The Hong Kong
–Macau Ferry Terminal is a ferry terminal and heliport, centrally located in Hong Kong. It is also known as the Macau Ferry Terminal, the Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Pier
or the Shun Tak Heliport, and has an ICAO code of VHST.The terminal is one of the several in Hong Kong that provide ferry services to Macau and cities in southern China
. Scheduled helicopter service is provided to Macau, with charter services to other regional destinations.
The terminal is located in Sheung Wan
, immediately to the west of Hong Kong's main business district, on the north shore of Hong Kong Island. It is connected to the territory's Mass Transit Railway, and well served by other forms of public transport. The terminal forms part of the Shun Tak Centre
, a commercial and transport complex.
The terminal utilises two island piers, each with several ferry docks, linked by enclosed pedestrian bridges to the ticketing and departure/arrival hall facilities in the lower levels of the Shun Tak Centre on the shore. The heliport is located above the inner pier, whilst the Hong Kong Vessel Traffic Centre, which monitors and regulates vessels navigating in the waters of Hong Kong, is located above the outer pier.
The heliport is formally known as the Shun Tak Heliport (IATA: HHP, ICAO: VHST). It is located above the inner pier of the ferry terminal, at an elevation of 107 feet (33 m) above sea level, and provides two helipads and a customer lounge. Use of the heliport is restricted to multi-engined helicopters, with a maximum overall length, including rotor disk, of 16 metres (52 ft) and a maximum all up weight not exceeding 5,350 kilograms (11,790 lb).