Baotou Airport

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Baotou Airport
Airport type Public
Serves Baotou, Inner Mongolia
Location Donghe District
Elevation AMSL 1,012 m / 3,320 ft
Coordinates 40°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: BAVICAO: 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]

Airlines Destinations
Air China Beijing–Capital, Dalian, Hangzhou, Tianjin
Beijing Capital Airlines Sanya, Zhengzhou
China Eastern Airlines Harbin, Kunming, Nanjing, Xiamen
China Express Airlines Chifeng, Chongqing, Dalian
China Southern Airlines Changchun, Changsha, Chengdu, Dalian, Guangzhou, Luoyang, Sanya, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Shijiazhuang, Urumqi, Wuhan, Xi'an, Zhengzhou
China United Airlines Beijing–Nanyuan
Hainan Airlines Beijing–Capital
HK Express Charter: Hong Kong
Hunnu Air Ulaanbaatar
Juneyao Airlines Shanghai–Pudong
Lucky Air Kunming, Xi'an
New Gen Airways Charter: Bangkok–Don Mueang, Krabi
Nok Air Charter: Pattaya-U-Tapao
Ruili Airlines Lanzhou, Wuhan
Shandong Airlines Jinan, Qingdao, Taiyuan, Tianjin
Shanghai Airlines Shanghai–Pudong
Shenzhen Airlines Guangzhou
Tianjin Airlines Tianjin, Xi'an
Seasonal: Irkutsk[1]

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.

See also[edit]


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

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