Hong Kong International Airport

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Hong Kong International Airport

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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. 

 

Also see the Shenzhen International Airport (SZX)

Place Description (Chinese/中文): 
機場總面積:1,255公頃跑道長度:3,800公尺客運量:7,050萬人次(2016年)貨運量:420萬公噸(2016年)設計師:諾曼.福斯特(Lord Norman Foster) 飛機降落、抵達入境,本來是出外旅遊一件稀鬆平常的事。可是抵達香港國際機場,卻能讓您見識到甚麼是「亞洲國際都會」— 世界級的航站建設、高效的航空服務、便捷舒適的環境。這個「20世紀十大建築」*自啟用以來,已先後逾60次獲旅客及旅遊業界選為最佳機場。 香港國際機場很大,但您可不用擔心會迷路,因為這裡的指示很清楚,您可以輕鬆找到前往市區的方法。香港國際機場四通八達,坐機場快綫列車的話,最快20多分鐘就能直達香港的市中心 — 中環。乘車途中,您會看到東涌新市鎮、北大嶼山快速公路、青馬大橋、西九龍填海區、西區海底隧道等多個香港的重大基礎建設。 回程時,記得早一點去機場,因為兩座客運大樓都有種類多元的店鋪,讓您在離港前一刻,也可以作最後衝刺,挑好禮、嚐美食。 *香港的「機場核心計劃」,在1999年美國的建築博覽會(CONEXPO-CON/AGG '99)中,獲美國建築界權威人士及編輯選為「20世紀十大建築成就獎」之一。 

Address & Contact

Address and contact information:
Chinese and Pinyin Name: 
Hong Kong International Airport 香港國際機場
Place Address (English/Pinyin): 
1 Sky Plaza Road, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau, 00000 Hong Kong
香港新界大嶼山赤鱲角
Place Phone: 
+852 2181 8888

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