Hohhot Baita International Airport

Airport Code: HET

Location: Hohhot Baita International Airport is located about 9 miles (14 kilometers) to the east of the city, and 3.5 miles (5.5 kilometers) from the famous Ten Thousand Huayan Scriptures Pagoda. The pagoda is also called White Pagoda, Baita in Chinese; hence the airport got the name. In addition, the airport is 5 miles (8 kilometers) away from local East Railway Station, and 11 miles (17 kilometers) from the West Railway Station.

Brief Intro: The airport was first built in 1958 and has been expanded several times. Presently 31 airlines are operating international and domestic flights here with over 130 air routes, connecting with many cities/areas such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Changchun, Xi'an, Haikou, Hong Kong, Taipei and Taichung.

Terminal Building

Hohhot Airport only has one terminal building, which covers an area of around 13.5 acres (5.5 hectares). It consists of a main building, corridors and bridges, and is divided into two floors: 1F serves as Arrival Hall and 2F as Departure Hall. 10 domestic and 2 international check-in channels are equipped. Cafes, restaurants and other stores here provide great convenience for passengers. In addition, 12 VIP lounges are set on 1F, and 9 first-class lounges on 2F.

Airline Companies

Air China (CA), Tianjin Airlines (GS), Capital Airlines (JD), China Southern Airlines (CZ), China Eastern Airlines (MU), Okay Airways (BK), China United Airlines (KN), Xiamen Airlines (MF), Shanghai Airlines (FM), Shandong Airlines (SC), EVA Air (BR), Shenzhen Airlines (ZH), West Air (PN), Hainan Airlines (HU), China Express Airlines (G5), Ruili Airlines (DR), Sichuan Airlines (3U), Spring Airlines (9C), Lucky Air (8L), Dalian Airlines (CA), China Postal Airlines (8Y), Aero Mongolia (OM)



Bus Number  No. 97  No. 12
Route & Main Stops Office Building of Hohhot Airport – Family Area of the Airport – Saihan District Ethnic Primary School – Inner Mongolia Museum – Wanda Plaza – Bank of China – Xinhua Square TCL Electric Company – Hohhot Municipal Government – Huidong Wholesale Market – Inner Mongolia Institute of Science and Technology – Hohhot Airport - Tengjiaying
Service Hours  07:00 – 20:00 for May 1st - Oct. 7th
07:00 – 19:00 for Oct. 8th - Apr. 30th the next year
07:00 – 20:00 for May 1st - Oct. 7th
07:00 – 19:00 for Oct. 8th - Apr. 30th the next year
Frequency  15-20 minutes  10-15 minutes
Fare  CNY1  CNY1

 Shuttle Bus
Line 1
Route   Airport – West Railway Station West Railway Station - Airport
Main Stops   East Railway Station, Hohhot Municipal Government, Wanda Plaza, Tuanjie Community, Changlegong, Gulou Flyover, Zhaojun Hotel Yijia Hotel, Jinyi Hotel, East Railway Station
Service Hours  10:00 – 22:00 every 30 minutes, and other schedules depend on flight arrivals.  05:40, 07:00 – 21:00 every an hour
Fare CNY15 CNY15
Ticket Counter  Ticket booth opposite to the exit of Arrival Hall  Ticket booth to the west and east of the exit of West Railway Station
Boarding Point  Shuttle bus pick-up point, opposite to the exit of Arrival Hall  Shuttle bus pick-up point to the east of the front square of the West Railway Station
Tip: If one will catch a flight leaving from the West Railway Station, it is suggested to depart 3 hours in advance.
Line 2
Route Airport - HNA Grand Hotel Portman HNA Grand Hotel Portman - Airport
Main Stops   Party Building of Inner Mongolia Regional Autonomous Government, Development and Reform Commission of Inner Mongolia, North Gate of Zhuyuan Community, Fazhan Community, Xuefu Garden Xuefu Garden, Fazhan Community, North Gate of Zhuyuan Community, Development and Reform Commission of Inner Mongolia, Party Building of Inner Mongolia Regional Autonomous Government, East Railway Station
Service Hours   09:00 – 21:00 at intervals of no more than an hour 05:40, 07:00 – 21:00 at intervals of an hour
Fare CNY15 CNY15
Ticket Counter  Ticket booth opposite to the exit of Arrival Hall  Customer reception center on the 1F of HNA Grand Hotel Portman
Boarding Point   Shuttle bus pick-up point, opposite to the exit of Arrival Hall In front of the HNA Grand Hotel Portman
Right outside of the Arrival Hall of the terminal building, official taxi stands are available. Here are the reference taxi fares:
Destination Fare Duration
Dazhao Temple CNY40-50  25-30 minutes
Zhaojun Museum About CNY70  35-40 minutes
Five-Pagoda Temple CNY40-50  25-30 minutes
Ten Thousand Huayan Scriptures Pagoda CNY20  15 minutes
Hohhot Railway Station CNY30-40  30-40 minutes
East Railway Station CNY20 15 minutes

