Friday, September 12, 2008

Harbin Taiping International Airport

Harbin Taiping International Airport is an international airport in Harbin, Heilongjiang, China. Harbin Taiping Airport, formerly known as Yanjiagang Airport, is located about 33km away from the city of Harbin and was constructed in 1979 with further expansion between 1994 and 1997 at a cost of about $960 million RMB. In 1984 it was upgraded to an international airport status. Today it serves as an important transportation hub for northeastern China and is the largest northernmost airport of China. Its terminal building is also currently the largest in northeastern China.

It is capable of handling 6 million passengers annually and is currently connected with more than 50 air routes both domestic and international. Currently it has one 3200 metres asphalt runway.

Airlines and destinations


*Air China
*China Eastern Airlines
*China Southern Airlines
*China United Airlines
*Hainan Airlines
*Okay Airways
*Shandong Airlines
*Shanghai Airlines
*Shenzhen Airlines
*Sichuan Airlines
*Spring Airlines
*Xiamen Airlines


*Asiana Airlines
*Cathay Pacific
*China Southern Airlines
*Sakhalinskie Aviatrassy
*Vladivostok Air


Harbin Airport is big and divided into international and domestic terminals like Sydney airport.

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