Macau - City Introduction


Geographic coordinates


22.1667° N, 113.5500° E


Airport Code




Airport Name


Macau International Airport, Macau (IATA: MFM, ICAO: VMMC)
In Portuguese: Aeroporto Internacional de Macau


Airport to City


Distance between Macau International Airport and/or Ferry terminal to downtown is approximately 3-6 Miles.
Macau Airport and Ferry terminal are conveniently connected to all major hotels by free Shuttle buses.
Taxi cabs are widely available.


More Information


Macau is a peninsula connected to mainland China across the Pearl River Delta east of Hong Kong.

Macau was a Portuguese territory until 1999. Macau has a mix of Portuguese and Chinese influences in its culture.
Macau is famous for its casinos and big malls. Macau is also called "the Las Vegas of Asia."

Macau is a Special administrative region under China’s “One Country, two systems” Policy similar to Hong Kong.
Macau has its own independent legal system, public security force, monetary system, customs policy, and immigration policy.

The Chinese city of Zhuhai borders Macau to the north side.




11.6 square Miles


Population (Urban)






Cantonese is widely spoken in Macau.
English is spoken in tourist areas, hotels, casinos, malls, and big shops.