Hohhot Baita International Airport

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Hohhot Baita International Airport
ᠬᠥᠬᠡᠬᠣᠲᠠ ᠣᠯᠠᠨ ᠤᠯᠤᠰ  ᠦᠨ ᠨᠢᠰᠬᠦ ᠪᠠᠭᠤᠳᠠᠯ

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


HET is located in Inner Mongolia
Location in Inner Mongolia
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
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, Hangzhou, Shanghai-Pudong, Tianjin
Seasonal: Shanghai-Hongqiao
Air China
operated by Dalian Airlines
Beijing Capital Airlines Beijing-Capital, Haikou, Hangzhou, Nanchang, Wuhan, Xiamen, Zhengzhou
China Eastern Airlines Nanjing, Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shanghai-Pudong, Shenzhen, Shijiazhuang, Tongliao, Wuhai, Xi'an, Xilinhot
China Express Airlines Arxan, Chongqing, Dalian, Hailar, Jiagedaqi, Manzhouli, Ordos, Tongliao, Ulanhot, Xining, Yulin
China Southern Airlines Changchun, Dalian, Guangzhou, Qingdao, Sanya, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Urumqi, Xi'an, Yinchuan, Zhengzhou
China United Airlines Beijing-Nanyuan
EVA Air Taipei-Taoyuan
Far Eastern Air Transport Taichung
GX Airlines Nanning, Zhengzhou
Hainan Airlines Beijing-Capital, Changchun, Changsha, Haikou, Nanchang, Sanya, Shanghai-Pudong, Shenzhen, Urumqi, Wuhan, Zhengzhou
Hebei Airlines Hailar, Manzhouli, Shijiazhuang
Hong Kong Airlines Hong Kong
Juneyao Airlines Shanghai-Pudong
Lucky Air Kunming, Taiyuan
Okay Airways Alxa Left Banner, Tianjin
Ruili Airlines Kunming, Taiyuan, Chengdu
Shandong Airlines Jinan, Qingdao, Tianjin, Xiamen
Shanghai Airlines Hailar, Shanghai-Hongqiao
Shenzhen Airlines Chengdu, Guangzhou, Hailar, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Nanning, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Zhengzhou
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu
Spring Airlines Nagoya-Centrair, Shijiazhuang
Tianjin Airlines Bayannur, Changsha, Chifeng, Chongqing, Dalian, Datong, Guiyang, Hailar, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hefei, Jinan, Lanzhou, Linfen, Lüliang,[1] Nanchang, Nanning, Ningbo, Shenyang, Shijiazhuang, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Ulanhot, Wuhai, Xi'an, Xilinhot, Yantai, Yinchuan, Yulin, Zhengzhou
West Air Chongqing, Harbin
Xiamen Airlines Changsha, Fuzhou, Hailar, Hangzhou, Hefei, Nanjing, Tianjin, Xiamen


Airlines Destinations
China Postal Airlines Nanjing, Zhengzhou, Taiyuan

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