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Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is located on the border of the northern Renhe Town, Baiyun District, and the eastern Xinhua Town, Huadu District. It is about 28 km (17.4 miles) from the airport to downtown Guangzhou. Opened to the public in 2004, it occupies an area of 15 square kilometers (about 5.8 square miles). It has a 4E standard flight area, two runways and a terminal of 320 thousands square meters (about 79 acres). It service more than 110 air routes from Guangzhou to over 100 domestic and international cities.

Q1. What are the international departures procedures in Guangzhou Baiyun international airport?
The departure procedures are as follow:
Enter the Terminal Building -- Baggage Delivery and Getting Boarding Card -- Inspection and Quarantine -- Customs -- Immigration --Security Checks -- Waiting and Boarding
Tips:
(1)Passengers being foreign citizens should show their valid passports, visas as well as Exit Registration Cards, and should leave the country within the valid period of their visas.

(2)To ensure catching the flights it is recommended to arrive at the airport terminal 180 minutes ahead of take-off time. The check-in process stops 45 to 60 minutes before take-off, depending on rules of the airlines. Please pay attention to the corresponding notice on the flight tickets.

(3)Boarding starts generally 40 minutes ahead of flight take-off. Please pay attention to related public addressing and flight information displayed.

Q2. What are the international arrival procedures in Guangzhou Baiyun international airport?
The departure procedures are as follow:
Flight Arrival -- Health Declaration -- Immigration -- Baggage Reclaim -- Customs, Inspection and Quarantine -- Leaving the airport
Tips:
(1)The International Arrival Hall is on 1F in the east of terminal building (Area A1).

(2)For the immigration, at the International Arrival Hall there is a visa desk for foreign citizens where those who meet related criterions can get visa for entering P.R. China on arrival.

(3)The baggage reclaim hall is on 1F, Passengers with a lot of baggage could choose either to use trolleys free of charge or to order trolley-services with charges.

(4)The imitation for hand luggage total weight should be no more than 5kg

Q3. Can you show me the transfer guides?
1) Domestic to Domestic Transfer Procedures:
Domestic Arrival -- Transfer Process -- Security Checks -- Domestic Boarding

2) Domestic to International Transfer Procedures:
Domestic Arrival -- Baggage reclaim -- Check-in -- Inspection and Quarantine -- Customs -- Immigration -- Security Checks -- Boarding International Flight

3) International to International Transfer Procedures
International Flight Arrival -- Transfer Procedures -- Boarding the next international flight

4) International to Domestic Transfer Procedures
International Flight Arrival -- Inspection and Quarantine -- Immigration Checks -- Baggage reclaim -- Customs -- Transfer procedures -- Security Checks -- Boarding Domestic Flight

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