Hohhot Baita International Airport

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Hohhot Baita International Airport
呼和浩特白塔国际机场
ᠬᠥᠬᠡᠬᠣᠲᠠ ᠣᠯᠠᠨ ᠤᠯᠤᠰ  ᠦᠨ ᠨᠢᠰᠬᠦ ᠪᠠᠭᠤᠳᠠᠯ

Hūhéhàotè Báitǎ Guójì Jīchǎng
Hohhot Airport.jpg
Airport interior, 2008

IATA: HETICAO: ZBHH

HET is located in Inner Mongolia
HET
HET
Location in Inner Mongolia
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Civil Aviation Administration of China
Serves Hohhot
Elevation AMSL 1,084 m / 3,556 ft
Coordinates 40°51′05.12″N 111°49′26.77″E / 40.8514222°N 111.8241028°E / 40.8514222; 111.8241028
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 (Closed) 3,201 10,502 Concrete
08R/26L 3,600 11,811 Concrete
Hohhot Baita International Airport
Traditional Chinese 呼和浩特白塔國際機場
Simplified Chinese 呼和浩特白塔国际机场

Hohhot Baita International Airport (IATA: HETICAO: ZBHH) is an airport serving Hohhot, the capital of Inner Mongolia, China. It is the largest airport in Inner Mongolia and lies 14.3 km (8.9 mi) east of downtown Hohhot. Its name Baita meaning White Pagoda derives from Wanbu Huayanjing Pagoda, one of the historical attractions in Hohhot which lies 5.6 km (3.5 mi) south-east of the airport. In 2013 it served 6,150,282 passengers.

History and expansion[edit]

Hohhot Baita airport was opened on October 1, 1958. In the mid 1980s and 1990s, it underwent two expansions and in June 2007 a new terminal was constructed. The new terminal covers an area of 54499m² with 11 parking jetways and is capable of handling 3 million passengers each year. Its runway was also lengthened and its widened to accommodate jumbo jets such as the Airbus A380. It served as one of the diversion airports for air traffic during the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aero Mongolia Ulaanbaatar
Air China Beijing-Capital, Guangzhou, Hailar, Hangzhou, Shanghai-Pudong, Wuhan
Beijing Capital Airlines Arxan, Beijing-Capital, Chifeng, Guangzhou, Haikou, Wuhan, Yulin
China Eastern Airlines Chifeng, Nanjing, Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shenzhen, Shijiazhuang, Tongliao, Wuhai, Xi'an, Xilinhot
China Southern Airlines Changchun, Dalian, Guangzhou, Luoyang, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Tongliao, Urumqi, Xilinhot, Yinchuan
China United Airlines Beijing-Nanyuan
China Express Airlines Dalian,Tongliao,Manzhouli, Ulanhot,Xining, Chongqing,Arxan,Xilinhot,Jining
EVA Air Taipei-Taoyuan
Far Eastern Air Transport Taichung[1]
Hainan Airlines Beijing-Capital, Haikou, Harbin, Sanya, Shenzhen, Wuhan
Hong Kong Airlines Hong Kong
Juneyao Airlines Shanghai-Pudong, Shanghai-Hongqiao
Lucky Air Kunming, Taiyuan
Okay Airways Alxa Left Banner, Tianjin[2]
Ruili Airlines Kunming, Taiyuan
Shandong Airlines Jinan, Qingdao, Tianjin
Shanghai Airlines Hailar, Shanghai-Hongqiao
Shenzhen Airlines Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Wuhan
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu
Spring Airlines Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shijiazhuang
Tianjin Airlines Chifeng, Dalian, Hailar, Harbin, Hefei, Jieyang, Nanchang, Nanning, Ningbo, Ordos, Shenyang, Shijiazhuang, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Tongliao, Ulanhot, Wuhai, Wuxi, Xi'an, Xilinhot, Yinchuan, Zhengzhou
Xiamen Airlines Changsha, Fuzhou, Jinan, Xiamen

Cargo[edit]

Airlines Destinations
China Postal Airlines ZhengzhouNanjing[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "台湾远东航空看好内蒙古下月开通呼和浩特航线(in Chinese)". sina.com.cn. 28 April 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "春运开始后"天津-呼和浩特-阿拉善左旗"航线成为热点(in Chinese)". 无锡物流. 28 January 2014. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "中国邮政航空公司开通呼和浩特-郑州-南京快递往返(in Chinese)". caacnews. 29 May 2012. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 

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