Tianjin Binhai International Airport

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Tianjin Binhai International Airport

天津滨海国际机场
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Summary
Airport typePublic
Operator Civil Aviation Administration of China
Serves Tianjin
Location Dongli District, Tianjin
Hub for
Focus city for
Elevation  AMSL 3 m / 10 ft
Coordinates 39°07′28″N117°20′46″E / 39.12444°N 117.34611°E / 39.12444; 117.34611
Maps
ZBTJ-1A.pdf
CAAC airport chart
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Airplane silhouette.svg
TSN /ZBTJ
Location in Tianjin
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Airplane silhouette.svg
TSN /ZBTJ
TSN /ZBTJ (China)
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TSN /ZBTJ
TSN /ZBTJ (Asia)
Runways
Direction LengthSurface
mft
16R/34L3,60011,811Concrete
16L/34R3,20010,499Concrete
Statistics (2018)
Passengers23,591,412
Tonnes of cargo258,734.8
Aircraft movements179,414
Tianjin Binhai International Airport
Simplified Chinese 天津 滨海 国际机场
Traditional Chinese 天津濱海國際機場

Tianjin Binhai International Airport( IATA : TSN, ICAO : ZBTJ) is an airport located in Dongli District, Tianjin. It is one of the major air cargo centers in the People's Republic of China.

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It is the hub airport for Tianjin Airlines, established in 2004, and privately owned Okay Airways, as well as a focus city for Air China.

In 2017, Tianjin Binhai International Airport handled 21,005,001 passengers, a growth of 24.5% over 2016, making it the 19th busiest airport in China.

The airport is also the site of the Airbus A320 final assembly line which started operations in 2008, [1] and Airbus A330 Completion and Delivery Center which was completed by the end of 2017.

In 2018, Hainan Airlines started operating flights to Vancouver, making it the first intercontinental route serving the airport. However, the route was terminated in January 2019. [2]

Development of the airport

Before 2005, commercial flights were handles in what is now the airport’s cargo terminal. In 2006, a larger terminal was built and is now the passenger terminal. A huge expansion was made to the passenger terminal around 2010 to accommodate more passengers. It has 47 jet bridges and is one of the largest airports in China. It is located in a state-of-the-art terminal building, which is more than three times bigger than the previous terminal, at 116,000 m2. When the three construction phases are completed, the airport terminal will be over 500,000 m2 and will be able to handle 40 million passengers per year. Over the period of the project the airport site will enlarge from the current 25 km² to 80 km². The airport as a whole will resemble Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport in size and will be able to handle over 500,000 tons of cargo and 200,000 flights per year.

The expansion, with a total investment of nearly ¥3 billion ($409.5 million), widened the runway to 75 m (from previous 50 m), and lengthened it to 3,600 m. In May 2009, the airport also completed the construction of a second runway, with the expected number of passengers exceeding ten million.

Tianjin Airlines is headquartered in the terminal. [3]

On 28 August 2014, Tianjin Binhai International Airport Terminal 2 came into use. The second floor is used as an arrivals hall, while the first floor is a departure hall. Underground, on level B1, there is a public transport hub, used to connect the airport terminal to various methods of public transportation. This includes a subway station level, a transfer hall and an underground parking lot. Terminal 2 is connected to subway line number 2, meaning that passengers can get to the terminal straight from Tianjin Railway Station. [4]

