Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Baotou Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit. Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.
BAV Airport Overview
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Baotou Erliban Airport.
What to Expect
Baotou Airport (code: BAV) has a single, old terminal that serves many domestic destinations year round, plus a few seasonal destinations. We are unable to confirm details on eateries, shops, and other facilities. WiFi is available inside a couple airport lounges, which economy class passengers can pay to enter. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for locations and rates.
Sleeping in Baotao Airport
Unfortunately, we do not yet have any reviews from travellers who have slept at this airport. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours. Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. If you have some time to spare please write a review, send a tip or share photos to help future travellers.
For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Baotao Airport Guide.
In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.
If sleeping in Baotou Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:
- West Lake Hotel – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
- Jinjiang Inn Baotou Donghe Train East Station – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport sshuttle. » Check Rates
To see more options there is a list of hotels near Baotou Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships
Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there are lounges that you can enter through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!
WiFi is available at Baotou Airport inside the lounges. [ see Airport Lounges above ] At the time of this update, we did not have any information about WiFi availability elsewhere in the terminal.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Unavailable.
Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.
Showers – Unavailable.
As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.
Baotou airport is served by the following airlines: Air China • Chengdu • China Eastern • China Southern • China United Airlines • Fuzhou Airlines • Hainan Airlines • JC International Airlines • Joy Air • Long Air • Shandong Airlines • Shanghai Airlines • Spring Airlines • Vietnam Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
At the time of this update, we were unable to find any hotels that provide hotel shuttle service.
See Airport Hotels above.
Last updated: 2020-10-23
This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning. All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or write a review.