Shenzhen Airport Informational Guide to Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport (SZX) - Non Official

Shenzhen Airport Terminal

Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport is the main international gateway to the capital city of Guangdong Province in China.

Terminal 3 is the single operative terminal in Shenzhen Airport since 2013.

Shenzhen Airport Terminal hosts 150 domestic and 21 international air routes. 

Shenzhen Bao’an Airport is the first airport in China to add a robot to the security staff. 

About its shape

Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport Terminal 3 is shaped like a Manta Ray and looks like a giant oval tube wrapped in metal and glass.
 

Terminal information

Shenzhen Airport Terminal has a main hall and two side halls.

The Main Hall has four layers above ground and two layers underground.

Regarding the south halls, there are located the international flights halls (both arrivals and waiting halls) and restaurants. It is also connected to the Ground Transportation Centre. 

Levels

Shenzhen Airport Terminal is divided into six levels as follows:

Level -1 

Underground level. 

Level 0 

Underground level. 

Level 1

International Arrivals, Immigration, Inspection and Quarantine, luggage claim, International Arrivals Hall.

Level 2

Domestic Arrivals Hall and luggage claim. Access to VIP Lounges (2) and services (restaurants and shops). 

Level 3

Inspection and Quarantine, Waiting Hall for both domestic and international and exit frontier inspection for international flights.

Level 4

Domestic & International Departures, left luggage, lost & found, check-in counters. Also the Domestic Departures Hall is hosted here. 

Services

-Free Wi-Fi 
-Restaurants
-Duty-free shops
-Lost & found
-Prayer rooms
-First aid station
-Children’s play area
-VIP lounges
-Baggage services
-Baggage storage
-Disabled services
-Showers
-Business facilities
-Post services
-Luggage storage
-Banks
-ATMs
-Currency Exchange
-Baby care rooms
-Smoking allowed rooms
-Hotel 

See more Services here.

Present and Future

A third runway, a fourth terminal and a budget terminal are included in the airport expansion plans. There is also a second airport under consideration. 

All these new facilities are on the Eastward Shift Strategic Action Plan which will be developed on 2016 – 2020 period. 

Also, there will be opened a new transport service linking Shenzhen Airport with the North Railway Station which will be operative when Terminal 3 opens.

 

Lounges

China Southern Elite Membership Lounge: Second level at gates 21-16. Open from 06:00 to last departure. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Wi-Fi, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Children’s area, Internet terminals, Telephones.

China Southern V1 First & Business Class Lounge: Third level, close to Gate 21. From first to last departure. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Wi-Fi, Alcoholic drinks, Showers, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Internet terminals, Telephones.

Joyee Guest Lounge (International): Opposite Gate 9. Open 24 hours: Services: Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Newspapers, Magazines, Flight monitors, Internet terminals, TV, Telephones. Please note it is a non-smoking facility.

Joyee Guest Lounge (Domestic): Within security. Open from 07:00 to 22:00. Services: Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Telephones. Please note it is a non-smoking facility.

Joyee VIP Lounge: Joyee VIP floor. Open from 07:00 to 22:00. Services: Snacks, Wi-Fi, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Telephones, Flight monitors, TV. 

Shenzhen Airport First & Business Class Lounge (Joyee 1): Opposite Gate 17. Open from 04:30 to 22:00. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Showers, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Printers, Copiers, Telephones, Internet terminals. Please note it is a non-smoking facility.

Shenzhen Airport First & Business Class Lounge (Joyee 2): Opposite Gate 39. Open from 04:30 to 22:00. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Showers, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Printers, Copiers, Telephones. Please note it is a non-smoking facility.

Shenzhen Airport First Class Lounge (Joyee 3): Opposite Gate 8. Open from 06:00 to 22:00. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Showers, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Printers, Copiers, Internet terminals, Telephones. Please note it is a non-smoking facility.

Shenzhen Airlines King Lounge Hall 1: Second level. From first to last departure. Services: Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Showers, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Internet terminals, Telephones.

China Southern V2 First & Business Class Lounge: Third level. From first to last departure. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Showers, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Internet terminals, Private rooms, Telephones.

Shenzhen Airlines King Lounge Hall 2: Third level. From first to last departure. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Showers, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Children’s area, Internet terminals, Telephones. 

Shenzhen Airlines King Lounge Hall 3: Third level, close to Gate 20. From first to last departure. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Internet terminals, Telephones.

Shenzhen Airlines International King Lounge: Third level. Open from 07:55 to 22:30. Services: Premium food, Snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Wi-Fi, Showers, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV, Internet terminals, Telephones.

Korean Air KAL Lounge: Opposite Gate 9. From first to last departure. Services: Snacks, Wi-Fi, Flight monitors, Newspapers, Magazines, TV. Please note it is a non-smoking facility.

Attractions

Shenzhen Airport Terminal includes within its facilities an indoor and outdoor swimming pool and a whirlpool.