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Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (Tips, Photos & Map)

Sunday, January 9th, 2022
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Plan your Shanghai tour? If you arrive at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, you’d like to know that there are two terminals – T1 and T2.

Location of Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport ( Google Map)

Location of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2

The terminal 1 is located at the old Shanghai Hongqiao Airport, east of the present Terminal 2. Terminal 1 and terminal 2 are linked by subway line 2 and 10 as well as free inter-shuttle buses.

Terminal 2 is actually part of the Hongqiao Transportation Hub, the largest Transportation hub in China covering railway station, airport, subway, taxi, city bus and long-distance bus. The terminal 2 is adjacent to the terminal building of Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station . Terminal 1 is connected to Hongqiao Railway Station by a moving walkway.

Terminal 1 is about 3km to the east of Terminal 2,  20 minutes by a ferry bus.

ABC of Terminal 1

T1 has two parts – Building A and Building B. The building B is exclusively for Spring Airlines, and  the building A is for All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Korean Air and flights to Japan and Korea by Shanghai Airlines, China Eastern Airlines.

ABC of Terminal 2

The terminal 2 is relatively a new terminal opened to the public on March 16, 2010. Terminal 2 is designed for domestic flights, about the 4 times the size of the Terminal 1 and now accommodates 90 percent of all airlines at the airport while Terminal 1 is now exclusively for international flights and Spring Airline.

11 airlines use the new terminal (T2):  China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Air China, China Southern Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Shandong Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Tianjin Airlines, Sichuan Airlines and Juneyao Airlines.

The terminal 2 building has three floors above the ground and one underground for subways. The arrival hall is on the first floor. The departure hall is on the third floor.

Virtual Tour of Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport

Terminal 2

Let’s first look at Terminal 2. Outside the third floor – the departure floor of Terminal 2

Outside the third floor – the departure floor of Terminal 2
Flight check-in counters inside the departure floor
Arrival floor – the first floor

Subway Line 2 and Line 10, and long-distance bus are on the underground floor (B1), linking Terminal 2 to the city of center of Shanghai.

Subway Line 2 and Line 10, and long-distance bus are on the underground floor

Taxi stands and free inter shuttle buses to terminal 1 are outside the first floor (F1).

Free inter shuttle buses to terminal 1 are outside the first floor.

You are able easily to walk from Terminal 2 to the terminal building of Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station and vice versa.

Terminal 1

The terminal 1 is actually the former “Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport”. Terminal 1 has two parts – Building A and Building B. 

The building B is exclusively for Spring Airlines, and  the building A is for All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Korean Air and flights to Japan and Korea by Shanghai Airlines, China Eastern Airlines.

Building B for international flights by Shanghai Airlines, China Eastern Airlines

Building B for international flights

Building A for All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Korean Air and flights to Japan and Korea by Shanghai Airlines, China Eastern Airlines.

Building A for Spring Airlines

The terminal 1 is a two storey building. The first floor is built for arrival floor and the second floor for departure floor.

Building A Departure Hall (F2)

Building A Departure Hall (F2)

The taxi stand is outside the first floor of the building A of Terminal 1.

The subway line 10 links the terminal 1 with the city center of Shanghai.

Free inter-shuttle bus line connects Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.  T1 and T2 are 3km apart, 20 minutes by bus.

Free inter-shuttle bus line connects Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.

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