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A Quick Tip by Sharrie

  • Apr 14, 2011
A little far from the city center but most international flights arrive in this airport. You can take the Maglev train from the airport terminals if you're in a rush (8 mins ride to the city center of Pudong; if your hotel in Puxi, take a taxi from there, this way it will save you some 30 mins at the least). If arriving/departing domestically, the better airport to arrive in would be Shanghai Hongqiao Airport.
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Shanghai Pudong International Airport (IATAPVGICAOZSPD) (SSE600009) (simplified Chinese上海浦东国际机场traditional Chinese上海浦東國際機場pinyinShànghǎi Pǔdōng Guójì Jīchǎng) is a major aviation hub in Asia, particularly in the East Asian region, and is the primary international airport serving Shanghai of the People's Republic of China. Located about 30 kilometres from the city centre, it occupies a 40 kilometre square site adjacent to the coastline in the eastern edge of Pudong district within the boundaries of theShanghai Municipality.

The airport is the main hub for China Eastern Airlines and Shanghai Airlines, and a major international hub for Air China. Pudong airport is organised around two main passenger terminals, flanked on both sides by three parallel runways. Current airport masterplans call for the building of a third passenger terminal, a satellite terminal and two additional runways by 2015, raising its capacity from the current 60 million passengers annually to 80 million, along with the ability to handle six million tonnes of air freight.[3] A station for the Shanghai Maglev Train is sited between the passenger teminals, providing the world's first commercial high-speed maglev service to downtown Pudong in 7 minutes and 20 seconds. The airport is open 24 hours, one of only ...

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