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Shanghai Pudong International Airport, which is often abbreviated to Pudong International or Pudong Airport, is one of two airports serving the city of Shanghai, in China.
The large and modern airport is one of China's busiest international hubs; about half of its total passenger traffic is international. Pudong Airport is a fast-growing hub for both passenger and cargo traffic.
Pudong Airport has 2 passenger terminals: Terminal 1 is for domestic and international flights, while T2 serves Air China and Star Alliance airline members.
The airport serves as a main hub for China Eastern Airlines and Shanghai Airlines, as well as Spring Airlines and Juneyao Airlines. It is a secondary hub for China Southern Airlines.
The airport is located 30 km (19 miles) east of Shanghai city centre.
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The airport offers free Wi-Fi. A Chinese mobile number is need to receive the wi-fi access code via SMS. If you haven't got a Chinese number, codes can be accessed from a machine after passing security.
The following amenities are also available to all passengers: Special assistance services, a Business Center, Banks, Currency Exchange, Vending Machines, Power Chargers, and Photo Kiosks.
First Class Lounge (No 9): Enjoy refreshments, wi-fi,magazines/newspapers, and comfortable and quiet seating
First Class Lounge (No 37): Enjoy refreshments, alcohol, magazines/newspapers, wi-fi and comfortable and quiet seating
First Class Lounge (No 69): Enjoy refreshments, alcohol, magazines/newspapers, wi-fi and comfortable and quiet seating
First Class Lounge (No 76): Enjoy refreshments, wi-fi,magazines/newspapers, and comfortable and quiet seating
No. 77 China Eastern Plaza Premium Lounge: Disabled access, TV, wi-fi, refreshments, alcohol, showers, newspapers and magazines, and comfortable and quiet seating
Did you know that you can buy lounge passes for Pudong International Airport with Alternative Airlines? You can purchase them for the No. 77 China Eastern Plaza Premium Lounge.
PVG airport currently has four parallel runways. An additional satellite terminal with has also recently opened, and is designated to the Commercial Aircraft Corp for test flights.
Shanghai Airport has two terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2
Shanghai Airport Terminal 1:
T1 is dedicated to both domestic (on the right side) and international flights (on the left side). The terminal consists of multiple levels.
Level 1: This is the arrival and baggage claim area, divided into three parts: domestic arrivals, international arrivals and Macao and Taiwan arrivals. All passengers who arrive pass through the arrivals hall, where several services are available, including: currency exchange, food and retail concessions, tourist information and ground transportation.
Level 2: This is the departures and check-in level, serving most domestic and regional flights. The gates that serve domestic flights are from 1 to 15. The gates that serve international flights are from 16 to 29. The gates that serve domestic flights are from 1 to 15.
Level 3: This level houses immigration and security check-in. In level 3 there are also managed international flights to/from Taiwan, Macao and Hong Kong.
Shanghai Airport Terminal 2:
T2 is primarily used by Air China and Star Alliance member airlines. Oneworld and Skyteam alliance airlines also use the facilities.
It is easy to transfer between terminals using the shuttle bus service. Opening hours: 06:00 am to 00:00 am, with a 10 minute frequency.
The following airlines use Shanghai Pudong International Airport as a primary or secondary hub and offer routes to numerous destinations:
|Air China||Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Barcelona Beijing–Capital, Changchun, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Frankfurt, Fukuoka, Fuyuan, Guangzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Haikou, Harbin, Hohhot, Kunming, Lanzhou, Milan–Malpensa, Munich, Nagoya–Centrair, Nanning, Osaka–Kansai, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Sendai, Shenzhen, Taipei–Taoyuan, Tianjin, Tokyo–Narita, Wenzhou, Xi'an, Xichang, Yinchuan|
