Tianjin Binhai International Airport

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Tianjin Binhai International Airport

天津滨海国际机场
Tianjin Binhai International Airport 201509.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorCivil Aviation Administration of China
ServesTianjin
LocationDongli District, Tianjin
Hub for
Focus city for
Elevation AMSL3 m / 10 ft
Coordinates39°07′28″N 117°20′46″E / 39.12444°N 117.34611°E / 39.12444; 117.34611
Maps
CAAC airport chart
CAAC airport chart
TSN is located in China
TSN
TSN
Location in China
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
16R/34L 3,600 11,811 Concrete
16L/34R 3,200 10,499 Concrete
Statistics (2017)
Passengers21,005,001
Tonnes of cargo268,283
Aircraft movements169,585
Tianjin Binhai International Airport
Simplified Chinese天津滨海国际机场
Traditional Chinese天津濱海國際機場

Tianjin Binhai International Airport (IATA: TSN, ICAO: ZBTJ) is an airport located in Dongli District, Tianjin. It is one of the major air cargo centers in the People's Republic of China.

It is the hub airport for Tianjin Airlines, established in 2004, and privately owned Okay Airways, as well as a focus city for Air China.

In 2017, Tianjin Binhai International Airport handled 21,005,001 passengers, a growth of 24.5% over 2016, making it the 19th busiest airport in China.

The airport is also the site of the Airbus A320 final assembly line which started operations in 2008,[1] and Airbus A330 Completion and Delivery Center which was completed by the end of 2017.

In 2018, Hainan Airlines started operating flights to Vancouver, making it the first ever route from Tianjin to a destination outside of Asia. The route ended in January 2019.[2]

New terminal and second runway[edit]

Construction of a new terminal began in 2005 and was fully operating by 2008. The airport expansion provides a state-of-the-art terminal building, which is more than three times bigger than the current one at 116,000 m2. When the three construction phases are complete the airport terminal will be over 500,000 m2 and be able to handle 40 million passengers a year. Over the period of the project the airport site will enlarge from the current 25 km² to 80 km². The airport as a whole will resemble Amsterdam's Schiphol airport in size and will be able to handle over 500,000 tons of cargo and 200,000 flights a year.

The expansion, with a total investment of nearly 3 billion yuan (409.5 million U.S. dollars) widened the runway to 75 meters from 50 meters and lengthened it to 3,600 meters. In May 2009, the airport has also completed the construction of a second runway, and the expected number of passengers will exceed ten million.

The terminal has Tianjin Airlines headquarters.[3]

