Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG)

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Shanghai Pudong Airport (IATA: PVG, ICAO: ZSPD) is the main international airport serving the city of Shanghai, China. The airport is located 30 km (19 miles) east of Shanghai city centre. There is another major airport serving Shanghai: Hongqiao, but it mainly serves domestic flights .

Shanghai Airport is a major aviation hub of China and serves as a main hub for China Eastern Airlines and Shanghai Airlines. In addition, it’s a hub for Spring Airlines and Juneyao Airlines.

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PVG airport currently has four parallel runways and it’s planned to build another terminal, the third one, and an additional satellite terminal with two more runways. Its constructions are going to provide to the airport the capacity to handle 80 million passengers annually.
In 2015 the airport handled 60,098,073 passengers. This digit makes Shanghai airport as the 2nd busiest airport in mainland China and it’s positioned as the 13th busiest airport in the world. During the same year, 2015, PVG airport served 210 destinations and hosted 100 airlines.


Shanghai airport has two terminals: 1 and 2, four runways and an additional satellite concourse has been started to built. It’s planned to end it in 2019. The Concourse is going to have 83 gates divided in two sections: S1 and S2. The concourse will connect with Terminals 1 and 2 through a people mover.


Terminal 1: has 28 gates and 13 of them are double decker gates. The terminal has a cargo hub and its capacity can handle 20 million passengers annually.


Terminal 2: Air China and Star Alliance members are the airlines which primarily use the terminal. Oneworld and Skyteam use the facilities. T2 has a capacity to handle 60 million passengers per year.

Facilities and Services

The airport provides the following services to all travelers: Special aid to all passengers with special needs (It’s necessary to book the service before your travel), a Bussiness Center, Hotline (+86(21)96990), electric vehicles (paid services. Located in the mixed domestic Departure and Arrival, T2 hall), Banks, Currency Exchange, Vending Machines, Power Chargers, Photo Kiosks, etc.


Shanghai airport in numbers

- It’s located about 30 kilometres (19 miles) east of the city center of Shanghai

- Has two terminals: T1 and T2

- Has a future project of a satellite concourse

- Currently has four runways

- It handled over 60 million passengers in 2015


Metro: The Green line (Line 2) links between Shanghai airport to Longyang Road, Lujiazui, People's Square and Hongqiao International Airport. Not all the trains goes to Hongqiao airport.


Bus: There are different bus services which departs from the airport and go to various destinations. Lines: 1, 2, 4, 5 and 7. Bus service runs from 7a.m. to 11p.m. approximately.


Taxi: Taxicabs are available for all passengers to Shanghai or any other destination. Rates preset according to kilometers.


Shuttles: Shuttles runs from both terminals. Terminal 1 (Gate 8); Terminal 2 (Gates 23 and 27). The service is operative from 6a.m. to 24p.m.

Maglev Train

Shanghai Airport has the first high-speed maglev railway (commercial) 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.


Contact Information

Address: S1 Yingbin Expy, Pudong, Shanghai, China

Telephone: +86 21 96990


Lost and Found center


- T1: +86(21)68346324

- T2: +86(21)68340417


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