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|Name||Hohhot Baita International|
|Region||Asia and Pacific|
|Location||Hohhot, Inner Mongolia|
1083.868774 m3,556 ft
|Coordinates||40° 51' 5" N, 111° 49' 27" E|
| All Airports
|ZBAA, ZBER, ZBHH, ZBSJ, ZBTJ, ZBYN, ZGGG, ZGHA, ZGKL, ZHCC, ZHHH, ZJHK, ZJSY, ZLXN, ZLXY, ZMMC, ZPPP, ZSAQ, ZSCN, ZSFZ, ZSHC, ZSJN, ZSNB, ZSNJ, ZSOF, ZSPD, ZSQD, ZSSS, ZSWX, ZSWZ, ZSYT, ZUBD, ZUCK, ZUDC, ZUGY, ZUJZ, ZULS, ZUUU, ZWTP, ZWWW, ZYCC, ZYHB, ZYTL, ZYTX|
|Date/Time||02 September 2014 11:00:00|
|Clouds||clouds and visibility OK|
|Tag(s)||Hot and High Operations|
Hohhot Baita International Airport
ICAO: ZBHH IATA: HET
Hohhot Baita International Airport is an airport in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China. It is the largest airport in Inner Mongolia and lies 14.3 km7.721 nm
46,916.011 ft east of downtown Hohhot.
Located in the south central part of Inner Mongolia, Hohhot is encircled by the Daqing Shan to the north and the Hetao Plateau to the south. The city features a cold semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSk), marked by long, cold and very dry winters, hot, somewhat humid summers, and strong winds, especially in spring. The coldest month is January, with a daily mean of −11.6 °C, while the July, the hottest month, averages 22.6 °C. The annual mean temperature is 6.73 °C, and the annual precipitation is approximately. 400 millimetres, with more than half of it falling in July and August alone. More recently, due to desertification, the city sees sandstorms on almost an annual basis.
Flight Safety Considerations
- Hot and High Operations, refer to a combination of aerodrome altitude and temperature which have a detrimental effect on aircraft performance.
- Sand Storm, activity results in reduced visibility and the ingestion of sand and dust particles into engines, pitot static systems and conditioning packs causing blockage and corrosion.
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of ZBHH
None on SKYbrary