Yinchuan Hedong International
Yinchuan Hedong International Airport is a popular and beautiful international airport. It is the primary airport that is serving Yinchuan, the capital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, People’s Republic of China. The Yinchuan Hedong International Airport is located 25 kilometers (16 mi) southeast of downtown Yinchuan in the town of Linghe of Lingwu City. It is a small airport compared to many airports in China, and it is nevertheless the autonomous region’s main aviation gateway. This international airport is for public use and is operated by the government. The best thing about this airport is that it is connected to over twenty cities by either direct flights or transferring in Xi’an and Beijing. Yinchuan Hedong International Airport consists of a terminal building that covers a total area of 15,000 square meters (160,000 sq ft). In 2013, this international airport was considered as the thirty-nine busiest airport in China. Yinchuan Hedong International Airport popularly serves as an aviation gateway for Yinchuan, the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region’s capital city in China. It is named “Hedong,” which translates to “east of the river” that is deriving from the airport’s position east of the yellow river.