5 notes when picking up relatives at Cat Bi Airport, Hai Phong

Have you ever been confused when picking up relatives at Cat Bi Airport, Hai Phong? Please take note of the following experiences with HoaBinh Airlines to help make your journey more convenient.

Overview of Cat Bi Airport in Hai Phong

Cat Bi Airport (Cat Bi International Airport) is located on Le Hong Phong Street, Hai An District, Hai Phong City. This is known as a level 3 airport in the Northern Region. The airport is about 8 kilometers southeast of the city center.

Therefore, if you pick up relatives at Cat Bi Airport, it only takes 20–30 minutes to travel to the center by means of transport such as a personal car, bus, taxi, or motorcycle taxi.


2 large runways with dimensions of 2050m x 45m were built at Cat Bi Airport to serve the takeoff and landing of aircraft.

Airplane parking lot

Currently, the aircraft apron has 10 parking positions. With a relatively large apron area, this place can accommodate a number of mid-range to large-sized aircraft, such as: Boeing (767, 777, 737-400, 787) or Airbus (A320-321, 330, 350) and equivalent types.

Passenger waiting room

  • The equipment and infrastructure of the passenger terminal meet international aviation standards, inspired by the Hai Phong Buffalo Fighting Festival.
  • Total area of the station: 15,630 m2, divided into 2 separate arrival and departure areas, serving domestic and international passengers simultaneously.
  • The 2nd floor is the departure terminal area, designed in a dome shape and including 29 check-in counters, of which counters 1 to 16 are for domestic flights and counters 17 to 29 are for international flights. You can book flight tickets to Hai Phong easily and quickly.

Notes when picking up relatives at Cat Bi Airport, Hai Phong

With the 5 notes below, you can be proactive about the time and place to pick up your loved ones at Cat Bi Airport easily and conveniently:

Find out arrival times and flight information

Before going to the airport, you should have your relative's flight number so you can check the flight status to see if there are any problems, such as if the flight is delayed, canceled, or diverted. From there, you should consider and arrange a suitable pick-up time to avoid having to wait too long.

To pick up your loved ones at Cat Bi Airport on time, you can quickly check the flight status in the following two ways:

  • Method 1: Visit the website of your relative's airline or look at the electronic board at the station to check the flight status, airline, and flight number.
  • Method 2: Contact the airport to ask about the flight status and expected landing time.

Arrive at the airport 10–15 minutes after flight landing time

Based on the expected landing time, to avoid traffic jams and long distances to the airport, you should adjust the time to pick up your relatives early to arrive 10-15 minutes before the landing time.

Normally, when taking a flight, relatives will have to take time to get off the plane, pick up checked baggage (if any), and leave the airport. Therefore, you should avoid arriving too long before the expected landing time because you may have to wait for your loved ones for a long time.

Therefore, arriving at the airport 10–15 minutes after the flight lands is the appropriate time to help you pick up your relatives at Cat Bi Airport conveniently and without having to wait long to experience Hai Phong travel.

Besides, for relatives returning from abroad, they will have to go through some additional immigration procedures and queue for luggage. You should go to the airport about 30 minutes after your flight lands.

Contact relatives at the arrival hall about the pick up location

It is necessary to keep in touch with relatives and update them on their travel situation at the airport to know exactly where they want you to pick them up. The most suitable place to pick up relatives at the airport is in the arrival hall. It is located on the first floor, so after parking, you can easily find and follow the signs to pick them up.

Above are some shares from HoaBinh Airlines about things to note when picking up relatives at Cat Bi Airport. Hopefully, through this article, you will have more experience when picking up relatives not only at Cat Bi airport but also at many other airports. If you need any information, please contact us through the hotline at 0939.311.911 - 0913.311.911 for 24/7 support.