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 International Airport, opened in May 1923, is one of the largest in China. It concentrates the city's domestic flights and operates only a few 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: 14.7 million passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +86 219 6990 / 213 253 1090

Information desks are located in the Arrivals and Departures Halls of both terminals. Volunteers are also on hand to provide assistance.


The airport is located adjacent to the town of Hongqiao, in the Changning and Minhang districts, 13 km (8 miles) west of central Shanghai.

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Accommodation near Shanghai Hongqiao airport (SHA)

The Shanghai Hongqiao Airport Hotel is located inside Terminal 2. Most of the nearby alternatives are located in the city centre.

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)
Crowne Plaza Shanghai Hongqiao (2.1 km/1.3 miles)
Vienna Hotel Shanghai Hongqiao Airport Center (2.3 km/1.4 miles)


  Booking accommodation

Car rental agencies

Hertz (Tel +86 181 2128 8980) has offices on level 1 of Terminal 2, available 24 hours a day.


Parking services at Shanghai Hongqiao airport (SHA)

Short and long-stay car parks are available on the premises, with complimentary 20-minute parking, at the north and south ends of the east traffic centre. More information: Tel +86 212 234 2228 / 213 466 1605. Prices

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Adapted toilets, lifts, ramps and reserved parking spaces. Electric vehicles for passenger transport in the waiting and Arrivals areas of Terminal 2. Notify your airline of your particular needs in advance of your flight.


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Latest updates: October 19, 2023