Category: HKIA

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Getting Between Mui Wo and Hong Kong Airport

Although Mui Wo is on the same island as the airport (Lantau), the transport connections can be a bit spotty. Bus There is an airport bus, the A35. However it has a limited and sporadic frequency. There is also a nighttime service N35. Here is the timetable for...

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A Hike Near Hong Kong Airport

Although many imagine Hong Kong is a high rise concrete jungle, most of the territory is countryside and offers excellent hiking with beautiful views. There are even some hikes which are close to the airport, so if you have enough time between flights, you could get out, stretch...

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Using the Hong Kong Frequent Visitor Scheme

If you visit Hong Kong regularly and would prefer not to wait in the queue at passport control, consider joining the Frequent Visitor Scheme. Benefits If you join the scheme, you will have a barcode stuck on your passport cover which will allow you to use the electronic...

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Chill your food and drinks on an airport bus!

Have you ever wanted to bring back cheese, ice cream, chocolate or something similarly heat sensitive from a flight abroad but been worried it might not survive the journey? Local bus operator Long Win operates the orange and white buses which plough some of the airport bus routes....

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Great Photo Spots at Hong Kong Airport

If you are at Hong Kong airport soon and want some good backgrounds for photographs, here are three suggestions. All are airside. First is at Terminal One’s departure level outside, next to where airport buses drop off passengers. There are a couple of model houses with benches and...

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Lounge Review: Hong Kong Airlines, HKG

Hong Kong Airlines introduced a new lounge around two years ago immediately beside where their old one had been, between gates 23 and 25. Now their flights typically operate from gates in the midfield terminal, so for their own passengers at least, the lounge location is no longer...

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HKG Airport Construction Fee “Tax” for 3rd Runway

Have you noticed airfares have gone up this week? There is a new Hong Kong Airport “tax” on departing flights which took effect on August 1, 2016, all thanks to the new third runway construction which you will be paying for. You can enjoy all of the benefits...

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“Made in Hong Kong” Exhibition at Hong Kong Airport

A couple of decades ago, for many people around the world Hong Kong was synonymous with manufacturing – the words “Made in Hong Kong” appeared on countless products, from plastic flowers to clothes and many more things. If you are in the departure area at Hong Kong airport,...

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HK Airport Design Competition

Hong Kong airport often rates well in polls of well designed airports. However, most passengers must have had moments when they felt that something could be done better. The airport is currently advertising a public contest “to submit ideas for innovative yet practical facilities and services for the...

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How to get to HK Airport Early in the Morning

If your flight leaves from Hong Kong airport early in the morning, you may want to know the best way to get there. Figuring out When you Need to Arrive Different airlines close their checkin desks at different times. For example, some airlines require you to check in...

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Transportation between Sheung Wan / Sai Ying Pun and Hong Kong Airport

Getting between Sheung Wan and Hong Kong Airport Use these directions if you’re coming from Sheung Wan, Sai Ying Pun, or a nearby area. Specifically these directions are from the Ibis Hotel. The Ibis Central and Sheung Wan is a relatively popular hotel in Hong Kong. Its location...