Services & Facilities

Location: in the east of Island D, 2F of the terminal building
Air ticket purchasing is available here. Passengers with e-tickets can finish the check-in procedure with the self-service check-in machine.

 Left Baggage and Lost & Found Services
Location: neighboring the elevator to the west of the lobby on 2F, International Terminal
Operating Hours: 07:30 - 22:00
Phone Number: +864714941015
CNY 15 per day if the dimension (length, width and height) of the luggage is below 200cm. For each additional 0-12 hours, extra CNY10 is charged.
CNY 40 per day if the dimension is over 200cm. For each additional 0-12 hours, extra CNY10 is charged.
Note: The longest storage duration is 30 days.

 Airport Hotel: in the northeast of the airport, within 330 yards (300 meters) away from the terminal building.
Booking Hotline: +86 0471 4942777

 Cafes & Restaurants
Location: east of the Arrival Hall, 1F
Service Hours: 06:00 – 23:00

Ajisen Ramen
Location: west of the Arrival Hall, 1F
Service Hours: 10:00 – 22:00

Flavor Tang
Location: near Boarding Gate no. 9, Restricted Area, 2F
Service Hours: 06:20 – 21:30

A-Layer Cafe
Location: International Restricted Area, 2F; near Boarding Gate no. 6, Restricted Area, 2F.
Service Hours: 07:00 – 21:30

 First-aid Room
Location: opposite to Boarding Gate no. 6, within the restricted area to the east of the terminal building. 
Operating Hours: 24 hours
Hotline: +86 0471 4941227 / 4941247

 Car Rental
Location: Service Counter of the China Auto Rental, in the Domestic Arrival Hall, 1F (in the west of Gate no. 1)
Operating Hours: 08:00 - 21:00
Hotline: 400-616-6666

 Useful Phone Numbers
Airport Consulting Number: +86 0471 96777
Airport Shuttle Bus Inquiry: +86 0471 4941151
Customs Hotline: +86 0471 12360 / 4941719
Left Luggage: +86 0471 4941015

Smoking rooms, nursing rooms, locker rooms, and ATMs are also equipped here.

- Last updated on Jun. 20, 2022 -
Questions & Answers on Hohhot Baita International Airport
Asked by MN Murali from MALAYSIA | Jan. 21, 2019 00:58Reply
Hi..what is most attractive place in hohhot?
Answers (1)
Answered by Quinn from DENMARK | Jan. 21, 2019 18:45

You are advised to tour around the Gegentala Grassland, Xilamuren Grassland and Zhaojun Museum.
Asked by Kambalah from PHILIPPINES | Jan. 11, 2018 02:07Reply
Hi, how much taxi cost from huimin mosque at Zhongshan west road to huhhot baita airport.
Answers (1)
Answered by Marsha from AUSTRALIA | Jan. 11, 2018 02:45

It costs CNY50-60.
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