Hong Kong International Airport

Hong Kong International Airport

Total Area: 1,255 hectares
Flight Handling Capacity: 68 flights per hour at peak hours
Passenger Throughput: 70.5 million (2016)
Workforce: Approximately 73,000
Cargo Throughput: 4.2 million tonnes (2016)
Designer: Lord Norman Foster

Designed by acclaimed British architect Lord Norman Foster, this awesome state-of-the-art structure completed in 1998 was voted one of the Top 10 Construction Achievements of the 20th Century by the Construction Industry Manufacturers Association. Located at Chek Lap Kok on Lantau Island, Hong Kong International Airport is linked to the city’s urban areas via an impressive chain of highways, railways and bridges. Hong Kong Island is less than 30 minutes away by the MTR Airport Express train.

Uncluttered spaces and lots of natural light are what make this an impressive entranceway to Asia’s world city. It also remains one of the world's busiest airports, and has been recognised as the world’s best airport around 60 times.

Located within five hours’ flying time from half the world’s population, the airport houses over 100 airlines from all over the world. In addition to connecting to 220 destinations by air, the airport easily connects to over 100 cities and towns in Mainland China via road and sea transport links.

The terminals contain extensive facilities for shopping, dining, leisure and entertainment.

Lantau Island, Outlying Islands
+852 2181 8888
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