Baotou Airport (IATA: BAV, ICAO: ZBOW) is an airport serving the city of Baotou in Inner Mongolia, China. Baotou Airport was founded preliminarily in 1934 and opened in 1956. The airport is 14 miles (23 km) from downtown areas.
|Serves||Baotou, Inner Mongolia|
|Elevation AMSL||1,012 m / 3,320 ft|
It is a class 4D airport. Runway 13-31 is 9,186 feet (2,800 m) long and 200 feet (61 m) wide. It is equipped at both ends with Instrument Landing Systems (ILS), Approach Lighting Systems (ALS) with sequenced flashers, and touchdown zone (TDZ) lighting. Both the Boeing 737-900 and Boeing 767-300ER aircraft are capable of landing there.
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Accidents and incidentsEdit
- On November 21, 2004, China Eastern Airlines Flight 5210 crashed shortly after takeoff from Baotou Erliban Airport. All 53 people on board the aircraft and two people on the ground were killed.