|Juneyao Airlines||Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Bayannur, Beihai, Cebu, Changbaishan, Changchun, Changsha, Changzhi, Cheongju, Chiang Mai, Chongqing, Dalian, Dongying, Fuzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Guyuan, Haikou, Hailar, Hanzhong, Harbin, Helsinki, Hohhot, Hong Kong, Huizhou, Jeju, Jinchang, Kalibo, Kaohsiung, Krabi, Kunming, Lanzhou, Lijiang, Linfen, Longyan, Macau, Mianyang, Nagoya–Centrair, Naha, Nanning, Obihiro, Osaka–Kansai, Penghu, Phuket, Qianjiang, Qingdao, Sanming, Sanya, Sapporo–Chitose, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Sihanoukville, Singapore, Songyuan, Taipei–Taoyuan, Tianjin, Tokyo–Haneda, Tongliao, Tongren, Ulanqab, Urumqi, Vladivostok, Wuhan, Xi'an, Xiamen, Xiangyang, Xining, Yangyang, Yinchuan, Yueyang, Zhangjiajie, Zhangye, Zhengzhou, Zhongwei|
|Aerolíneas del este de China||Amsterdam, Auckland, Baise, Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Beihai, Beijing–Capital, Brisbane, Busan, Cebu, Changchun, Changsha, Chaoyang, Chengdu, Chiang Mai, Chicago–O'Hare, Chifeng, Chongqing, Clark, Daegu, Dalian, Datong, Dazhou, Delhi, Denpasar/Bali, Dubai–International, Frankfurt, Fukuoka, Fuzhou, Ganzhou, Guangyuan, Guiyang, Hami, Handan, Hanamaki, Harbin, Hefei, Heihe, Hiroshima, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Huai'an, Jakarta–Soekarno-Hatta, Jeju, Jiagedaqi, Jiamusi, Jieyang, Jinan, Jinggangshan, Jinzhou, Kagoshima, Kashgar, Kathmandu, Komatsu, Kunming, Lanzhou, Lhasa, Linyi, Liping, Liupanshui, Liuzhou, London–Gatwick, London–Heathrow, Los Angeles, Lüliang, Luzhou, Macau, Madrid, Malé, Mandalay, Manila, Matsuyama, Melbourne, Moscow–Sheremetyevo, Muan, Mudanjiang, Nagasaki, Nagoya–Centrair, Naha, Nanchang, Nanchong, Nanjing, New York–JFK, Niigata, Ningbo, Okayama, Osaka–Kansai, Panzhihua, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Phnom Penh, Prague, Qingdao, Qiqihar, Rome–Fiumicino, San Francisco, Sanya, Sapporo–Chitose, Seoul–Incheon, Shennongjia, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Shigatse, Shizuoka, Siem Reap, Singapore, Saint Petersburg, Sydney, Taipei–Taoyuan, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Tokyo–Haneda, Tokyo–Narita, Tonghua, Tongren, Toronto–Pearson, Urumqi, Vancouver, Wenzhou, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi'an, Xichang, Xingyi, Xining, Xishuangbanna, Yangon, Yanji, Yantai, Yibin, Yichang, Yichun, Yingkou, Yongzhou, Yuncheng, Zhangjiajie, Zhangjiakou, Zhanjiang, Zhengzhou, Zhoushan, Zhuhai, Zunyi–Xinzhou|
|China Southern Airlines||Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Changbaishan, Changchun, Changsha, Chengdu, Dalian, Dandong, Daqing, Fukuoka, Guangzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Haikou, Harbin, Ho Chi Minh City, Jiamusi, Jieyang, Kunming, Mangshi, Nagoya–Centrair, Nanning, Nanyang, Osaka–Kansai, Pattaya–U-Tapao, Qingdao, Quanzhou, Sanya, Seoul–Incheon, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Taipei–Taoyuan, Urumqi, Wuhan, Xining, Yanji, Yinchuan, Zhengzhou, Zhuhai|
|Shanghai Airlines||Anshan, Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Baotou, Budapest, Busan, Changchun, Changsha, Chiang Mai, Dalian, Denpasar/Bali, Guangzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Haikou, Harbin, Hengyang, Hong Kong, Jieyang, Jining, Jinzhou, Karamay, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur–International, Kunming, Lanzhou, Lianyungang, Linfen, Linyi, Macau, Melbourne, Mianyang, Nanning, Osaka–Kansai, Ordos, Phuket, Qinhuangdao, Qionghai, Rizhao, Sanya, Seoul–Incheon, Shenyang, Taipei–Songshan, Tangshan, Tianjin, Tokyo–Haneda, Tongliao, Toyama, Turpan, Urumqi, Wanzhou, Weihai, Wenzhou, Xinzhou, Yichang, Yinchuan, Yuncheng, Zhangjiajie, Zhanjiang, Zhengzhou|
|Spring Airlines||Anshun, Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Beihai, Changbaishan, Changchun, Changsha, Chiang Mai, Chongqing, Dalian, Guilin, Harbin, Hong Kong, Ibaraki, Jeju, Jieyang, Kaohsiung, Kota Kinabalu, Krabi, Lanzhou, Macau, Mianyang, Nagoya–Centrair, Nanning, Nha Trang, Osaka–Kansai, Phuket, Phnom Penh, Qingyang, Saga, Sanya, Sapporo–Chitose, Seoul–Incheon, Shenyang, Shijiazhuang, Shiyan, Singapore, Surat Thani, Taipei–Taoyuan, Taiyuan, Takamatsu, Tianjin, Tokyo–Haneda, Yangon, Zhangjiajie, Zhangye|
All other airlines that fly to Shanghai Pudong International Airport:
|AirAsia X||Kuala Lumpur–International|
|Air Canada||Montréal–Trudeau, Toronto–Pearson, Vancouver|
