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, Xian, Haikou, Hong Kong, Taipei and Taichung.
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.
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|
|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|
|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.|
|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|
|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:
|Dazhao Temple||CNY40-50||25-30 minutes|
|Zhaojun Tomb||About CNY70||35-40 minutes|
|Five-Pagoda Temple||CNY40-50||25-30 minutes|
|Ten Thousand Huayan Scriptures Pagoda||CNY20||15 minutes|
|East Railway Station||CNY20||15 minutes|
|West Railway Station||CNY30-40||20-25 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
Location: west of the Arrival Hall, 1F
Service Hours: 10:00 – 22:00
Location: near Boarding Gate no. 9, Restricted Area, 2F
Service Hours: 06:20 – 21:30
Location: International Restricted Area, 2F; near Boarding Gate no. 6, Restricted Area, 2F.
Service Hours: 07:00 – 21:30
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
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
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.