Airport Terminals to Close Early to Prepare for the Opening of Terminal C
To allow final preparations of the opening of Shenzhen’s International Airport Terminal C, terminals A, B and D will close its doors early. The new Terminal C is said to be trice the size of the three terminals combined and has the capability to handle more than 80,000 passengers a day once it’s fully operational. The new terminal also has the capability to handle any type of aircraft in 62 of its boarding gates.
Passengers traveling must arrive at least two hours earlier for their flights at the terminal and checking services will close 45 minutes before any departure. However airport officials shows their regrets that the planned Metro Line 11 could not be finished in time for the terminal’s opening. Passengers who took the Luobao line to the airport can avail of the free shuttle buses at the Airport East Station as airport authorities will working on the details on the bus services from its departure intervals and routes.
Other options were offered in going to the airport, private vehicles can use the Airport South Road on the Guangzhou Shenzhen Expressway as the Shenzhen-Zhongshan Corridor is still being planned that will be link directly to the new terminal.