Darhan Muminggan Joint Banner General Airport is ready to accept commercial flights, according to local media reports.
The airport, located in Bailing town, Darhan Muminggan Joint Banner, Baotou, in North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region, includes a 1,200 meter-long runway, an additional runway which measures 173 m in length and 15 m in width, a plane docking area measuring over 8,000 sq m and a modern airport terminal.
The new airport is expected to improve the transportation conditions and investment environment of the banner, promote the development of trade and tourism to boost regional economic growth.
The airport will connect the area with other Inner Mongolia destinations including Baotou, Hohhot, Urad Middle Banner and Ordos.
After the official launch of the airport, it will mainly carry out short-distance transportation tasks. The journey from Baotou to Darhan Muminggan Joint Banner is expected to be shortened to 40 minutes.
Air tickets can be purchased online or through telephone booking.
An artist’s impression of the airport in Darhan Muminggan Joint Banner in Baotou. [Photo/tourism bureau of Baotou]
Darhan Muminggan Joint Banner, Baotou, in Inner Mongolia autonomous region [Photo/Baotou Daily]
A conference on the general airport is held. [Photo/Baotou Daily]