Hohhot Baita International Airport

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Hohhot Baita International Airport
呼和浩特白塔国际机场
ᠬᠥᠬᠡᠬᠣᠲᠠ ᠣᠯᠠᠨ ᠤᠯᠤᠰ  ᠦᠨ ᠨᠢᠰᠬᠦ ᠪᠠᠭᠤᠳᠠᠯ
Hohhot Airport.jpg
Airport interior, 2008
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Civil Aviation Administration of China
Serves Hohhot, Inner Mongolia
Location Saihan District, 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; 111.8241028Coordinates: 40°51′05.12″N 111°49′26.77″E / 40.8514222°N 111.8241028°E / 40.8514222; 111.8241028
Maps
CAAC airport chart
CAAC airport chart
HET is located in Inner Mongolia
HET
HET
Location in Inner Mongolia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 (Closed) 3,201 10,502 Concrete
08R/26L 3,600 11,811 Concrete
Hohhot Baita International Airport
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese 呼和浩特白塔国际机场
Traditional Chinese 呼和浩特白塔國際機場
Mongolian name
Mongolian Cyrillic Хөххот олон улсын нисэх буудал
Mongolian script ᠬᠥᠬᠡᠬᠣᠲᠠ ᠣᠯᠠᠨ ᠤᠯᠤᠰ  ᠦᠨ ᠨᠢᠰᠬᠦ ᠪᠠᠭᠤᠳᠠᠯ

Hohhot Baita International Airport (IATA: HET, ICAO: ZBHH) is an international 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]

AirlinesDestinations
9 Air Changsha
Aero Mongolia Ulaanbaatar
Air China Beijing–Capital, Chengdu, Chifeng, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Hangzhou, Mianyang, Shanghai–Pudong, Tianjin, Tongliao, Wuhan, Xi'an, Xilinhot, Yancheng, Zhengzhou
Air Guilin Guilin, Huangshan, Linfen
Beijing Capital Airlines Changsha, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Haikou, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Sanya, Shijiazhuang, Xiamen, Zhengzhou
Chengdu Airlines Chengdu, Lüliang
China Eastern Airlines Hefei[1], Kunming, Lianyungang, Nanjing, Qingdao, Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shijiazhuang, Taiyuan, Wenzhou, Wuhai, Wuxi, Xi'an, Yuncheng
China Eastern Airlines
operated by Shanghai Airlines
Hailar, Shanghai–Hongqiao
China Express Airlines Alxa Left Banner, Arxan, Chifeng, Chongqing, Dalian, Erenhot, Hailar, Handan, Harbin, Holingol, Jiagedaqi, Manzhouli, Ordos, Shenyang, Tongliao, Ulanhot, Wuhai, Xi'an, Xining, Yulin, Zhalantun
China Southern Airlines Changchun, Changsha, Guangzhou, Haikou, Luoyang, Qingdao, Sanya, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Urumqi, Xi'an, Yinchuan, Zhengzhou, Zhuhai
China United Airlines Beijing–Nanyuan
EVA Air Taipei–Taoyuan
Fuzhou Airlines Hailar, Harbin, Xi'an
GX Airlines Guiyang, Nanning, Zhengzhou
Hainan Airlines Beijing–Capital, Changchun, Changsha, Haikou, Hangzhou, Nanchang, Sanya, Shanghai–Pudong, Shenzhen, Tongren, Urumqi, Zhengzhou
Hebei Airlines Hailar, Shijiazhuang
Hongtu Airlines Kunming, Nanjing
Jiangxi Air Hailar, Nanchang
Juneyao Airlines Shanghai–Pudong
Loong Air Chifeng, Xi'an
Lucky Air Chengdu, Hailar, Kunming, Taiyuan, Zhengzhou
New Gen Airways Charter: Bangkok–Don Mueang, Krabi, Phuket
Qingdao Airlines Hailar, Yantai
Ruili Airlines Kunming, Qingdao, Taiyuan
Shandong Airlines Changsha, Chifeng, Harbin, Hong Kong (mid-stop ; continues to Harbin),Jinan, Jining, Qingdao, Tianjin, Urumqi, Xiamen, Yinchuan
Shenzhen Airlines Shenzhen, Wuhan
Sichuan Airlines Chengdu, Hailar
Spring Airlines Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shijiazhuang, Yangzhou
Suparna Airlines Chifeng, Hailar, Shenzhen
Tianjin Airlines Bayannur, Chifeng, Chongqing, Dalian, Datong, Guiyang, Hailar, Hangzhou, Hefei, Lanzhou, Ningbo, Qingdao, Shenyang, Tangshan, Tianjin, Tongliao, Ulanhot, Wuhai, Xi'an, Xilinhot, Yantai, Yinchuan, Zhengzhou
Seasonal: Moscow–Sheremetyevo (begins 8 July 2018)[2]
Vietnam Airlines Charter: Nha Trang[3]
West Air Chongqing, Harbin
XiamenAir Changsha, Chongqing, Dalian, Fuzhou, Hailar, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hefei, Quanzhou, Wuhan, Xiamen, Yichang

Cargo[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
China Postal Airlines Nanjing, Taiyuan, Zhengzhou
SF Airlines Hangzhou

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