Friday, September 12, 2008

Yinchuan Hedong Airport

Yinchuan Hedong Airport is an airport in Yinchuan, Ningxia, People’s Republic of China . It is located 25km east of the city of Yinchuan in Linhe County.

Brief intro

Yinchuan Hedong Airport is the only civilian airport in Ningxia. It is a relatively small airport compared to many airports in China however it is the autonomous region's main aviation gateway. Its name Hedong meaning "East of the River" literally derived from the fact that the airport is located east of the Yellow River. It is presently connected to over 20 cities by either direct flights, or transferring in Xian and Beijing. The terminal building covers a total area of 15,000 sq m . Its annual capacity of handling 819,000 passengers is to be improved by a new expansion under consideration.

Airlines and destinations

*Air China
*China Eastern Airlines
*China Express Airlines
*China Southern Airlines
*Hainan Airlines
*Shandong Airlines
*Shanghai Airlines
*Shenzhen Airlines
*Sichuan Airlines

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