Baotou Airport

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Baotou Airport
Airport typePublic
ServesBaotou, Inner Mongolia
LocationDonghe District
Elevation AMSL1,012 m / 3,320 ft
Coordinates40°33′35″N 109°59′48″E / 40.55972°N 109.99667°E / 40.55972; 109.99667Coordinates: 40°33′35″N 109°59′48″E / 40.55972°N 109.99667°E / 40.55972; 109.99667
BAV is located in Inner Mongolia
Location of the airport in Inner Mongolia
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 2,800 9,186 Asphalt
Baotou Airport
Traditional Chinese包頭機場
Simplified Chinese包头机场

Baotou Airport (IATA: BAV, ICAO: ZBOW) is an airport serving the city of Baotou in Inner Mongolia, China. Baotou Airport was founded preliminarily in 1934 and opened in 1956. The airport is 14 miles from downtown areas.

It is a class 4D airport. Runway 13-31 is 9186 feet long and 200 feet wide. It is equipped at both ends with Instrument Landing Systems (ILS), Approach Lighting Systems (ALS) with sequenced flashers, and touchdown zone (TDZ) lighting. Both the Boeing 737-900 and Boeing 767-300ER aircraft are capable of landing there.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Air China Beijing–Capital
Air Guilin Guilin
Beijing Capital Airlines Sanya, Shenyang, Zhengzhou
Chengdu Airlines Chengdu, Shenyang
China Eastern Airlines Nanjing, Shanghai–Pudong, Xi'an, Xiamen
China Express Airlines Chongqing, Dalian, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Zhengzhou
China Southern Airlines Nanjing, Shenyang, Urumqi
China United Airlines Beijing–Nanyuan, Ningbo
Donghai Airlines Shenzhen, Zhengzhou
Fuzhou Airlines Tianjin, Yichang
Hainan Airlines Beijing–Capital, Dalian, Haikou, Hangzhou, Lanzhou, Nanchang, Shijiazhuang, Xiamen, Zhengzhou
HK Express Charter: Hong Kong
Hunnu Air Ulaanbaatar
JC International Airlines Phnom Penh
Jiangxi Airlines Taiyuan
Joy Air Alxa Left Banner, Tianjin, Wuhai
Juneyao Airlines Shanghai–Pudong, Ulanqab
Loong Air Hangzhou, Xinzhou
New Gen Airways Charter: Bangkok–Don Mueang, Krabi
Nok Air Charter: Pattaya-U-Tapao
Ruili Airlines Dalian, Xi'an
Shandong Airlines Taiyuan, Xiamen
Shanghai Airlines Shanghai–Pudong
Shenzhen Airlines Hefei
Tianjin Airlines Seasonal: Irkutsk[1]
XiamenAir Changsha, Fuzhou

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On November 21, 2004, China Eastern Airlines Flight 5210 crashed shortly after takeoff from Baotou Erliban Airport. All 53 people on board the aircraft were killed plus 2 people on the ground.


  1. ^ Liu, Jim (29 June 2017). "Tianjin Airlines adds Baotou – Irkutsk route from July 2017". Routesonline. Retrieved 30 June 2017.

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