Shanghai Hongqiao airport (SHA)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


  Passenger Guide

Shanghai Hongqiao airport (SHA)

Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, opened on May, 1923, is one of the largest in China. It concentrates the city's domestic flights and only operates with some international destinations in Japan and South Korea.

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Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminal 1 (international flights) and Terminal 2 (domestic flights). Open from 4:00 am to 10:00 pm. A free shuttle service connects both terminals every 30 minutes between 6:00 am and 11:00 pm.
Annual passenger traffic: 44.6 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +86 219 6990 / 213 253 1090. E-mail: [email protected]. There are information counters in the Arrivals and Departures Halls of both terminals. Throughout the enclosure there are also ambassadors to provide assistance.


The airport is located 13 km (8 miles) to the west of downtown Shanghai.

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Accommodation near Shanghai Hongqiao airport (SHA)

The Shanghai International Airport Hotel and the Argyle International Airport Hotel Shanghai are located next to Terminal 1, while the Boyue Shanghai Hongqiao Airport Hotel is situated inside Terminal 2. Most alternatives nearby are found in the city centre.

Mercure Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (1.3 km/0.8 miles)
Cordis Shanghai Hongqiao (1.9 km/1.2 miles)
Hyatt Place Shanghai Hongqiao CBD (2 km/1.2 miles)
Hyatt House Shanghai Hongqiao CBD (2 km/1.2 miles)
Mercure Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station (2 km/1.2 miles)


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Car rental agencies

Hertz (Tel +86 181 2128 8980 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am) operates offices on level 1 of Terminal 2.


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Parking services at Shanghai Hongqiao airport (SHA)

Inside the grounds there are car parks for short and long stays, with 20 minutes of complimentary parking, on the north and south ends of the east traffic center. Electric vehicles can be charged for free. More information: Tel +86 213 466 1605. Prices


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Adapted restrooms, elevators, ramps and reserved parking spaces. Electric vehicles for passenger transfer on floor M2 of Terminal 2. Notify your airline about your particular needs in advance of your flight.

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Latest updates: June 13, 2019