On August 28, 2014, Tianjin Binhai International Airport Terminal 2 came into use. The second floor is used as an arrivals hall, while the first floor is a departure hall. Underground, on level B1, there is a public transport hub, used to connect the airport terminal to various methods of public transportation. This includes a subway station level, a transfer hall and an underground parking lot. Terminal 2 is connected to subway line number 2, meaning that passengers can get to the terminal straight from Tianjin Railway Station.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
9 Air Guangzhou, Guiyang
AirAsia X Kuala Lumpur–International
Air China Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Changchun, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Daqing, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Haikou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hohhot, Hong Kong, Huizhou, Korla, Kunming, Lianyungang, Naha, Osaka–Kansai,[5] Qionghai, Sanya, Seoul–Incheon, Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shanghai–Pudong, Shenzhen, Shiyan, Taipei–Songshan, Taiyuan, Tokyo–Narita, Tonghua, Urumqi, Weihai, Wenzhou, Xi'an, Xiamen, Xining, Yinchuan, Yining, Yuncheng, Zhuhai, Zunyi–Maotai
Air Macau Macau
Asiana Airlines Seoul–Incheon
Beijing Capital Airlines Lijiang, Sanya
Chengdu Airlines Chengdu, Hailar, Ulanhot
China Eastern Airlines Baoshan,[6] Chifeng, Dali, Harbin, Kunming, Luzhou, Mangshi, Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shanghai–Pudong, Ulanhot, Xishuangbanna
China Express Airlines Baicheng, Baotou, Changzhi, Chaoyang, Chongqing, Dalian, Guyuan, Haikou, Jining, Jixi, Lijiang, Lüliang, Mudanjiang, Qiqihar, Tianshui, Xinzhou, Xishuangbanna, Yinchuan, Yiwu, Zhalantun, Zunyi–Xinzhou
China Southern Airlines Changchun, Dalian, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Hotan, Jieyang, Nanning, Sanya, Urumqi, Wuhan, Yiwu
China United Airlines Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shanghai–Pudong
Colorful Guizhou Airlines Guiyang, Wanzhou, Yibin
Donghai Airlines Dongying, Huaihua, Shenzhen
EVA Air Kaohsiung, Taipei–Taoyuan
Far Eastern Air Transport Taipei–Songshan
Fuzhou Airlines Baotou, Fuzhou, Hailar, Harbin, Linyi, Xi'an, Xinzhou, Yichang, Zhoushan
GX Airlines Changde, Guiyang, Luoyang, Nanchong, Nanning, Nanyang, Yichang
Hainan Airlines Changsha, Dalian, Guangzhou, Haikou, Harbin, Shenzhen, Yan'an
Hong Kong Airlines Hong Kong
I-Fly Seasonal charter: Liège, Moscow–Vnukovo
Japan Airlines Nagoya–Centrair
JC International Airlines Sihanoukville[7]
Jiangxi Air Nanchang
Joy Air Alxa Left Banner, Baotou, Shijiazhuang, Yantai, Yulin
Juneyao Airlines Changbaishan, Shanghai–Pudong
Korean Air Seoul–Incheon
Lanmei Airlines Siem Reap
Lion Air Charter: Denpasar/Bali[8], Manado[9]
Loong Air Ningbo
Lucky Air Lanzhou, Mianyang
Malindo Air Kota Kinabalu
New Gen Airways Charter: Krabi
NokScoot Bangkok–Don Mueang
Okay Airways Aomori, Baise, Changsha, Chengdu, Chizhou, Guangzhou, Guilin, Haikou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Jeju, Kalibo, Kunming, Nanning, Ningbo, Osaka–Kansai, Sanya, Shenzhen, Tokyo–Haneda, Wuhan, Xi'an, Yancheng, Zhanjiang, Zhuhai
Seasonal: Da Nang[10]
Charter: Krabi
Qingdao Airlines Karamay, Qingdao
Ruili Airlines Changzhi, Enshi, Kunming, Xiangyang
Scoot Singapore
Shandong Airlines Hohhot, Qingdao, Xiamen, Zhuhai
Shanghai Airlines Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shanghai–Pudong, Xiamen
Shenzhen Airlines Quanzhou, Shenzhen
Sichuan Airlines Beihai, Changchun, Chengdu, Chongqing, Haikou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Huai'an, Kunming, Lanzhou, Lijiang, Nanchang, Phuket, Quanzhou, Zhangjiajie
Spring Airlines Jeju, Osaka–Kansai, Sanya, Shanghai–Pudong, Shenzhen, Yancheng, Yangzhou
Charter: Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi
Spring Airlines Japan Tokyo–Narita
Thai AirAsia X Bangkok–Don Mueang (begins 3 May 2019)[11]
Thai Lion Air Bangkok–Don Mueang[12], Phuket[13]
Tianjin Airlines Auckland, Changchun, Changsha, Chengdu, Chifeng, Chongqing, Dalian, Datong, Dongying, Fuyang, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Haikou, Hailar, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hengyang, Hohhot, Hotan, Huizhou, Jingdezhen, Kunming, Lanzhou, Linfen, Liupanshui, London-Heathrow,[14] Nagoya–Centrair,[15] Nanyang, Ningbo, Osaka–Kansai, Qingyang, Rizhao, Sanya, Sapporo–Chitose, Seoul–Incheon, Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shanghai–Pudong, Sydney, Tokyo–Haneda, Urumqi, Wenzhou, Wuhan, Xi'an, Xiamen, Xilinhot, Xinzhou, Yantai, Zhengzhou, Zhuhai, Zunyi–Xinzhou
Charter: Jeju, Phuket, Vladivostok
Tibet Airlines Changchun, Chengdu, Chongqing, Gannan, Kunming, Lhasa, Qamdo
West Air Chongqing
XiamenAir Changchun, Changsha, Chongqing, Dalian, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Guiyang,Haikou, Hangzhou, Jakarta–Soekarno-Hatta, Kuala Lumpur–International, Lanzhou, Liuzhou, Nanning, Quanzhou, Shanghai–Pudong, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Xi'an, Xiamen, Yuncheng, Zhuhai

