Discover Their Story - Hong Kong International Airport
Inducted in 2013
Consecutive Award Won: Best Airport
Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) is an international and regional aviation hub that connects Hong Kong with the world. With over 120 airlines serving over 220 destinations worldwide, it is the world's busiest cargo gateway and one of the world's busiest passenger airports. In 2018, HKIA handled 74.7 million passengers and 5.1 million tonnes of air cargo and airmail. In addition to an extensive air network, it has a multi-modal connections with Mainland China, especially the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA). Through continuous development of passenger and cargo services, cross-boundary transport networks, and a wide range of commercial facilities in and surrounding the airport, HKIA is transforming from a city airport into an Airport City.
Committed to providing world-class services and high standards in safety, security, efficiency and customer service, HKIA has been named the world's best airport for more than 70 times.
The Next Chapter
The air traffic at HKIA has been growing rapidly and its current two-runway system is reaching full capacity.
A series of developments are being undertaken to enhance HKIA’s handling capacity. For the medium term, the remaining Midfield development will add 34 aircraft parking positions. Terminal 1 of HKIA is also being expanded to provide additional passenger facilities. In the long term, HKIA will be developed into a three-runway system. The expansion is essential to maintain Hong Kong’s growth and prosperity, as well as its overall competitiveness.