Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Hohhot 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.
HET Airport Overview
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down of what to expect during your time at Hohhot Airport.
What to Expect
Hohhot Airport (code: HET) consists of a single terminal that opened in 2007. Facilities are limited, but the WiFi may help pass the time while you wait for your flight. For added comfort, there are lounges that economy class passengers can pay to use. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.
Where to Sleep
We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport that provide an airport shuttle, though some charge a fee. See locations in the Airport Hotels section below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
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 Hohhot Baita Airport does not appeal to you, these are some of the closest hotels to the airport:
- Baita Airport Hotel – (Inside the airport) Airport shuttle is not necessary. » Check Rates
- Super 8 Hohhot Chang Le Gong – (15 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
- Holiday Inn Hohhot – (25 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available, spot must be booked at least 4 hours in advance. » Check Rates
To see more options there is a list of hotels near Hohhot 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 by paying at the door or 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! .
- Golden Century Lounge (Gate 19) – Location: Domestic Terminal, Airside, near Gate 19.
- Golden Century Lounge (Gate 12) – Location: Domestic Terminal, Airside, near Gate 12.
- First Class Lounge – Location: multiple locations in the Domestic and International Terminals. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.
WiFi is available at Hohhot Airport inside the lounges. The business center also offers internet access. [ See Business Center below ]
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
Baby Care Facilities – If you are travelling with an infant, there are baby care rooms for breastfeeding and diaper-changing.
Banking Services – A bank is located in the airport, information regarding the hours and location is unavailable.
Business Center – Copying, printing, mobile charging (chargers not supplied), internet access and more, are available at the airport Business Center. Location: Arrivals Area, 1st Floor. Hours: 8:00AM – 9:00PM.
Comfort Zone – If you would like to relax before your flight, there is a comfort zone which offers tea and even pedicures for a fee. Hours: 8:00AM – 10:00PM.
Drinking Water – Thirsty? Drinking water free of charge is available at the airport.
Duty Free & Shopping – The airport offers a good variety of shops to pass the time including many convenience stores. Shops are available Landside and Airside and operate with varying schedules, with most open from 8:00AM – 9:00PM.
Food & Drink – Food concessions are available Landside and Airside and operate with varying schedules. Airside offers more options with most being opened from 6:20AM – 9:00PM. Landside (Arrivals) the KFC is open 6:00AM – 11:00PM. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options.
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Location: International Terminal, Landside, 2nd Floor. Hours: 7:30AM – 10:00PM. Rates: CNY 15/small bag/day and CNY 40/bags over 200cm/day, each additional 0-12 hours are charged CNY 10.
Medical Services – A First-Aid room is available. Location: Airside, opposite Gate 6. Hours: 24 hours.
Mobile Charging – The airport Business Center provides a space to charge your devices; however, you need to supply your own cables.
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 – Not available.
While it appears that this airport closes at night, as of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.
Hohhot airport is served by the following airlines: 9 Air • Air China •Air Guilin • Aero Mongolia • Beijing Capital Airlines • Chengdu Airlines • China Eastern • China Express Airlines • China Southern • China United Airlines • EVA Air • Fuzhou Airlines • GX Airlines • Hainan Airlines • Hebei Airlines • Hongtu Airlines • Jiangxi Air • Juneyao Airlines • Loong Air • Lucky Air • Qingdao Airlines • Ruili Airlines • Shandong Airlines • Shanghai Airlines • Shenzhen Airlines • Sichuan Airlines • Spring Airlines • Suparna Airlines • Tianjin Airlines • West Air • XiamenAir.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
HET airport is well connected to the bus system offering a few choices between city buses and airport express buses. Local bus No. 97 (to Xinhua Plaza) and No. 12 (to TCL King Electrical Company or Tengjiaying) provide service between the hours of 7:30AM – 8:00PM, departing from the airport every 30 – 45 minutes. As of this update, the city bus fare is RMB 1.
The airport provides two shuttle buses. One bus runs in between the airport to the West Railway Station, and operates between 10:00AM – 10:00PM, once per hour; however afterwards, the bus runs according the the flight schedule. The ticket office and the bus stop are both located opposite the exit of the Arrivals Hall. A bus ticket costs RMB 10.
There are car rental services at the airport. Counters are located in the Domestic Arrivals lobby.
Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area.
Last updated: 2019-03-31
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.