Cargo[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Air Cargo Global Oslo
Air China Cargo Shanghai–Pudong
ANA Cargo Dalian, Osaka–Kansai, Tokyo–Narita[16]
Grizodubova Air Company Abakan
China Cargo Airlines Shanghai–Pudong
Hong Kong Airlines Hong Kong[17]
Lufthansa Cargo Frankfurt, Krasnoyarsk[18]
Korean Air Cargo Seoul–Incheon
TransAVIAexport Airlines Novosibirsk[17]
Volga-Dnepr Abakan[17]
Uzbekistan Airways Navoi
Yangtze River Express Munich

Statistics[edit]

In 2008, the airport handled 166,558 tonnes of freight, and became the 11th busiest airport in China. Tianjin Airport is also among the fastest-growing airports in China, registering a 20.2% increase by passenger traffic and a 33.2% increase in terms of cargo traffic in 2008.

Movements 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
Passenger 8,499,143 8,139,988 7,554,172 7,277,106 5,780,281 4,637,299 3,860,752 2,766,504 2,193,914 1,705,271 1,103,491 1,092,121 941,178 884,448
Freight (TM) 203,068 194,241 182,856 202,484 168,103 166,558 125,087 96,756 80,192 70,995 48,681 41,722 36,503 44,387

Ground transportation[edit]

The Airport is served by Binhai International Airport Station on Line 2 of the Tianjin Metro since the station's opening on August 28, 2014. The metro fare to downtown is 3 yuan.[19]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Airbus in China". Archived from the original on 2 April 2018. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Hainan Airlines 1Q19 Vancouver service changes". airlineroute.net. Retrieved 17 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 May 2012. Retrieved 23 July 2012.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 7 March 2011. Retrieved 23 July 2012.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Tianjin Flights Schedule, Flights to Tianjin and Flights from Tianjin". Retrieved 7 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Air China adds Tianjin Osaka service". Routesonline. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  6. ^ 新航季 · 2019夏秋新航线 ① | 启程!探索新旅程!
  7. ^ "JC (Cambodia) International Airlines launches Sihanoukville-Tianjin service – Blue Swan Daily". blueswandaily.com. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  8. ^ Lion Air adds Denpasar – Tianjin service from mid-July 2018
  9. ^ Lion Air Layani Penerbangan Charter Manado ke Tianjin
  10. ^ "Okay Airways adds Da Nang service from July 2017". routesonline. Retrieved 23 June 2017.
  11. ^ https://newsroom.airasia.com/news/2019/3/8/airasia-x-thailand-launches-bangkok-tianjin-travel-to-the-metropolis-of-2-cultures-from-only-thb-2590-one-way
  12. ^ New Destination : Bangkok - Tianjin : THB 3,855
  13. ^ New Destination to China
  14. ^ https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/279493/tianjin-airlines-moves-chongqing-london-to-heathrow-from-late-aug-2018/
  15. ^ "Tianjin Airlines adds Tianjin – Nagoya service in S19". routesonline. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  16. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 8 July 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2011.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  17. ^ a b c http://www.hongkongairport.com/flightinfo/eng/cargo_dep.html, Shijiazhuang, Zhengzhou
  18. ^ F_221. "German air cargo carrier opens Tianjin-Frankfurt route". Retrieved 7 June 2015.
  19. ^ "2号线机场延伸线28日开通 天津站至机场票价3元". Retrieved 7 June 2015.

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