Shennongjia Hongping Airport

Shennongjia Airport Code: HPG

Location: The airport is located in Hongping Town of Shennongjia Nature Reserve, Hubei Province, 50 kilometers (30 miles) to tourist center in Muyu Town and 70 kilometers (43 miles) to the Songbai Town where the government of the district lies.
Terminal Building: Shennongjia Hongping Airport has one terminal building only with Arrivals Hall and Departures Hall. It has two boarding gates in total in the east of the terminal building.

Passenger Guide

Time for Taking Flights

Open Time for Check-in: 90 minutes before the flights depart
Close Time for Check-in: 30 minutes before the planes take off
Close Time for Boarding: 15 minutes before the flights departure

Counters for Check-in

Counter No. 1: Passengers with gold card or silver card of Eastern Miles, Platinum Card, taking business class or special passengers can check in in the counter No. 1.
Counter No. 2: This counter is set for common passengers.

Note: No counter provides ticket-selling service, so please book online or book at ticket outlets in advance.

Airlines of Shennongjia Hongping Airport

There are three airport companies providing service for Shennongjia Airport in total which are Chongqing Airlines (OQ), China Eastern Airlines (MU) and Sichuan Airlines (3U).

Flights Schedule

Destinations of Shennongjia Hongping Airport include Chongqing, Wuhan and Shanghai only.

Destinations Frequency (weekly) Duration
Wuhan 1 on each Mon. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat. & Sun.;
1 on each Tue.
1 h 10 minutes
Chongqing 2 on each Wed. Fri. & Sun.;
2 on each Mon. Tue. Thu. & Sat.
3 h 45 minutes
Shanghai 2 on each Mon. Thu. & Sat. 3 h 30 minutes

How to Travel between the Airport and Shennongjia Nature Reserve – Airport Shuttle Bus

Airport → Songbai Town Songbai Town → Airport
Depart according to the arrival of flights 09:30 each day
Duration: 1h 40 minutes
Ticket Fare: CNY 30
Airport → Muyu Town Muyu Town → Airport
Depart according to the arrival of flights 09:30 each day
Duration: 1h 30 minutes
Ticket Fare: CNY 30

Tip: If you want to travel to Shennongjia Nature Reserve, please take the shuttle bus to Muyu Town at first. Then you can transfer to the coaches to the secnic spots in Nature Reserve.

Taxi Reference to/from Airport

Destination  Fare Duration
Songbai Town CNY 110 - 120 1h 45 minutes
Muyu Town CNY 95 - 105 1h 35 minutes
Shennongding Peak CNY 60 - 65 1h

Airport Service & Facilities of Shennongjia Airport

VIP lounge
The lounge is located in the southwest corner in 1F of the terminal building where passengers can enjoy snacks and drinks. Besides, it provides TV and WIFI.  

Smoking Area: In the southern part beside the waiting lounge.

First Class Lounge: It is to the west of the waiting lounge which provides snacks, drinks, WIFI and reading area.

Dine: The restaurant is in the west of the terminal building.
Shop: Two of the shopping areas are to the west and east of the waiting lounge separately, the third one is in the southwest of terminal building.

Police and Medical Center: In the east of Central Hall.

Special Service: For passengers with mobility difficulties, the airport will provide wheelchair. For passengers losing their eyesight, the airport will provide accompanied service.

- Last modified on Mar. 10, 2022 -
Questions & Answers on Shennongjia Hongping Airport
Asked by Sofie Ng from CANADA | Dec. 03, 2019 04:02Reply
We are 5 seniors & visiting Shennongjia in March 2020.
Is it possible to hire a driver with car to take us around in the Shennongjia Nature Reserve?
Or are there buses that will go to all the scenic spots?
Thanks for any info.
Answers (2)
Answered by Aria from DENMARK | Dec. 04, 2019 00:02

Yes, as I know, you can hire a driver with car to take you to tour around Shennongjia Nature Reserve.
After arriving, you can consult the hotel staff and see whether if they have reliable drivers.
Answered by Sofie Ng from CANADA | Dec. 04, 2019 17:32

Thank you
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