Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport ZGSZ

Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport

Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport serves Shenzhen in southeastern China, a modern city that links Hong Kong to China’s mainland. Here’s what you need to know. 

City: Shenzhen  Country: China
ICAO: ZGSZ IATA: SZX
Elevation: 4m Latitude/longitude: N22°38.3′ E113°48.7′
Time zone: UTC+8 Mar Var: 2°W 
Fire category: CAT 9 Operating hours: 24/7 
Fuel type: Jet A1 Airport type: Civil
Runways:  2 Longest runway:  3,800 meters
On the Ground

Languages spoken: Mandarin and English

Lead time for permit approval: 3 working days for private jet and 15 working days for Charter.

Types of aircraft handled: MTOW up to B747

Ramp facilities: Container lift truck (7-30 tons), conveyor truck, container trailer, container platform trailer, fork lift, and tow tractor.

Maintainance and hangars: Hangar space is available for three B737 aircraft. Line maintenance available for various types of aircraft on request, spare parts changed available by prior arrangement.

Airport security: CCTV and security guards are available

Customs and Immigration at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport:

  • Customs and Immigration are available
  • All visas must be obtained prior to arrival
  • Documents required include passport, GENDEC, and visas

Alternative airports: ZGOW, ZGSD, ZGNN, ZJHK, ZGKL, ZGGG

Important numbers:

  • Emergency: 120
  • Police: 110
  • Fire: 119
  • Customs: 86-755-27776400
  • Airport authority: 86-755-23456789
Tourist Information 

Accommodation:

  • Vienna Hotel Airport branch
  • Sunway Hotel Shenzhen Airport
  • Hyatt Place Shenzen Airport
  • Hanyong Hotel

Weather:

Shenzhen experiences hot and wet summers and mild, sunny winters with an average yearly temperature of 22 °C (72 °F).

Safety: Shenzhen is a highly cosmopolitan, safe city.

Attractions:

  • Shenzhen Cultural Center
  • Shenzhen Shekou Maritime Museum
  • Window of the World
  • Shenzhen Mangrove Nature Reserve
  • China Kolf Culture Village

For assistance with your operation to Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, or another location in Greater China, contact UAS Beijing at china@uas.aero