Hefei is the capital and largest city of Anhui Province, People's Republic of China. A prefecture-level city, it is the political, economic, and cultural centre of Anhui. Located in the central portion of the province, it borders Huainan to the north, Chuzhou to the northeast, Wuhu to the southeast, Tongling to the south, Anqing to the southwest and Lu'an to the west. Hefei is located 130 kilometres west of Nanjing in south-central Anhui. Chao Lake, a lake 15 km southeast of the city, is one of the largest freshwater lakes in China.
Airports in Hefei
- Hefei Xinqiao International Airport, Hefei
Hefei Xinqiao International Airport is the main airport serving Hefei, the capital of Anhui Province, China. It is located near the town of Gaoliu in Shushan District, 31.8 km from the city centre. Construction started in December 2008 with a total investment of 3.728 billion yuan. Opened on 30 May 2013, it replaced Luogang Airport as Hefei's main airport.
Hefei Luogang Airport is a former international airport serving Hefei, the capital of Anhui province, China. Opened in 1977, it served as Hefei's main airport until it was replaced by the new Hefei Xinqiao International Airport on 30 May 2013. In 2018, the airport was renamed Hefei Luogang General-Purpose Airport to serve helicopter and other low-flying aircraft.
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When is the Best Time to Fly to Hefei?
Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Hefei for warm-weather activities is from early September to mid-October.
What are the Top 3 Things to Do in Hefei?
- Chao Lake - Chao Lake, also known by its Chinese name Chao Hu, is a lake wholly situated in Hefei, the capital of Anhui Province. It is the largest in Anhui and one of the five largest freshwater lakes in China. Mushan Island is in the lake.
- Xiaoyao Jin - Xiaoyao Jin is a city park occupying an area of about 200,000 square meters, 1/3 of which is water. And the whole park is divided into two parts, the east part and the west part. Xiaoyao Jin was a ferry crossing on Feishui River in ancient times. Outside the park, there are two bridges named Xijin Bridge and Xiaoyao Bridge which are Hefei’s main arteries of traffic to the outside world. The most remarkable characteristics of Xiaoyao Jin Park is that inside the park there is a lake, the surface area of which is 168 mu (mu is the area unit in China, one mu is about 667 square meters) and is almost 40 percent of the whole area of the park. The simple and unsophisticated Xiaoyao Fazenda shows its delicate and charming scenery and its colour with the elaborate but primitively simple waterside pavilion, the flowery windows with red pillars and green roof tiles, and the intoxicant moonlight on the pool. There are three islands in the lake, among which the north island is the biggest while the South Island is the smallest.
- The three kingdoms City Site - The site of the Three Kingdoms New City is the site of the military city built by the Cao Wei regime in the suburbs of Hefei in the Three Kingdoms period to defend against the Sun Wu army. The remaining part of the existing broken city wall is located in Gucheng Village, Sangang Township, Yuyang District, Hefei City. It is about 500 meters long from north to south and 210 meters wide from east to west. ""Jiaqing Hefei County"". In July 1985, the key protection unit of Hefei City Cultural Relics was listed. In May 1998, it was announced as the cultural relics protection unit of Anhui Province. The Sanguo New City Ruins Park is now built at the site.