Smoking at Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)

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Airport Rating


Before Security Smoking

Update from Archie, January 2023, All Terminals: Travelled in January 2023. Hightened 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.

Updates and photos primarily provided by Theodoros, Aug 2019.


Couple of smoking areas available also in arrival level.

After Security Smoking

There are smoking facilities inside the terminal.

Terminal 1

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

Midfield Concourse

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

North Satellite

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

Older Feedback 

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