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Shanghai Hongqiao Airport

Located in Shanghai's western suburbs, Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport is a convenient 13 kilometers from the centre of the city. One of the busiest airports in China, it accommodates domestic arrivals and departures while also providing a service to Tokyo and Seoul, and having standby capacity for international flight landings. With 15 waiting halls, 15 luggage conveyors, 18 VIP lounges, and a variety of shops, restaurants, and other facilities, Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport is well equipped to serve the millions of people who use it each year.

Money and communications: There are bureau de change, banks and ATMs throughout the terminal, as well as postal and telecommunication services. International direct dial telephones are available in arrivals, while public telephones take local coins and phone cards.

Luggage: Trolley rental is available at both departures and arrivals. Uniformed porters can also be hired, although travelers should note that tipping is not allowed. Luggage lockers are available.

Airport Conference and Business Facilities: The Shanghai International Airport Hotel (tel: +86 (0)21 6268 8888) offers 24-hour business facilities, including various meeting rooms, telephone, fax, photocopying and telex facilities, and catering services. VIP lounges are also available.

Other facilities:
These include smoking areas throughout the terminal, a fitness center in the Shanghai International Airport Hotel, a medical center and a beauty salon.

Information Desks: Tourist information is available by telephone (tel: +86 (0)21 6439 0630). All signs are in English and Chinese, as are the intercom announcements.

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