Tianjin Binhai International Airport

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Tianjin Binhai International Airport
Tiānjīn Bīnhăi Guójì Jīchǎng
Airport type Public
Operator Civil Aviation Administration of China
Serves Tianjin
Location Dongli District, Tianjin
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 3 m / 10 ft
Coordinates 39°07′28″N 117°20′46″E / 39.12444°N 117.34611°E / 39.12444; 117.34611
TSN is located in China
Location in China
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16R/34L 3,600 11,811 Concrete
16L/34R 3,200 10,499 Concrete
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 10,035,833
Tonnes of cargo 194,241
Aircraft movements 83,700
Tianjin Binhai International Airport
Traditional Chinese 天津濱海國際機場
Simplified Chinese 天津滨海国际机场

Tianjin Binhai International Airport (IATA: TSNICAO: ZBTJ) is an airport located in Dongli District, Tianjin. It is one of the major air cargo centers in the People's Republic of China.

It is the hub airport for Tianjin Airlines, established in 2004, and privately owned Okay Airways. It's also a focus city for Air China.

In 2010, Tianjin Binhai International Airport handled 7,277,106 passengers, a growth of 25.9% over 2009, making it the 22nd busiest airport in China.

The airport is also the site of the Airbus A320 final assembly line which started operations in 2008.[1]

New terminal and second runway[edit]

Construction of a new terminal began in 2005 and was fully operating by 2008. The airport expansion provides a state-of-the-art terminal building, which is more than three times bigger than the current one at 116,000 m2. When the three construction phases are complete the airport terminal will be over 500,000 m2 and be able to handle 40 million passengers a year. Over the period of the project the airport site will enlarge from the current 25 km² to 80 km². The airport as a whole will resemble Amsterdam's Schiphol airport in size and will be able to handle over 500,000 tons of cargo and 200,000 flights a year.

The expansion, with a total investment of nearly 3 billion yuan (409.5 million U.S. dollars) widened the runway to 75 meters from 50 meters and lengthened it to 3,600 meters. In May 2009, the airport has also completed the construction of a second runway, and the expected number of passengers will exceed ten million.

The terminal has Tianjin Airlines headquarters.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]


Airlines Destinations
Air China Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Haikou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Kunming, Lijiang, Sanya, Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shenzhen, Urumqi, Xiamen, Xi'an, Yuncheng
Air China Hong Kong, Jeju,[3] Osaka-Kansai, Seoul-Incheon, Taipei-Songshan, Tokyo-Narita[4]
Air China
operated by Dalian Airlines
Dalian, Shenzhen
Air Macau Macau[5]
Asiana Airlines Seoul-Incheon
Aurora Charter: Yekaterinburg
Beijing Capital Airlines Nanchang, Sanya
Chengdu Airlines Changchun, Chengdu
China Eastern Airlines Changbaishan, Chifeng, Guangzhou, Kunming, Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shanghai-Pudong, Wuhan
China Eastern Airlines Chiang Mai
China Southern Airlines Changsha, Chongqing, Dalian, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Harbin, Hohhot, Sanya, Shenyang, Urumqi, Wuhan, Yichun, Zhengzhou
Dynamic Airways Charter: Saipan[6]
EVA Air Taipei-Taoyuan
Far Eastern Air Transport Taipei-Songshan
Fuzhou Airlines Fuzhou
Hainan Airlines Changzhi, Guangzhou, Haikou, Harbin, Lanzhou, Shanghai-Pudong, Shenzhen, Xiangyang
Hebei Airlines Wenzhou, Zhengzhou
Hong Kong Airlines Hong Kong[7]
Japan Airlines Nagoya-Centrair
Juneyao Airlines Shanghai-Pudong
Korean Air Seoul-Incheon
Loong Air Hangzhou, Harbin
Lucky Air Chengdu, Dalian
Okay Airways Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Guilin, Hangzhou, Harbin, Krabi,[8] Kunming, Nanning, Ningbo, Quanzhou, Sanya, Shenzhen, Xi'an, Yantai, Yulin, Zhangjiajie
Okay Airways Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Jeju
Orenair Moscow
Scoot Singapore
Shandong Airlines Baotou, Hohhot, Qingdao, Xiamen, Zhengzhou
Shanghai Airlines Kunming, Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shanghai-Pudong
Shenzhen Airlines Guangzhou, Nantong, Shenzhen
Sichuan Airlines Changchun, Chengdu, Chongqing, Hangzhou, Harbin, Lanzhou
Spring Airlines Sanya, Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shenzhen
Tianjin Airlines Baotou, Changchun, Changsha, Chifeng, Dalian, Fuyang, Fuzhou, Ganzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Haikou, Hailar, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hohhot, Huai'an, Huangshan, Jiamusi, Jieyang, Kashgar, Kunming, Lanzhou, Mudanjiang, Nanchang, Nanning, Ningbo, Ordos, Qingdao, Sanya, Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shenyang, Shijiazhuang, Taiyuan, Tongliao, Urumqi, Wenzhou, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi'an, Yantai, Yinchuan, Zhengzhou
Tianjin Airlines Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Hakodate,[9] Makassar, Irkutsk,[10] Jeju, Osaka-Kansai,[11] Sapporo-Chitose,[12] Seoul-Incheon, Siem Reap, Ulaanbaatar
Tibet Airlines Lhasa, Mianyang
TransAsia Airways Hualien, Taipei-Songshan
Uni Air Kaohsiung
West Air Chongqing
Xiamen Airlines Changsha, Chongqing, Dalian, Fuzhou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Kuala Lumpur, Kunming, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi'an