|Air France||Paris–Charles de Gaulle|
|Air india||Delhi, Mumbai|
|Air New Zealand||Auckland|
|All Nippon Airways||Nagoya–Centrair, Osaka–Kansai, Tokyo–Haneda, Tokyo–Narita|
|American Airlines||Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles|
|Asiana Airlines||Busan, Seoul–Incheon|
|Beijing Capital Airlines||Lijiang|
|Cambodia Angkor Air||Phnom Penh, Siem Reap|
|Cathay Dragon||Hong Kong|
|Cathay Pacific||Hong Kong|
|Cebu Pacific||Cebu, Kalibo, Manila|
|Aerolíneas de Chengdu||Chengdu|
|China Airlines||Beijing–Nanyuan, Shijiazhuang, Tianjin|
|Delta Airlines||Atlanta, Detroit, Los Angeles, Seattle/Tacoma|
|Ethiopian Airlines||Addis ababa|
|Aerolíneas Etihad||Abu Dhabi|
|Eva Air||Kaohsiung, Taipei–Taoyuan|
|Garuda indonesia||Denpasar/Bali, Jakarta–Soekarno-Hatta|
|Hainan Airlines||Beijing–Capital, Boston, Brussels, Changsha, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Haikou, Hohhot, Seattle/Tacoma, Shenzhen, Taiyuan, Tel Aviv, Weifang, Xi'an|
|Hong Kong Airlines||Hong Kong|
|Líneas aéreas de Japón||Nagoya–Centrair, Osaka–Kansai, Tokyo–Haneda, Tokyo–Narita|
|Aire coreano||Busan, Seoul–Incheon|
|Lion Air||Denpasar/Bali, Manado|
|Mahan Air||Tehran–Imam Khomeini|
|Malaysia Airlines||Tehran–Imam Khomeini|
|Mahan Air||Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur–International|
|Philippine Airlines||Manila, Kalibo (operated by PAL Express)|
|Philippines AirAsia||Manila, Kalibo|
|Royal Brunei Airlines||Bandar Seri Begawan|
|Shandong Airlines||Harbin, Qingdao, Xiamen, Zhuhai|
|Shenzhen Airlines||Nanchang, Quanzhou, Shenyang, Shenzhen|
|Sichuan Airlines||Chengdu, Chongqing, Harbin, Kunming, Saipan, Sanya, Xi'an|
|Aerolíneas de Singapur||Singapur|
|Suparna Airlines||Guilin, Guiyang, Harbin, Sanya, Quanzhou, Zhuhai|
|Swiss International Air Lines||Zürich|
|Thai AirAsia X||Bangkok–Don Mueang|
|Thai Lion Air||Bangkok–Don Mueang, Phuket|
|Tianjin airlines||Dalian, Haikou, Meixian, Tianjin, Weihai|
|Aerolíneas Unidas||Chicago–O'Hare, Los Angeles, Newark, San Francisco|
|Vietnam Airlines||Da Nang, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang, Phu Quoc|
|West Air||Chongqing, Quanzhou|
|XiamenAir||Dalian, Quanzhou, Tianjin|
Accurate as of julio 2019
|1||Taipei, Taiwan||60+||Spring Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Air China and EVA Air|
|2||Dalian, China||60+||Spring Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Air China, Xiamen Air, Tianjin Airlines and Hainan Airlines|
|3||Chongqing, China||50+||Spring Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Air China, West Air, Sichuan Airlines and Hainan Airlines|
|4||Hong Kong||50+||Spring Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Spring Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon.|
|5||Xi'an, China||50+||Air China, Juneyao Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Hainan Airlines|
|6||Beijing, China||50+||Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Airlines, and Hainan Airlines|
|7||Chengdu, China||40+||Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Chengdu Airlines and Sichuan Airlines|
|8||Shenyang, China||40+||Shenzhen Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines and Spring Airlines|
|9||Los Angeles, United States||40+||American Airlines, Delta Airlines, United Airlines and China Eastern Airlines|
|10||Harbin, China||40+||Spring Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Air China, Suparna Airlines, Sichuan Airlines and Shandong Airlines|
The metro Line 2 links Shanghai Airport with popular stops in Shanghai, including Longyang Road, Lujiazui, People's Square and Hongqiao International Airport. Not all the trains goes to Hongqiao Airport.
There are bus services which depart from the airport and go to various destinations within Shanghai. Lines: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8 and 9. Bus service runs from 7a.m. to 11p.m. approximately.
Taxi’s can be found outside Shanghai Airport. Rates are dependant on kilometers.
Shuttles runs from both terminals. Terminal 1 (Gate 8); Terminal 2 (Gates 23 and 27). The service is operative from 06:00 a.m. to 00:00 a.m.
From Shanghai Airport there are services available on the first high-speed maglev railway in the world. It can reach a speed of 430 km/h. Shanghai airport is connected to Maglev Train through Lines 2, 7 and 16.