Shenzhen-Bao'an airport (SZX)

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

Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport, opened on October 12, 1991, is the main airport of the sub-provincial city of Shenzhen. It operates numerous domestic and international flights to various parts of Asia, Europe, Africa, North America and Oceania.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day. It is divided into three parts: a main hall and two side corridors. The main building has four floors at ground level and two underground levels. The terminal is connected on its south side to a ground transportation centre.

Annual passenger traffic: 21.6 million passengers passed through it in 2022.

Tel: +86 755 2345 6789 - FACEBOOK

Information desks on the first and second floors, next to the baggage carousels, on the third floor, in the Domestic Departures Hall, and along the fourth floor.


The airport is located on the east bank of the Pearl River, near the towns of Huangtian and Fuyong, 32 km (20 miles) northwest of Shenzhen, in Bao'an District, Guangdong Province.

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Car rental agencies

There is a Hertz office (Tel +86 135 9022 3896) in the Arrivals Hall that operates 24 hours a day.

You need a Chinese driver's licence to drive in China. If you don't have one, the best alternative is to hire a chauffeur-driven car.


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Parking services at Shenzhen-Bao'an airport (SZX)

Parking areas are located in front of the terminal, a 7-15 minute walk from the check-in desks, on the fourth floor. The first 15 minutes of your stay are free of charge. Payment can be made in cash or online via WeChat, Alipay, UnionPay or ETC. More information: Tel +86 755 2345 6789. Rates

P1 & P2 - Covered areas, each with four sectors, two on level 1F and two on level B1.
P3 - Outdoor parking with three sectors.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Shenzhen airport offers special care and assistance to the elderly, pregnant, sick and disabled, including priority check-in, security checks and boarding, and free use of battery-powered trolleys for terminal transfers. In addition, courtesy seating at all gates and reserved spaces in all car parks are available.

Passengers must contact their airline in advance to request appropriate services for unaccompanied children (between 5 and 12 years of age), unaccompanied persons over 70 years of age and wheelchairs, including airport pick-up and on-board services. Once your request is approved, you must go to the special services desk 2 hours before the scheduled departure time for check-in and reception formalities. Special passenger reception services are no longer provided 1 hour before the scheduled departure time of the flight.


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Latest updates: October 20, 2023