Airlines Destinations
Korean Air Cargo Seoul/Incheon
ANA Cargo Dalian, Osaka-Kansai, Tokyo-Narita[13]
Grizodubova Air Company Abakan[14]
China Cargo Airlines
Hong Kong Airlines Hong Kong[14]
Lufthansa Cargo Frankfurt, Krasnoyarsk[15]
Singapore Airlines Cargo Anchorage, Los Angeles, Nanjing, Shanghai-Pudong, Singapore
TransAVIAExport Airlines Novosibirsk[14]
Volga-Dnepr Abakan[14]
Uzbekistan Airways Navoi


In 2008, the airport handled 166,558 tonnes of freight, and became the 11th busiest airport in China. Tianjin Airport is also among the fastest-growing airports in China, registering a 20.2% increase by passenger traffic and a 33.2% increase in terms of cargo traffic in 2008.

Movements 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
Passenger 8,499,143 8,139,988 7,554,172 7,277,106 5,780,281 4,637,299 3,860,752 2,766,504 2,193,914 1,705,271 1,103,491 1,092,121 941,178 884,448
Freight (TM) 203,068 194,241 182,856 202,484 168,103 166,558 125,087 96,756 80,192 70,995 48,681 41,722 36,503 44,387

Ground transportation[edit]

The Airport is served by Line 2 of the Tianjin Metro since the station's opening on August 28, 2014. The subway fare to downtown is 3 yuan.[16]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Airbus in China
  2. ^ http://www.tianjin-air.com/en/frontend/information/newInfo/contractus.jsp http://www.tianjin-air.com/frontend/information/newInfo/contractus.jsp
  3. ^ http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/air-china-looks-for-new-long-haul-markets-after-securing-stronghold-in-europe-and-the-united-states-203822
  4. ^ http://www.narita-airport.jp/en/whats_new/150508_cca.html
  5. ^ "Air Macau Adds Tianjin Service from Sep 2014". Airline Route. 25 July 2014. Retrieved 25 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "Charter flights from 3 cities in China to start this month". Saipan Tribune. 21 January 2014. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "Hong Kong Airlines Boosts Network with New Services to Kagoshima and Tianjin" (Press release). Hong Kong Airlines. 18 February 2014. Retrieved 18 February 2014. 
  8. ^ "Okay Airways Adds New Xi’An – Thailand Routes from Feb 2015". airlineroute.net. 30 January 2015. 
  9. ^ http://www.traveldailymedia.com/214191/tianjin-airlines-spreads-wings-to-hokkaido/
  10. ^ L, J (28 May 2014). "Tianjin Airlines Adds New International Routes from late-May 2014". Airline Route. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
  11. ^ "Tianjin Airlines Launches 3 New Routes to Japan from May 2015". Airlineroute.net. 8 May 2015. Retrieved 8 May 2015. 
  12. ^ http://www.traveldailymedia.com/214191/tianjin-airlines-spreads-wings-to-hokkaido/
  13. ^ http://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/All-Nippon-Airways-ANA-To-afxcnf-2189634479.html?x=0
  14. ^ a b c d (Russian) Federal State Unitary Enterprise "State Air Traffic Management Corporation", Summer Air Traffic Schedule 25 March 2007 – 27 October 2007 (Airports – Russian international), 29 May 2007, p. 67
  15. ^ http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90778/90858/90865/7021848.html
  16. ^ 2号线机场延伸线28日开通 天津站至机场票价3元