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Hong Kong International Airport Code HKG

Airport Codes


Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 22°18'32"N / 113°54'54"E


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Station ID: VHHH
Observation Time: 10/05/2021 6:24 pm

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About Hong Kong International Airport Code

Hong Kong International Airport code is HKG. This three-letter airport code is based on the name of the airport. This airport is located at a height of just 9 meters above sea level. 

About Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)

Built on the island of Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) is the primary hub for airlines such as Cathay Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, HK Express, and Air Hong Kong.  It serves as a gateway to the world of China’s majestic culture and the rest of Asia. 

Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) commenced operations in 1988. It has since become one of the busiest airports in the world serving over 71 million passengers from around the world. This facility hosts world-class amenities, luxury lounges, and ATMs among other features. 

Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) is also regarded as the country’s economic generator as it gives employment to over 65,000 people. 

Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) Runways

There are three runways at Hong Kong International Airport (HKG): 

07R/25L 3,800 m asphalt/concrete 

07C/25C 3,800 m asphalt/concrete 

07L/25R 3,800 m TBD

These runways handle 420,000 aircraft movements and over 4 million tonnes of cargo every year. 

These runways can handle the operations of the Airbus A380. 

Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) Terminals

There are two terminals at the airport. Terminal 1 is regarded as one of the largest terminal facilities in the world. It is connected to the North Satellite Concourse (NSC) by SkyBridge. 

Terminal 2 is spread across an area of more than 140,000-meter square. It is used by low-cost carriers. 

Nearest Airports to Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)



Air Astana

Air Busan

Air Canada

Air China

Air France

Air India

Air Mauritius

Air New Zealand

Air Niugini

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
07R-25L 12,467 ft 197 ft Asphalt Yes
07L-25R 12,467 ft 197 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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