Baita International Airport (HET)

Hohhot Baita International Airport (HET) is located in the heart of Inner Mongolia’s capital city Hohhot. It is one of the most important international airports in the country serving more than 6 million passengers from all over the world. Named after one of the most popular tourist attractions, Baita International Airport is a hub of cultural confluence and economic development. 

Hohhot Baita Airport (HET) commenced operations in 1958. It has since undergone many makeovers–the latest being in June 2007 that led to the construction of a new terminal. 

General Information about Baita International Airport

The following table is an overview of Baita Airport indicated below:

AirportHohhot Baita International Airport
Airport TypePublic
Built In (Year)1958
Hub forTianjin Airlines, Genghis Khan Airlines, Air China Inner Mongolia
Baita Airport CodeHET
Baita Airport TerminalsTerminal 1
Baita International Airport Runway1
Baita International Airport Coordinates40°51′05.12″N 111°49′26.77″E
Baita Airport AddressVR4C+5JV, Konggang Blvd, Saihan District, Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China
Official Phone Number86 471 96777
Elevation1,084 m / 3,556 ft

Baita Airport Code

Baita International Airport code is HET. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of Hohhot city that the airport serves. Baita International Airport (HET) is located at a height of 1,084 meters above sea level. 


Baita Airport Map

The Baita Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Baita Airport Terminal

Spread across an area of more than 54,000 square feet, Baita International Airport (HET) terminal features 11 parking jetways and a world-class runway that is capable of handling more than 3 million passengers. Over a period of time, this facility has evolved into a valley of urbanism as it is surrounded by scores of urban areas with some room to accommodate the growing traffic. 

Baita International Airport Runway

Baita International Airport (HET) is serviced by a single runway facility: 

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Nearest Airports to Baita International Airport

Some of the closest airports to Baita Airport are:

  • Tianjin Binhai International Airport – 618 km 
  • Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport – 744 km 
  • Yinchuan Hedong Airport – 752 km 
  • Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport – 943 km
  • Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport – 1178 km 
  • Xi’an Xianyang International Airport – 1619 km

Airlines Operating from Baita International Airport

The following airlines operate from Baita Airport:

  • 9 Air 
  • Aero Mongolia 
  • Air China 
  • Air Guilin 
  • Air Travel 
  • Beijing Capital Airlines 
  • Chengdu Airlines 
  • China Eastern Airlines
  • China Express Airlines 
  • China Southern Airlines
  • China United Airlines 
  • EVA Air 
  • Fuzhou Airlines 
  • Genghis Khan Airlines

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