Harbin Taiping International Airport
|Harbin Taiping International Airport
Hā'ěrbīn Tàipíng Guójì Jīchǎng
|Location||near the town of Taiping, Daoli District, Harbin|
|Elevation AMSL||139 m / 456 ft|
|Harbin Taiping International Airport|
Harbin Taiping Airport, formerly known as Yanjiagang Airport, is located about 37 kilometres (23 mi) southwest of the city of Harbin and was constructed in 1979 with further expansion between 1994 and 1997 at a cost of $960 million RMB. In 1984 it was upgraded to an international airport. Today it serves as an important transportation hub for northeastern China and is the largest northernmost airport of China. Its terminal building is also currently the largest in northeastern China.
It is capable of handling 6 million passengers annually and has more than 50 air routes, both domestic and international. Currently it has one 3200 metres asphalt runway.
In 2010, Harbin Taiping International Airport was the 23rd busiest airport in China with 7,259,498 passengers.
Harbin Airport was divided into two linked terminals, International and Domestic.On May 22,2013,in order to build terminal 2,International departure and arrival has been moved to a former terminal.
Airlines and destinations
- "» 哈尔滨机场扩建 国际航站楼封闭". Retrieved 18 August 2015.
- "China Southern Resumes Harbin - Tokyo Narita Service from late-Oct 2015". Airlineroute.net. 9 September 2015. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
- "Ural Airlines Adds Chita - Harbin Route from Dec 2015". Airlineroute.net. 7 October 2015. Retrieved 7 October 2015.
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