Yinchuan Hedong Airport

Yinchuan Hedong Airport

Yinchuan Hedong Airport (Chinese: 银川河东机场) is an airport in Yinchuan, Ningxia, People’s Republic of China airport codes|INC|ZLIC. It is located 25km (16 miles) east of the city of Yinchuan in Linhe County.

Brief intro

Yinchuan Hedong Airport is the only civilian airport in Ningxia [ [http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_hb5562/is_200511/ai_n22725548 NINGXIA TO BUILD TWO REGIONAL AIRPORTS | AsiaInfo Services | Find Articles at BNET.com ] ] . 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 (3.7 acres). Its annual capacity of handling 819,000 passengers is to be improved by a new expansion under consideration.

Airlines and destinations

*Air China (Beijing, Chengdu)
*China Eastern Airlines (Beijing, Guangzhou, Nanjing, Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shanghai-Pudong, Ürümqi, Xi'an)
*China Express Airlines (Chongqing)
*China Southern Airlines (Beijing, Changsha, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hohhot, Hong Kong, Nanjing, Shenyang, Ürümqi, Xi'an)
*Hainan Airlines (Beijing, Guangzhou, Xi'an)
*Shandong Airlines (Jinan, Qingdao, Taiyuan, Ürümqi)
*Shanghai Airlines (Shanghai-Hongqiao, Shanghai-Pudong, Xi'an, Zhengzhou)
*Shenzhen Airlines (Shenzhen, Xi'an)
*Sichuan Airlines (Chengdu, Kunming)

ee also

*List of airports in the People's Republic of China


* [http://www.farecompare.com/flights/Yinchuan-INC/city.html Yinchuan Destinations]
* [http://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/ningxia/yinchuan/airport.htm Travel China Guide]

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