Airport Code: PEK
Brief Intro: Beijing Capital International Airport is situated in the Shunyi District of the city, about 25 km (about 15.5 miles) northeast of Tiananmen Square, and is China's busiest and most important international airport. It consists of three terminal buildings. The high standard of services and facilities has attracted 66 airlines to operate here. Currently, the airport has flight connections to some 88 domestic and 69 foreign cities.
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Terminal 1 of Capital Airport
Just occupying an area of 60,000 square meters, Terminal 1 of Capital Airport has the longest history originating from January, 1980. While the larger T2 and T3 were put into use successively, T1 has been the operational base for Hainan Airlines' domestic flights. Currently, there is a convenient passage linking T1 and T2, which just takes 5 minutes on foot.
Airline Companies in T1
Beijing-Shanghai Air Express, Capital Airlines (JD), Grand China Airlines Domestic (CN), Hainan Airlines Domestic (HU), Tianjin Airlines (GS)
Terminal 2 of Capital Airport
Covering an area of 336,000 square meters, T2 of Capital Airport was originally built on October, 1995 and put into use on November, 1999. Although it is the extension project for T1, T2 was built much larger than the previous one. Before the opening of T3, it played the vital role in the aerial transportation in China. Currently, T2 is the busiest terminal taking on the domestic airlines to and from Beijing although the Air China in T3 supplies frequent domestic flights. On the other hand, housing over 30 international airlines companies, this terminal is also one of the major ports for passengers to entry into and exit from China.
Airline Companies in T2
Facilities of T2
Services of T2
Terminal 3 of Capital Airport
T3 of Airport has been attracting much public attention since coming into use in 2008. It has a unique modernistic design and is the second largest airport terminal in the world, only after Terminal 3 of the Dubai International Airport. Some 26 national and international airlines have moved into this building that runs 2900 meters long from north to south.
Airline Companies in T3
T3 Arrival & Departure Guides
T3 Transfer Guide
Services of T3
Facilities of T3
Airport Express Train
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Airport Shuttle Bus
Currently, there are nine different shuttle bus routes connecting the airport with various locations in the downtown area, such as Xidan, Railway Station, West Railway Station, Nanyuan Airport and others.
Airport Intercity Bus
|Capital Airport—Tangshan City|
Cross Terminals Free Shuttle Bus
|Cross Terminal Free Shuttle Bus|
Pick-up stations: T1 -- Gate3-5 on the 1st Floor; T2 -- Gate 11 on the 1st Floor; T3 -- Gate 5 on the 1st Floor
Route: Gate 5 of T3 Arrival Floor→T2 Departure Floor→T1 Departure Floor→Gate 11 of T2 Arrival Floor→Gate 5 of T1 Arrival Floor→T3 Departure Floor→Gate 5 of T3 Arrival Floor
Operating hours: every 10 minutes at 06:00~23:00; every 30 minutes at 23:00~06:00 (the next day)
Driving to the Airport
There are four expressways leading to the airport with two of them running directly from northeastern Beijing to the airport and two others connecting with nearby highways. The first expressway was opened in September 1993. The twenty-kilometer long highway runs entirely within the confines of the Beijing municipality starting from Sanyuanqiao at the 3rd Ring Road.
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Beijing airport express train terminal
Because of the incredible growth of passenger traffic in and out of Beijing, a new civilian airport for domestic flights will begin construction in 2010. Capital Airport will still act as the international hub and construction of a fourth runway to expand its capacity is being planned.
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