Hong Kong Airport Arrivals & Departures HKG

Hong Kong airport arrivals HKG today

Hong Kong airport departures HKG today


  • Address: 1 Sky Plaza Road, Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong, China
  • IATA Airport Code: HKG
  • ICAO airport code: VHHH
  • Alias: Hong Kong International Airport and Chek Lap Kok Airport
  • Phone: +852 2181 8888
About Hong Kong International Airport Departures and Arrivals

Hong Kong Airport is one of the busiest (places 13 worldwide with 71,541,000 passengers in 2019) and best airports in the world, located in the south of China and west of the city (on artificial island Chek Lap Kok). To get there you go via Lantau Island or Stonecutters Island or Tsing Yi Island or West Kowloon. Hong Kong Airport is the largest cargo airport worldwide. Most airlines seen are Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong Airlines and HK Express. The airport was opened for passenger flights in 1998.


Terminals at Hong Kong Airport

The airport has two terminals. Terminal 1 is referred to as the main building which is connected to all gates. Terminal 2 was used for departing passengers only. This is now temporarily closed for renewal, after which it can also be used for not only departures but also Hong Kong arrivals.

Hong Kong airport arrivals baggage claim area 


Hong Kong airport departures check-in area 


Cargo and passenger statistics

The airport transports the most cargo worldwide with around 5 million tons. In 2019, there were 419,730 Hong Kong departures and HKG arrivals with over 70 million passengers. That is slightly less than the year before and that was because the airport was closed several times due to the demonstration that was held. This year there will be only 9 million Hong Kong arrivals / HKG departures due to corona. All of these 9 million passengers arrive or depart at the two runways of both 3,800 meters (12,467 ft). There are plans to create a third runway.

Popular routes with HKG airport arrivals

The Hong Kong – Auckland and Auckland – Hong Kong routes are popular. HKIA arrivals are possible on this route by Cathay Pacific and Air New Zealand.

Most flights, as well as destinations, are operated by the airlines Cathay Pacific. They offer Hong Kong airport departures to cities all over the world. Hong Kong Airlines also offers many Hong Kong flight arrivals, but that is usually in the Asia region. Because the city is often used as a hub airport, many international airlines use it.

The airport is also one of the top 10 busiest international routes in the world. Most Hong Kong arrivals come from Taipei. 8 million people use this route every year. The route with HKG airport departures can be taken with the carriers Cathay Pacific, EVA Air, and China Airlines.

Other busy routes with HKIA departures are to:

Hong Kong international airport arrivals from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi with Cathay Pacific, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, HK Express, Hong Kong Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Thai Airways, and Thai Smile.

Hong Kong flight departures to Shanghai Pudong with Cathay Pacific, China Eastern Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, and Spring Airlines.

HK arrivals from Seoul Incheon with Air Seoul, Asiana Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Eastar Jet, HK Express, Hong Kong Airlines, Jeju Air, Jin Air, Korean Air.

HK departures to Manila with the airlines Philippine Airlines, Philippines AirAsia, Hong Kong Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Cebu Pacific, Cathay Pacific.

You can have HK airport departures to the US or Canada with destinations like Chicago O Hare, Newark, San Francisco, Dallas Fort Worth Airport, Toronto, Vancouver with the carriers Air Canada, Delta, and United Airlines.

Many HK airport arrivals from Europe are Paris Charles de Gaulle with Air France, London Heathrow Airport with British Airways and Virgin Atlantic, Amsterdam Schiphol with KLM, Frankfurt and Munich with Lufthansa.