Airlines and destinations

Passenger

AirlinesDestinations
9 Air Guangzhou, Guiyang
Aero Mongolia Ulaanbaatar
AirAsia X Kuala Lumpur–International
Air China Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi, Changchun, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Daqing, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Haikou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hohhot, Hong Kong, Huizhou, Korla, Kunming, Lianyungang, Naha, Osaka–Kansai, [5] Qionghai, Sanya, Seoul–Incheon, Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shanghai–Pudong, Shenzhen, Shiyan, Taipei–Songshan, Taiyuan, Tokyo–Narita, Tonghua, Urumqi, Weihai, Wenzhou, Xiamen, Xi'an, Xining, Yinchuan, Yining, Yuncheng, Zhuhai, Zunyi–Maotai
Air Macau Macau
Asiana Airlines Seoul–Incheon
Beijing Capital Airlines Lijiang, Sanya
Chengdu Airlines Chengdu, Hailar, Ulanhot
China Eastern Airlines Baoshan, [6] Chifeng, Dali, Harbin, Kunming, Luzhou, Mangshi, Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shanghai–Pudong, Ulanhot, Xishuangbanna
China Express Airlines Baicheng, Baotou, Changzhi, Chaoyang, Chongqing, Dalian, Guyuan, Haikou, Jining, Jixi, Lijiang, Lüliang, Mandalay, [7] Mudanjiang, Qiqihar, Tianshui, Xinzhou, Xishuangbanna, Yinchuan, Yiwu, Zhalantun, Zunyi–Xinzhou
China Southern Airlines Changchun, Dalian, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Hotan, Jieyang, Nanning, Sanya, Urumqi, Wuhan, Yiwu
China United Airlines Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shanghai–Pudong
Colorful Guizhou Airlines Guiyang, Wanzhou, Yibin
Donghai Airlines Dongying, Huaihua, Shenzhen
EVA Air Taipei–Taoyuan
Fuzhou Airlines Baotou, Fuzhou, Hailar, Harbin, Linyi, Xi'an, Xinzhou, Yichang, Zhoushan
GX Airlines Changde, Guiyang, Luoyang, Nanchong, Nanning, Nanyang, Yichang
Hainan Airlines Changsha, Dalian, Guangzhou, Haikou, Harbin, Shenzhen, Yan'an
I-Fly Seasonal charter: Liège, Moscow–Vnukovo
Japan Airlines Nagoya–Centrair
JC International Airlines Sihanoukville [8]
Jiangxi Air Nanchang
Joy Air Alxa Left Banner, Baotou, Shijiazhuang, Yantai, Yulin
Juneyao Airlines Changbaishan, Shanghai–Pudong
Korean Air Seoul–Incheon
Lanmei Airlines Siem Reap, Sihanoukville
Lion Air Charter: Denpasar/Bali, [9] Manado [10]
Loong Air Ningbo
LOT Polish Airlines Warsaw–Chopin [11]
Lucky Air Lanzhou, Mianyang
Malaysia Airlines Kota Kinabalu [12]
Malindo Air Kota Kinabalu [13]
Okay Airways Baise, Changsha, Chengdu, Chizhou, Guangzhou, Guilin, Haikou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Jeju, Kunming, Nanning, Ningbo, Osaka–Kansai, Sanya, Sapporo–New Chitose, [14] Shenzhen, Tokyo–Haneda, Wuhan, Xi'an, Yancheng, Zhanjiang, Zhuhai
Seasonal: Aomori, [15] Da Nang [16]
Charter: Krabi
Qingdao Airlines Karamay, Mandalay, [17] Qingdao
Ruili Airlines Changzhi, Enshi, Kunming, Lianyungang, [18] Xiangyang
Scoot Singapore
Shandong Airlines Hohhot, Qingdao, Xiamen, Zhuhai
Shanghai Airlines Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shanghai–Pudong, Xiamen
Shenzhen Airlines Quanzhou, Shenzhen
Sichuan Airlines Beihai, Changchun, Chengdu, Chongqing, Haikou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Huai'an, Kunming, Lanzhou, Lijiang, Nanchang, Phuket, Quanzhou, Zhangjiajie
Spring Airlines Jeju, Osaka–Kansai, Sanya, Shanghai–Pudong, Shenzhen, Yancheng, Yangzhou
Charter: Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi
Spring Airlines Japan Tokyo–Narita
Thai AirAsia X Bangkok–Don Mueang
Thai Lion Air Bangkok–Don Mueang, [19] Phuket [20]
Tianjin Airlines Auckland, Changchun, Changsha, Chengdu, Chifeng, Chongqing, Dalian, Datong, Dongying, Fuyang, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Haikou, Hailar, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hengyang, Hohhot, Hotan, Huizhou, Jingdezhen, Kunming, Lanzhou, Linfen, Liupanshui, London–Heathrow, [21] Nagoya–Centrair, [22] Nanyang, Ningbo, Osaka–Kansai, Qingyang, Rizhao, Sanya, Sapporo–Chitose, Seoul–Incheon, Shanghai–Hongqiao, Shanghai–Pudong, Sydney, [23] Tokyo–Haneda, Ulaanbaatar, [24] Urumqi, Wenzhou, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi'an, Xilinhot, Xinzhou, Yantai, Zhengzhou, Zhuhai, Zunyi–Xinzhou
Charter: Jeju, Phuket, Vladivostok
Tibet Airlines Changchun, Chengdu, Chongqing, Gannan, Kunming, Lhasa, Qamdo
Vietnam Airlines Charter: Nha Trang
West Air Chongqing
XiamenAir Changchun, Changsha, Chongqing, Dalian, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Haikou, Hangzhou, Lanzhou, Liuzhou, Nanning, Quanzhou, Shanghai–Pudong, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi'an, Yuncheng, Zhuhai
An Okay Airways Boeing 737-800 at Binhai B-5562 - Okay Airways - Boeing 737-8HO(WL) - TSN (14111595129).jpg
An Okay Airways Boeing 737-800 at Binhai

Cargo

AirlinesDestinations
Air China Cargo Shanghai–Pudong
ANA Cargo Dalian, Osaka–Kansai, Tokyo–Narita [25]
Grizodubova Air Company Abakan
China Cargo Airlines Shanghai–Pudong
Hong Kong Airlines Hong Kong [26]
Lufthansa Cargo Frankfurt, Krasnoyarsk [27]
Korean Air Cargo Seoul–Incheon
TransAVIAexport Airlines Novosibirsk [26]
Volga-Dnepr Abakan [26]
Uzbekistan Airways Navoi

Statistics

In 2008, the airport handled 166,558 tonnes of freight, and became the 11th busiest airport in China. Tianjin Airport is also among the fastest-growing airports in China, registering a 20.2% increase by passenger traffic and a 33.2% increase in terms of cargo traffic in 2008.

Movements20132012201120102009200820072006200520042003200220012000
Passenger8,499,1438,139,9887,554,1727,277,1065,780,2814,637,2993,860,7522,766,5042,193,9141,705,2711,103,4911,092,121941,178884,448
Freight (TM)203,068194,241182,856202,484168,103166,558125,08796,75680,19270,99548,68141,72236,50344,387

Ground transportation

The Airport is served by Binhai International Airport Station on Line 2 of the Tianjin Metro since the station's opening on August 28, 2014. The metro fare to downtown is ¥3. [28]

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