both Terminal A and Terminal B offer Chinese and western styled food.

Location of the major restaurants:

Cuiyuan Restaurant, Window of the World Restaurant: seated in the vestibules of Terminal A and Terminal B.

Golden Unicorn Restaurant: 2/F of Terminal B

MacDonald: 1/F of Terminal B

KFC: 3/F of Terminal B

Pizzahut: 1/F of Terminal A

Starbucks: 1/F of Terminal B

Commercial Center: offering the service of typewriting, lost and found, deposit of small luggage

Location: opposite Gate No. 3 on the first floor of Terminal A; Tel: +86-755-27776789-2704

opposite Gate No. 4 on the first floor of Terminal B; Tel: +86-755-27776789-2663

Police Office: beside the security inspection passage on the second floor of Terminal A

Tel: 0775-27776152

Changing Room: at the Arrival Luggage Pick-up counter

Parking Lot

Charges of the parking lot: free of charge within 15 minutes; 10 Yuan per car for the first hour every time and 2 Yuan per car for each exceeding hour (less than one hour included). The highest charge for each day is 50 Yuan.

Tel: 86-755-23457300 (Terminal A); 86-755-23457304 (Terminal B); 86-755-23457303 (night shift)


Airport Inquiries: in the central area of the hall on the second floor of both terminal buildings A and B

Tel: 95000666

Ticket Counter: offers ticket-related services in the central area of the hall on the second floor of both terminal buildings A and B.

Foreign Currency Exchange Counter: in the departure hall of Terminal B

Baggage Packing: entrance of Gate 2 in the Departure Hall on the second floor of Terminal Building A and Gate 6 in the Departure Hall on the second floor of Terminal Building B. The price for packing is CNY10 per item.

Baggage Carts: the airport offers baggage carts for the passengers’ free use. They can be found at the Arrival Baggage Pick-up counter on the first floor, in the middle gate of the Departure Hall on the second floor of Terminal Building A, and at the Arrival Baggage Pick-up counter on the first floor of Terminal Building B.

Overweight Luggage Counter: Seated in No.93 check-in counter of Terminal A and No. 19 and No. 20 check-in counter of Terminal B.

Special Passage: Academicians of Chinese Academy of Science and Chinese Academy of Engineering, deputies of National and Provincial People’s Congress, members of the CPPCC, the disables, unaccompanied children, the elders of Sixty-five years old and above and etc. may enter the departure hall through the special passages. It locates besides the No. 51 counter on duty on the second floor of Terminal A.

Medical Service

Infirmary: 0755 – 27776120 0755 – 27776789-2391

First-Aid Pharmacy: 0755 – 27776789-2393

Register Room for First-Aid: 0755 – 27776789-2392

Other Useful Numbers

Customer Service Center: 0075-23456789

Tickets Consulting: 86-0075-87772000 (international)

Complaint: 0075-23456315

Official Website of Shenzhen Airport: