Sleeping in Airports

Yinchuan Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Yinchuan 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.

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 Yinchuan Hedong Airport.

What to Expect

  • The single terminal connects to many domestic destinations, and a few international cities.
  • Economy class travellers can pay to access one of two airport lounges. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.

Where to Sleep

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  • For uninterrupted sleep, there is a hotel located on the airport property, within walking distance. See our Airport Hotel section below for more info.

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.

Airport Lounges

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 (ie. Priority Pass). 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!

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Yinchuan Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Airport Hotel Yinchuan – Located 100m north of the airport. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Yinchuan Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Yinchuan 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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Terminal 2, north side, Level 1 and 2.

Baby Care Facilities – A Nursing room with cradles, baby carriages, baby cribs and toys is available. Location: Terminal 2, Airside, near Gate 6.

Baggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage trolleys are available free of charge throughout the terminals and in the parking garage.

Drinking Water – Thirsty? Drinking water fountains providing cold and hot water are available free of charge. Locations: available throughout the airport.

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update, it is not known if there are any 24 hour food operations available. The airport offers a small variety of food concessions including a KFC and Burger King which are open 6:00AM – last flight.

Information Desk – An information desk can be found in Terminal 2, next to the No.10 check-in counter. Hours: 6:00AM – last flight.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Luggage Wrapping – Luggage wrapping is available. Location: Terminal 2, by the No. 2 terminal entrance. Hours: 6:00AM – last flight. Rates: ¥20.00 per bag.

Medical Services – A medical clinic can be found in Terminal 2, North side, 2nd Floor. Hours: 6:30AM – last flight.

Mobile Charging – Chargers can be found in all departure and arrivals halls.

Prayer Room – Prayer rooms for muslim travelers are available. Location: Airside, near Gate 5.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Smoking – You can find designated smoking rooms in Terminal 2, across from Gates 3 and 5.

Airport Hours

Information not available.


As of March 2018, Yinchuan airport is served by the following airlines: Air China • Xiamen Airlines • Emirates • China Southern • Sichuan Airlines • China Eastern.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Airport Buses

A comfortable and economical alternative to taxis, airport buses offer service on three different routes:

  • Route 1 – to/from Westport Aviation Hotel
  • Route 2 – Yinchuan Zhonghui Hotel
  • Route 3 – Wuzhong Hotel

For a list of departures times, visit the Yinchuan Airport website.


Metered taxis are readily available for hire on the 2nd floor of Terminal 2, near exit door 2.

Last updated: 2018-10-23

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.