Situated in a coastal plain of the east bank of Pearl River, Shenzhen Baoan International Airport is 32km from Shenzhen city centre. It is one of the three largest airport hubs serving the Pearl River Delta, as a hub for Shenzhen Airlines and Shenzhen Donghai Airlines. .
Shenzhen Baoan International Airport is one of four aviation cargo transportation centers of China planned by the Civil Aviation Administration of China, possesses international traffic rights of 37 countries and is used by over 20 domestic and foreign airlines. Now Shenzhen Baoan International Airport has opened over 120 domestic and international routes, reaching over 90 domestic and foreign cities。
Shenzhen Baoan International Airport was opened on 12 October 1991, covers a land area of 11 km2. The new terminal building called "Terminal 3" was openged on Nov 28, 2013, and meanwhile the former Terminals A, B and D were closed
The transportation center offers local and long-distance bus services on the first floor, with taxi and Airport Express Shuttle 330 bus services on the second floor.
The underground floor connects with Airport Station on Metro Line 11. Bus M416 also provides a shuttle service to Hourui Station on Line 1. Passengers can take Metro Line 1 to Shenzhen West High-speed Railway Station, only eight Metro stations and 15 minutes, and then transfer bullet train to Hong Kong or to other cities in China. The airport also has direct ferry routes to Hong Kong International Airport, where passengers can transit without going through immigration and custom checks, akin to transit between two flights.