Smoking at Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)

吸烟室 - Xīyān shì

Airport Rating


Before Security Smoking

Arrivals - Presently Closed: Couple of smoking areas available also in arrival level.

After Security Smoking

There are smoking facilities inside the terminal.

Terminal 1

Feedback from , April 2024: “Observation Deck” is open near gate 202 and behind the main escalator near gate 209 in the main hall is open. Hong Kong International Airport T1.

Hong Kong Observation Deck

Update from Christo, June 2023: Smoking is open at the Sky Garden near gate 10. It is now the smokers garden

Update from Ka Wing p., May 2023: For Hong Kong airport: The Terminal 1 sky garden smoking area is back open. Next to Gate 10 with an elevator going up, then turn left.

Hong Kong Smoking

Important Update from ,March 2023: As of the 1st of March 2023, the sky garden is now back open. Located near gate 10, its a small outdoor terrace with plenty of ash trays. Indoor smoking rooms remain closed.

Presently Closed: There are smoking rooms in main Terminal 1 near gates 25, 29, 41, 63, and 64.

Midfield Concourse

Presently Closed: Smoking in Midfield Concourse near gates 202, 209, 211, 219.

North Satellite

Presently Closed: Smoking area in North Satellite concourse near gates 501-510 (Terrace)

Older Feedback 

  • Update from Mopi, February 2023, All Terminals: I was in Hong Kong airport the 15th Feb and i have asked the airport staff, there are still no smoking areas in the airport.

  • Update from Archie, January 2023, All Terminals: Travelled in January 2023. Heightened Covid in place I was advised by airport staff there is currently NO SMOKING at Hong Kong airport. Overall not a great place to stop over many shops closed.

  • Update from NIC: Smoking rooms in restricted area (after check in (Terminal 1)) still temporarily closed January 8, 2023

  • Update from, October 2022: All smoking lounges closed 15 October 2022.

  • UPDATE, Sept 2022: Smoking areas still Temporarily closed, as per website.

  • IMPORTANT: All smoking rooms inside are closed, smoking only allowed outside. Not sure if this permanent. Update from Oleg S., Sept 2020.

There are designated smoking lounges at the restricted areas of Terminal 1.

Hong Kong airport has 2 satellite buildings after security.  Each of these have outdoor smoking terraces overlooking the tarmac. Feedback from Liam on the 26th March 2018.

Further Information

Official Website